Foreign Affairs


, Ezega News
The Unexplored Options for Ethiopian Elections
Kevin Kosar

From Ezega News:

Kevin R. Kosar, vice president of research partnerships at the R Street Institute, states its benefit during COVID-19 by saying, “there are a time-tested means for the country…

, R Street Institute
Event: Congress and Foreign Affairs: How Congress Can Play a Constructive Role
Anthony Marcum

From R Street Institute:

The Executive Branch is not the only voice in foreign policymaking. The Constitution gives Congress numerous foreign affairs responsibilities, including the power to…

, Politics in Question
Podcast: How does populism threaten democracy around the world?
James Wallner

From Politics in Question:

In this week’s episode of Politics In Question, Didi Kuo and Anna Grzymala-Busse join Julia, Lee, and James to consider the global phenomenon of populism and the…

Justice Department Drops Case Against Former Trump Adviser Flynn
Paul Rosenzweig

From VOA:

Paul Rosenzweig, a former Justice Department official now with the R Street Institute, said Barr dropped the case against Flynn in order to spare Trump the political ramifications of…

, Lawfare
International Air Travel as an Indicator of COVID-19 Economic Recovery
Paul Rosenzweig

It seems likely that routine international air travel may not resume until the end of June at the earliest. That, more than President Trump’s wishful thinking, is a true indicator of what economic…

, Nextgov
North Korea Has Hackers for Hire, Agencies Warn
Kathryn Waldron

From Nextgov:

The R Street Institute’s Kathryn Waldron offered a simple reason the government might be seeing a surge in actions from North Korea that could have inspired the alert.


, Washington Examiner
How to hold China accountable without shooting US in the foot
Clark Packard

For the last several years, Washington’s policy community across the ideological spectrum has become increasingly hawkish toward China. The litany of complaints about China runs the gamut from…

, Lawfare
Coronavirus Disinformation and the Need for States to Shore Up International Law
Gary Corn

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, the Kremlin seems to be observing the old adage that one should never let a good crisis go to waste. According to several news outlets, the European External…

, Wilson Center
Ukraine’s Democratic Leakocracy
Kevin Kosar

From Wilson Center:

Just as political philosophers and certain visionary sociologists feared, mediated images now control human attention, which changes the very logic…

, SC Magazine
Telecom firms urge FCC flexibility as carriers replace Chinese equipment
Kathryn Waldron

From SC Magazine:

“We haven’t had an answer in the national conservation about what data constitutes [a] national security risk and part of the reason we don’t know is because we don’t…