Kerry to Move Soon on Law of the Sea



That most famous and frustrating of oceans treaties looks to be back on the Senate agenda. Again. The momentum is building. Scott Borgeson at the Council on Foreign Relations released a report last week that comprehensively makes the case for U.S. accession to the Law of the Sea Convention.

Guest Post by Katherine Tiedemann: Pakistan’s Aid Conundrum



(Photo Credit: BBC) Katherine Tiedemann is a Program Associate at the New America Foundation/American Strategy Program. Ahmed Rashid, a venerable Pakistani journalist, has an op-ed in today’s Washington Post in which he argues that the United States should remove its conditions from the 5 year, $7.5 billion aid package we have proposed giving to Pakistan….