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July 17, 2012

Infrastructure
Davis, West Virginia (jmd41280/flickr). Reviving the Economy of America's Small Towns: Is It Possible?

DAVIS, WV -- Can American small towns be revived? And is this something governments should even try to be doing? I’ve been pondering these questions on a brief working escape from this year’s especia…

February 26, 2007

Trade
Is the WTO Dispute Settlement System Fair?

Daniel J. Ikenson and Robert E. Lighthizer debate the mechanism for adjudicating trade arguments.

September 7, 2012

Economics
Beto - LAM Review of Dealing Death and Drugs

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Beto O’Rourke, a Democrat running for the 16th District of Texas (El Paso and its environs), and a shoe-in for the seat. Among his many accomplishments, th…

June 7, 2012

Economics
Peña Nieto - Latin Americas Moment How a Stronger Democracy Will Check the PRI

Here is a piece that I wrote for ForeignAffairs.com on the upcoming Mexican elections and the prospects for the PRI. After voting the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) out of Los Pinos, Mexico…

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May 12, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa Corruption South Africa Moves Against Secretly-Owned Companies

The Tax Justice Network-Africa has issued a press release praising the South African government’s commitment to register and make public the “beneficial owners” of all companies incorporated in the c…

March 17, 2016

Global
Podcast Courtesy-Reuters-Kevin-Lama.jpg Preventing Catastrophic Nuclear Terrorism: A Conversation With Sam Nunn

Sam Nunn discusses preventing catastrophic nuclear terrorism.

October 14, 2015

Religion
Play 20151014_175040.jpg The Roots of Religious Extremism

Jonathan Sacks discusses root causes of religious violence and the transformative power of interfaith understanding for resolving conflict.   

March 18, 2015

Israel
Podcast Netanyahu-Baz-Ratner-Reuter.jpg Media Call on Israeli Elections

CFR senior fellows Robert M. Danin and Elliott Abrams discuss the ramifications of the Israeli election. Justin Vogt from Foreign Affairs magazine presides over the call.

October 14, 2010

United States
Foreign Policy and the 2010 Midterms: Energy and Climate Policy

A possible transfer of political power in the congressional midterm elections could doom short-term chances for a comprehensive climate bill. But experts say climate issues could still be addressed t…