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November 6, 2017

Conflict Prevention
Podcast Demonstrators storm Macedonia parliament Preventing the Unraveling of the Balkans Peace Agreements

Tensions are rising in the Balkans and the risk of renewed violence is growing, but the United States can help preserve peace and stability in the region. As part of the Center for Preventive Action’…

October 8, 2012

Education
The University of Georgia in Athens (Courtney McGough / Reuters). Policy Initiative Spotlight: Some HOPE for College Tuition

Having yet to take a finance or economics course, most high-school juniors and seniors could be forgiven for an ignorance of the principle of “return-on-investment” (ROI). However, the concept could …

May 30, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
Play Six Day War U.S. Policy in the Middle East: Fifty Years After the Six Day War

Experts discuss the legacy of the 1967 Six Day War, its influence on U.S. policy in the Middle East for the last fifty years, and the prospects of negotiating a lasting Arab-Israeli peace deal.

November 14, 2016

Religion
Podcast RTX2SM0E.jpg Race, Religion, and Partisanship in the United States

Robert P. Jones discusses race, religion, and partisanship in the United States in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.

February 29, 2008

Elections and Voting
The Caucus System in the U.S. Presidential Nominating Process

Party caucuses, which date to the 1800s, have declined in importance but they could be decisive in choosing the 2008 Democratic presidential candidate.

January 20, 2016

Mexico
Soda_Tax_3-3-16.jpg Are Soda Taxes an Answer in the Fight Against Obesity? A Progress Report From Mexico

In 2014, Mexico, which has a higher rate of adult obesity than the United States, became one of the first countries to implement a nationwide soda tax. Dr. Juan Rivera of the National Institutes of P…

December 14, 2015

United States
Why Leaders Fight Blog Ten Whats With...Michael Horowitz

Michael C. Horowitz is an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania and the associate director of Penn’s Perry World House. His research interests include leadership,…

November 24, 2015

United States
Play RTR4IG4J_EC.jpg Lessons Learned After the Ebola Crisis

Thomas Frieden discusses lessons learned from the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

April 21, 2015

China
Play RTR4S0S6_EC_1.jpg Xi Jinping and China's New Era of Reform

Experts discuss Chinese President Xi Jinping's leadership.