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The Danger of Adding a Vital Ally to the U.S. Travel Ban List

By Donna A. Patterson

Sept. 28, 2017

Trump's addition of Chad to the U.S. travel ban list threatens development and counterterrorism goals in the region.

The Danger of Adding a Vital Ally to the U.S. Travel Ban List

Trump's addition of Chad to the U.S. travel ban list threatens development and counterterrorism goals in the region.


Governing the Future of the Internet

The internet is owned by nobody—so how do we decide who governs it?


What's Happening on Germany's Far Right?

In the wake of Germany's elections, it appears that Angela Merkel has created a vacuum on the right—one an extremist party is keen to fill.


What's at Stake in Kurdistan's Post-Referendum Future?

While Kurdistan's move toward independence may seem like an auspicious beginning, the area is still clouded in political uncertainty.


The Most Empowering Tool for Hurricane Recovery

Want to help residents rebuild after Harvey and Irma? Give them access to reliable data.


Amid Opioid Investigation, Texas and Other States Demand Drug Company Documents

Texas and a coalition of 40 other states have served subpoenas to eight companies that manufacture or distribute prescription painkillers.