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July 2, 2012

Rule of Law
odessa-fertilizer-plant-stanislav-markus Emerging Voices: Stanislav Markus on Bottom-Up Property Rights

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Stanislav Markus, assistant …

July 19, 2012

Wars and Conflict
Afghanistan-poppies-trafficking-Taliban-security-development-poverty2 The Complex Ties Among Poverty, Development, and Security

Over the past decade a new conventional wisdom has emerged that security and development are mutually reinforcing, and that long-term security is not possible without reducing poverty and promoting e…

June 28, 2016

Cambodia
Hun Sen Cambodia’s Turn Toward Authoritarianism (Again)

Over the past year, any hopes that Cambodia, where national elections almost led to a change in government three years ago, was headed toward a democratic transition, have been fully dashed. Prime Mi…

May 27, 2016

Economics
Tsai-ing-wen_RTSFSNL Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering from May 20 to May 27, was compiled with …

December 19, 2004

The Teutonic Monetary Policy Tradition

My recent travels took me to old Europe -- and reminded me that the rest of the world is, in many ways, still unprepared for changes set to hit the world economy -- a world economy where the US trade…