Karen J. Monaghan, CFR national intelligence fellow and an expert on sub-Saharan Africa, discusses India’s investment in Africa and how it differs from China’s approach to the continent.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has surprised many with his bold crackdown on drug violence and his ability to push reforms through the legislature.
A South American development bank proposed by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is likely to go forward, but not as he envisioned it.
As part of the China project, Washington Post takes a detailed look at social and economic factors reshaping China's traditional families.
West Africa’s large oil reserves have attracted especially keen interest from the United States and China, but prompt familiar concerns about the “resource curse.”
The US House of Representatives' Joint Economic Committee looks at the long-term viability of India's susained economic growth, in comparison to its peers.
This comprehensive book explores the currency problems that developing countries face and offers sound, practical advice for policymakers on how to deal with them.
The Wall Street Journal chronicles the effects of China's rush to capitalism in this series of front-page articles from 2006.
Special economic zones boost India’s export potential, but a recent outbreak of violent protests shows local patience for land confiscations is wearing thin.
Morgan Stanley’s David Rubinowitz, Executive Director of Planning Solutions, offers advice to families on teaching wealth management and investing to new generations.
In Prospect, Will Hutton and Meghnand Desai debate China's future.
Fidel Castro’s July decision to temporarily turn over the reins of power to his brother Raul increasingly looks permanent. Many wonder what changes, if any, to expect from Raul—or from U.S. policymakers.
Vietnam’s economy is booming as the World Trade Organization prepares to welcome the communist country as a full member after eleven years of accession negotiations.
Playing Monopoly with the Devil offers sound, practical advice for policymakers on how to deal with the currency problems that developing countries face.
Listen to Botswana President Festus G. Mogae discuss how diamond production has shaped the country's economy and development.
Watch Botswana President Festus G. Mogae discuss how diamond production has shaped the country's economy and development.
Viji Rangaswami argues for the Carnegie Endowment that the U.S. should provide open access for least developed country exports, which would yield real benefits to the global poor and allow the U.S. to reclaim its leadership position in the struggling WTO round.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace takes a look at Syria's path of economic and political reform.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More
A roadmap for the United States' greatest overlooked foreign policy challenge of our time--relations with its southern neighbor. More
Two experts argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty in India: the overall growth of the country's economy. More