Middle East

Do Not Lift the Arms Embargo on Libya


The conflict in Libya is intensifying. Battles between rival militias are unceasing and deadly. As I wrote last month, the conflict is unlikely to resolve quickly. Amid this chaos, Egypt recently called for an end to a United Nations-supported arms embargo on Libya. Government officials in Libya previously floated the...

Americas

An Economic Strategy to End Brazil’s Woes


The Brazilian economy grew by 1 percent in the first three months of 2017, putting an end to the country’s longest recession in history. While this end of recession provides much-needed relief for Brazilian economic policymakers and investors, unless substantial reforms are made—notably in the labor market and...