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November 8, 2010

Wars and Conflict
The Sixth Crisis

A balanced, even-handed account of the forces that are driving Iran, Israel, and the United States toward crisis, and what can be done to defuse it.

November 22, 2010

Israel
In New Book, Authors Simon and Allin Advocate Containing Iran to Forestall Israeli Attack

As the international community’s concern over Iran’s nuclear program grows, and UN Security Council sanctions against Iran prove to be ineffective, an apprehensive Israel gets closer to launching an …

January 10, 2017

Development
hyde-woman-hay_150805_009lr The Women Driving International Development

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Dana J. Hyde, C…

December 15, 2016

Climate Change
The Googleplex, Google's corporate headquarters, generates much of its power from rooftop solar installations (Reuters/Erin Siegel) Under Trump, Private Sector May Lead U.S. Climate Action

This post is authored by Shayle Kann, the head of GTM Research and Senior Vice President at Greentech Media: a Wood Mackenzie Business. As the inauguration of President Donald Trump approaches, th…

January 9, 2018

Conflict Prevention
Play The White House What to Worry About in 2018

Panelists discuss the potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2018, as well as their global political implications.

January 6, 2012

Defense and Security
U.S. Defense Should Follow “All-in or Stay Out” Policy, Writes Richard Betts in New Book on American Force

This collection of essays by Richard K. Betts, a leading international politics scholar, investigates the use of American force since the end of the Cold War, suggesting guidelines for making it more…

May 21, 2015

Emerging Markets
Women carry bricks on their back as they work at a brick factory in Bhaktapur, Nepal, May 2015. (Courtesy Ahmad Masood/Reuters) Gender Equality and Smart U.S. Foreign Assistance

It has become axiomatic in international development that increasing economic opportunities for women contributes to economic growth. Organizations from the World Bank to the Organisation for Economi…

September 12, 2016

United States
Play RTR37SUS_EC.jpg The State of Intelligence: Fifteen Years After 9/11

Experts discuss developments in counterterrorism and intelligence gathering in the past fifteen years, including lessons learned since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

April 25, 2016

Greece
Play RTX1H5DP_EC.jpg Yanis Varoufakis on the Future of Greece and the Eurozone

Yanis Varoufakis discusses the Greek economy, austerity measures in the European Union, and challenges facing the Eurozone.