Trump is doing whatever he can to make it impossible for his successor to resolve some of the world’s most intractable problems.
The Pandemic and Oil
With oil prices down and wealthy countries bungling COVID-19, the pandemic has exposed the weaknesses that wealth papers over.
The U.S. Needs a New ‘Good Neighbor’ Policy Toward Latin America
Progressive groups are pushing a potential Biden administration to base its policies toward the region on non-intervention, cooperation, and mutual respect.
Big Tech’s Heavy Hand Around the Globe
Facebook and Google’s dominance of developing-world markets has had catastrophic effects. U.S. regulators should take note.
A Memo to the Next President
The next president can’t just clean up Trump’s mess. They’ll have to prevent a resurgence of Trumpism — and learn from Obama’s mistakes.
How the U.S. Can Support Developing Countries Fighting COVID — for $0
Nigeria has 200 million people, a burgeoning COVID-19 crisis, and poor health infrastructure. Congress needs to act.
A Two-Week Plan to Begin Repairing Trump’s Damage on the World Stage
What first steps could Joe Biden take if he’s elected? Here’s a start.
China and the United States: The 21st Century’s ‘Great Game’
For China, the global war for influence is about trading partners. For the U.S., it could mean something more volatile.
COVID-19 Is a Huge Threat to Stability in Africa
Ongoing conflicts — including U.S. “counterterrorism” operations — combined with escalating poverty and repression could amplify the pandemic’s social cost.
The Pandemic Reveals a Europe More United than the United States
A world led by a unified Europe would be a significantly better place than one mismanaged by a fragmented United States.