Peace in the Central African Republic Requires Patience

January 21, 2019

Central Africans have good reason to be skeptical about the peace process. This week will start the next, and possibly final, round of an African Union-led peace dialogue on the Central African Republic (CAR) held in Khartoum. The talks will bring together the CAR government of the 14 armed...

Is This the Year Electric Cars Become Exciting?

January 20, 2018

American automakers are weighing continued sales optimism against uncertain policy moves. Meanwhile, electric cars look ripe for consumer-friendly jumps in performance. US automakers sold 17.2 million vehicles in 2017, nearly 320,000 fewer than 2016, snapping a streak of seven straight years of...

Why AI Is Tipping the Scales in the Development of Self-Driving Cars

November 26, 2017

Globally, the US and China are ahead in the race to develop driverless cars. One key reason: advancements in both countries in artificial intelligence. When people think of self-driving cars, the image that usually comes to mind is a fully autonomous vehicle with no human drivers involved. The...