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Improving Energy Market Regulation: Domestic and International Issues

Improving Energy Market Regulation: Domestic and International Issues

Author: Daniel P. Ahn

High and volatile energy prices have driven the regulation of commodity financial markets to the forefront of the U.S. and G20 policy agendas. Integrated commodity markets require international policy coordination, but not all domestic and international policy initiatives are equally desirable.

See more in Economics; Oil; Global

U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan

U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan

This Independent Task Force report assesses U.S. objectives, strategy, and policy options in Pakistan and Afghanistan. It supports a long-term partnership with Pakistan, calls for a new approach to Afghan political reform, reconciliation, and regional diplomacy, and says that a more limited U.S. mission in Afghanistan would be warranted if the present strategy does not show signs of progress. This report is also available in Italian.

See more in Afghanistan; Pakistan; Nation Building; Politics and Strategy

Eurozone Crisis as Historical Legacy

Eurozone Crisis as Historical Legacy

Author: Mary Elise Sarotte

This essay examines the historical roots of the eurozone crisis, tracing the roots of ongoing political and economic problems back to agreements that were made around German reunification in 1989.

See more in EU; Financial Crises

Electoral Violence in Nigeria

Electoral Violence in Nigeria

Author: John Campbell

This Contingency Planning Memorandum describes the events and trends that indicate Nigerian elections are following a violent trajectory and recommends U.S. policy options for preventing and containing fragmentation of Nigerian society.

See more in Elections; Nigeria