September 10, 2020Cybersecurity
Congress should pass legislation requiring the Department of Defense to assess the vulnerabilities of its weapon systems to cyberattacks.
September 3, 2020Women and Women's Rights
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is back in the headlines with new ferocity. Following Virginia’s ratification earlier this year, the House of Representatives moved swiftly to grant the amendment a n…
September 3, 2020South Africa
South Africa's African National Congress' National Executive Council, led by Cyril Ramaphosa, appears to have taken meaningful steps against corruption while at the same time strengthening the president's position within the party.
August 26, 2020United States
One hundred years ago today, U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby certified that the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified as part of the Constitution. More than seventy years after the Seneca Falls …
August 18, 2020Women and Women's Rights
One hundred years ago today—on August 18, 1920—the U.S. Congress ratified the 19th amendment, making it illegal to deny U.S. citizens the right to vote on the basis of sex. It was a milestone victory…
August 17, 2020Cybersecurity
Cyber operations that target nuclear-armed states could unintentionally pressure them into preemptively using their nuclear weapons.
August 5, 2020Nigeria
On July 29, Boko Haram operatives attacked a convoy with Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, near the town of Baga. According to media reports, the governor was unharmed, but there were casualties in his entourage.