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Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, discusses progress toward global poverty reduction, foreign aid challenges, and decisions faced by the United States.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has produced a yearly report since 1990, looking "beyond income assess people's long-term well-being" and focusing on a different global development issue.
The Millennium Project and Declaration seek to eradicate extreme poverty, reduce hunger, and reverse the spread of AIDS and other diseases by 2015.
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