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July 15, 2015

Puerto Rico
Deciphering Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis

Special tax incentives have enabled Puerto Rico to borrow irresponsibly for years, and now the island must take painful steps to balance its budget, explains expert Matt Fabian.

July 27, 2010

Pakistan
Time to Talk to the Taliban?

Despite a spiral of violence in Afghanistan, the United States must reorient its security-first strategy and consider immediate talks with Taliban and other militant fighters, says independent analys…

March 3, 2008

Global
Flannery: Microfinance Just ‘One Factor’ in Economic Growth

Matt Flannery, cofounder of the microfinance website Kiva.org, discusses microfinance and its ramifications for economic development and poverty reduction.

July 11, 2013

Homeland Security
Has the FISA Court Gone Too Far?

While the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has granted U.S. agencies broad legal authority to collect sensitive information, it is hardly a "rubber stamp" for government surveillance requests,…

May 22, 2014

Europe
Do the European Parliamentary Elections Matter?

This week’s European parliament elections could mark a victory for eurosceptics and fringe political groups, an outcome that would likely sour transatlantic relations, says expert Judy Dempsey.