December 20, 2017Economics
“I am confident that the apparent disconnect between growth and inflation is a temporary phenomenon,” said ECB executive board member Yves Mersche on December 6. The “deep downturn” in the Eurozo…
August 20, 2019Energy and Climate Policy
This guest post is co-authored by Joshua Busby, associate professor of public affairs at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the LBJ School at the University of Texas a…
May 10, 2019United Kingdom
The birth of Archie, the first son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, has led to British media speculation, picked-up by the New York Times, that the Queen (actually, in conjunction with the Theresa May government) may dispatch them to Africa for a undetermined period. Their role, beyond lubricating the UK’s ties with its former African colonies, would be to build support for the Commonwealth of Nations. It would also get the Royal couple out of the media circus surrounding Archie’s birth. There is further speculation that Archie’s mixed race would make the family particularly attractive to Africans.
February 12, 2019Election 2020
Chances are you haven’t heard of Andrew Yang even though he’s been running for president for more than a year now. By any objective standard, he is the longest of long shots. He has never held politi…
December 7, 2018Mexico
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.
October 18, 2018Cybersecurity
What explains the proliferation of cyber capabilities?
September 18, 2018Cybersecurity
Although there are challenges facing the study of cyber conflict, they are not insurmountable.