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October 11, 2017

Gender
girl kenya school child Investing in Girls’ Education Transforms Rural Communities

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Dr. Kakenya Nta…

September 5, 2017

North Korea
North Korea’s Nuclear Defiance of Trump’s “Fire and Fury” North Korea’s Nuclear Defiance of Trump’s “Fire and Fury”

Following a public demonstration of a completely “homemade” nuclear device claimed to have “great destructive power,” North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test, which the U.S. Geological Survey re…

August 8, 2017

Brazil
"Out Temer" Projected on Brazil's Congress Brazil’s Clouded Political Horizons

Brazil is in a confusing place, with unprecedented voter dissatisfaction but no clear path out of crisis. Markets cheered last week when Congress voted 51 percent to 45 percent not to permit Presiden…

April 28, 2017

Doubts About U.S. Assistance to Egypt

Over the last forty years the United States has given Egypt tens of billions of dollars in military and economic assistance. The aid process has been on automatic pilot, with the United States delive…

January 26, 2009

Israel
Mitchell’s Prospects for Lasting Israeli-Palestinian Accord ’Slim to None’

  Aaron David Miller, a former top U.S. Mideast negotiator, says that naming George J. Mitchell as the new special envoy for Arab-Israeli issue shows the Obama administration is substituting "proces…

January 4, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
the-gambia The looming showdown in the Gambia

This is a guest post by Mohamed Jallow, an Africa watcher, following politics and economic currents across the continent. He works at RTI International in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The…

November 12, 2007

Germany
Kupchan: Mood of U.S. Ties with France, Germany Improve with ‘Slim Pickings’ on Substance

Charles A. Kupchan, CFR’s top Europe expert, sees major improvements in the mood of U.S.-Europe relations, but, he cautions,  there are only “slim pickings” to show on policy issues like Iran and Afg…

June 3, 2015

Corporate Governance
A FedEx MD-11 takes off from the Mojave Airport in California (Reuters). WikiLeaks and Trade: A Healthy Dose of Sunshine

I love WikiLeaks. While I recognize that secrecy has its place, I strongly believe that the affairs of the people should, to the greatest extent possible, be conducted with the full knowledge of the …

October 8, 2015

Americas
Brazil's President Supreme Court's Lewandowski, President Rousseff, Prosecutor-General Janot and Justice Minister Cardozo sing the Brazilian national anthem during the ceremony in Brasilia Latin America v. Citizens United

In a post originally published on ForeignPolicy.com, Shannon O’Neil explains what Brazil and the rest of Latin America can teach the United States about keeping unregulated donations out of elections…

October 8, 2015

Americas
Brazil Supreme Court Edited Latin America v. Citizens United

In a post originally published on ForeignPolicy.com, Shannon O’Neil explains what Brazil and the rest of Latin America can teach the United States about keeping unregulated donations out of elections…