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Slavery: As Modern as It Is Ancient

This is a guest post by Emily Mellgard, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. The Australia based, Walk Free Foundation on Oct 17 published their first...
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Fueling the Chinese Economy

with Elizabeth C. Economy, Michael A. Levi, James M. Lindsay
China's growing demand for natural resources has been a boon for commodity producers, but it has also raised concerns about its effects on the global economy. Following the publication of their new book, By All Means Necessary: How China's Resource Quest is Changing the World, CFR Fellows Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael Levi join CFR's Director of Studies James M. Lindsay to discuss some of their findings.
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ROK Green Growth Quarterly Update

by Jill Kosch O'Donnell
As South Korea marks the third anniversary of its green growth policy, the country has gained international diplomatic benefits from efforts to promote the policy while domestic implementation of green growth policies has been mixed.
Task Force Report

More Than Humanitarianism

by Princeton N. Lyman, J. Stephen Morrison with Anthony Lake, Christine Todd Whitman
This CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force finds that Africa is of growing strategic importance to the United States in addition to being an important humanitarian concern, and finds that critical humanitarian interests would be better served by a more comprehensive U.S. approach toward Africa.
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Smart Countries, Foolish Choices

by Amity Shlaes, Gaurav Tiwari
Intuition tells us that oil-rich countries are not friendly to the United States, and that entreprenurial-or "smart"-countries are not endowed with oil. In this Center for Geoeconomic Studies Working Paper, the authors find a triangular relationship between oil wealth, entrepreneurial spirit, and friendliness to the United States. They confirm the idea that "oily" countries are not U.S.-friendly, in contrast to smart countries, which are friendly to the United States and do not have oil. The authors conclude that it is in the U.S. interest to support education and economic diversification in petro-states so those states can become more entrepreneurial and friendly.
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The African Union's Conflict Management Capabilities

by Paul D. Williams
As Africa's strategic importance grows, the African Union is poised to be a U.S. partner on the continent. The AU, however, must take concrete steps to develop its conflict-management capabilities—an area in which the United States can play a critical role.