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15 May 2017
Notes from Tunis: A Recent Trip Report

May 10, 2017 Amy Hawthorne The following are notes and impressions from my recent visit to Tunis, ...

15 May 2017
Iran Prepares for Presidential Elections on May 19

On Friday, May 19, Iran will hold first-round election to choose its next president. Friday's contest ...

25 Apr 2017
Members of Congress Seek Answers from Tillerson about Egypt’s Detention of U.S. Teen

In a letter sent to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson this morning, Sen. Cory Booker ...

19 Apr 2017
Turkey Approves Sweeping Presidential Powers, U.S. Policymakers Respond

On April 16, amid contested balloting results and street demonstrations by opposition parties and voters, ...

10 Apr 2017
Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Record: Then and Now

By Michael Marinelli On March 14, President Donald Trump met with Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince ...

08 Mar 2017
Proposed Cuts to Foreign Affairs Budget Meet Resistance

On March 4, White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney confirmed that the Trump administration ...

22 Feb 2017
North African Leaders Plan Libyan Political Summit

North African diplomats are planning to hold a summit in the near future to try to find ...

01 Feb 2017
An MCC Compact for Tunisia

February 1, 2017 by Samantha Parks On December 13,  the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) announced it had ...

31 Jan 2017
Trump Refugee Ban Sparks Widespread Backlash

Photo Credit: Reuters/Carlos Barria Last week, the Trump administration issued an executive order to suspend refugee ...

18 Jan 2017
Jordan Charges Eight with Incitement against the Government for Social Media Posts

  Photo Credit: Getty Images Eight individuals have been charged with “insulting the King” and “incitement to ...