July 5, 2016Asia
It is a common scene among the community of Southeast Asia specialists in Washington. At a talk, or a visit by a leading Southeast Asian politician, the conversation inevitably comes around to the sa…
October 11, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
September 27, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday from now until Election Day, I will be looking at what the presidential candidates are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
September 18, 2019United States
The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 72 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 25, 2019Nigeria
Nigeria and South Africa have been the two African countries of greatest strategic importance to the United States. They are the two largest economies on the continent, and a major venue for U.S. investment. Historically, the United States and Nigeria have cooperated on African issues of mutual concern.
June 30, 2014India
Ashlyn Anderson is a research associate for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) stunned the world with its recent victorie…