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August 31, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Senator-Coons-West-Africa-CODEL Codel to West Africa

With the exception of U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Halley, the Trump administration has shown little interest in Africa. It has been very slow to make Africa-related appointments: there is still n…

July 18, 2017

US Water BGR header The Beleaguered U.S. Water System

The U.S. water system, among the safest and most reliable in the world, is central to the nation’s economy, but chronic underinvestment, increasing demand, and worsening droughts have revealed weakne…

July 5, 2017

Global Governance
Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters What's at Stake at the G20 Summit

Will the leaders' gathering in Hamburg find consensus on pressing global economic issues? Experts from many of the group's member states assess prospects.

October 28, 2015

Play RTR39JRL_EC.jpg David M. Cote on Emerging Markets

David M. Cote discusses the role of emerging economies in the global economy.

January 9, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Podcast Women's land rights - India Women's Land Rights

Leading international institutions and private sector corporations have concluded that women’s economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity. However, today nearly 90 percent of …

May 3, 2011

United States
Jim Owens: Revitalizing American Competitiveness

Jim Owens, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Emeritus, discusses the importance of competitiveness and free trade issues for the long term economic health of the United States and for the country’s leader…

March 16, 2011

Ivory Coast
Cote d’Ivoire Continues to Deteriorate Cote d’Ivoire Continues to Deteriorate

A man points to a burnt shop near Williamsville after a clash between Ivorian security forces and pro-Outtara fighters in Abidjan. (Luc Gnago/Courtesy Reuters) First it was Tunisia and Egypt, then L…

December 28, 2010

Ivory Coast
ECOWAS in Cote d’Ivoire ECOWAS in Cote d’Ivoire

ECOMOG soldiers stand ready to welcome French troops in Tiebissoude on February 18, 2003. (Luc Gnago/ courtesy Reuters) The international community, led by the Economic Community of West African Sta…

December 20, 2010

Sub-Saharan Africa
 Cote d’Ivoire Conflict Continues Cote d’Ivoire Conflict Continues

The U.S. Department of State has ordered all non-essential employees of the American Embassy in Abidjan to leave the country, and has curtailed consular functions except emergency services for U.S…

December 2, 2010

Elections and Voting
Cote d’Ivoire – Not Looking Good Cote d’Ivoire – Not Looking Good

Incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo’s delay in releasing the results of Sunday’s presidential runoff election in Cote’ d’Ivoire, a minion’s contemptuous destruction on television  of ballot results …