100 years ago this month, the Spanish influenza ignited. It would ultimately kill 50 million and bypass armies, health defenses, and geographic barriers in the process. Within this dark chapter of history are important lessons for the world of 2018.
This International Women’s Day should mark the year in which gender is placed as a focus and lens to counter terrorism. Recognizing the various roles of women and girls will result in a more effective and comprehensive counterterrorism strategy.
The combination of a cyclical correction with an imbalance between prices and costs has led to a marked fall in investment in liquid natural gas over the last two years. Three forces can help the sector get back on track.
President Trump's new tariff will probably have the bad effects the critics are alleging, while at the same time providing protection to the domestic industry. Whether the harm he has done will outweigh the benefits to the industry remains to be seen.
The wars that the U.S. is fighting in the Middle East and South Asia will not end until the U.S. implements tactical solutions that address civil and political instability and look beyond the fight against ISIS and the Taliban.
Things are made everywhere, and with tariffs at low levels, rules and standards have become the new protectionism, which is one important reason why trade negotiations have become more difficult—standards are simply much harder to agree on.