September 18, 2018United States
The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 71 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …
June 20, 2005United States
The current issue of Foreign Affairs contains the rebuttal that Nouriel and I wrote to the David Levey and Stuart Brown’s "Current account deficits do not matter" article that appeared in the March/…
March 12, 2018Diplomacy and International Institutions
In the past, U.S. pundits have raised red flags over a quadrennial ITU conference they fear could lead to a "UN takeover of the internet." The next ITU plenipotentiary conference takes place in the f…
January 25, 2018Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is facing considerable challenges, but if Mnangagwa takes reengagement seriously and if global partners continue to engage with the health sector, the country will have the tools to make remarkable progress.
December 20, 2017Global Governance
The Trump administration’s approach to ten critical global summits in the year ahead will show whether its pullback from multilateralism in 2017 was an aberration or the start of a new normal.