February 13, 2019Middle East and North Africa
What a late-night meal in Italy taught me about American Exceptionalism in the Arab world.
January 2, 2019Elections and Voting
A look back at election security in 2018.
February 8, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
In the daily Africa in Transition blog, on February 6, 2019, Ambassador Michelle Gavin, a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Program, harshly criticized the United States government’s policy toward the December 2018 presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
January 30, 2019Nigeria
The United States and the United Kingdom have issued a joint statement stating that they will deny visas to Nigerians involved in rigging or violence in the national elections scheduled for February 16. In addition to monitoring polling stations and outbreaks of violence, they will also be monitoring social media for incidents of hate speech and incitement of violence.
January 22, 2019India
Washington will need to identify and commit to specific goals in the Indo-Pacific if this geographic and strategic approach is to be successful.
November 26, 2018Southeast Asia
In the U.S. midterm elections, Democrats took control of the House of Representatives, the U.S. lower house of Congress, for the first time since 2010, ending two years of unified Republican control …