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October 5, 2018

Ethiopia
Ethiopia: East Africa’s Emerging Giant

Ethiopia’s new leader, Abiy Ahmed, is seeking aggressive reforms to put an end to discord and build on the country’s progress in recent decades, but a towering set of challenges threatens his agenda.

Children play within the Balderas condominium in Addis Ababa.

April 13, 2007

Aging, Youth Bulges, and Population
The Effects of ‘Youth Bulge’ on Civil Conflicts

The presence of idle and unemployed young people in the developing world, or so-called “youth bulge,” is emerging as a catalyst for internal violence.

June 9, 2008

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe’s Security Sector

As Zimbabwe’s economic crisis has deepened, President Robert Mugabe has ceded significant power to the country’s security forces.

February 12, 2007

Iran
Tehran’s Oil Dysfunction

Backgrounder: Economists say Iran’s mismanaged energy sector and falling oil prices could have consequences for its economy.

April 25, 2006

Colombia
Colombia’s Elections

Incumbent President Alvaro Uribe is favored to win Colombia’s May 28 elections, a result that would mark a departure from the trend that has seen left-leaning governments come to power around the reg…

March 10, 2006

Peru
Peru’s Elections

Peru’s upcoming presidential election could be an important litmus test in a region leaning leftward.