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The Backlash to Belt and Road

by Andrew Small When Beijing announced its One Belt, One Road initiative five years ago, the global reaction was immediate …

South Africa’s Healthy Democracy

by Philip Martin Democracy in South Africa is in tatters. Or at least that’s the widespread view following President Jacob …

Just and Unjust Leaks

by Michael Walzer All governments, all political parties, and all politicians keep secrets and tell lies. Some lie more than …

A Way Forward for the Balkans?

by Florian Bieber Over the past year, a number of incidents in the western Balkans have raised concerns that the …

Resisting Surveillance

by Joseph Braude* American media last week exposed a classified draft report by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency …

The Two-Degree Delusion

by Ted Nordhaus Global carbon emissions rose again in 2017, disappointing hopes that the previous three years of near zero …