July 1, 2019Refugees and Displaced Persons
Countries have done too little to fix a broken humanitarian system.
September 2, 2015China
Many Western observers are likely to raise their eyebrows tomorrow when they see that South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye is standing alongside Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin on the reviewing stand …
January 31, 2020China
With the phase one trade deal signed—and with China now promising (somewhat credibly in my view) to raise its imports of agriculture and energy above their pre-trade war levels and (less credibly) pr…
February 13, 2020Diplomacy and International Institutions
Can the world still work together to address today’s most pressing global challenges? A broken economic order, Trump’s incoherent foreign policy, and the corrosion of trust offer little to be optimis…
January 6, 2020World Order
The international politics of 2020 bear unnerving resemblance to the conditions that precipitated World War II.
December 18, 2019China
2019 saw the escalation of the technology cold war between Beijing and Washington. In 2020, restrictions on the flow of technology between the United States and China will continue as the two countri…
February 26, 2020Nigeria
A recently published annual report by the Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) is a salutary reminder of violence in the Niger Delta. The report, the Niger Delta Annual Conflict Report [PDF], shows that there were 416 violent incidents resulting in over one thousand recorded deaths in 2019. The Niger Delta produces most of Nigeria's oil.