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February 11, 2016

India
A girl studies while sitting on top of a taxi outside her shanty home at a roadside in Mumbai, India (Shailesh Andrade/Reuters). Five Questions on Evaluating Progress to End Poverty with Dean Karlan

This post features a conversation with Dean Karlan, professor of economics at Yale University, president and founder of Innovations for Poverty Action, and founder of ImpactMatters, a newly-launched …

July 17, 2013

Egypt
EchoesofNasser Echoes of Nasser

This article was originally published here on ForeignPolicy.com on Tuesday, July 16. It was October 26, 1954, and Gamal Abdel Nasser was regaling a crowd gathered in Alexandria’s Manshiya Square. A…

July 5, 2011

Thailand
Puea Thai Party’s Yingluck Shinawatra (C) poses for a photo with her coalition after a joint news conference in Bangkok July 4, 2011. How Thailand Got Here

Puea Thai Party's Yingluck Shinawatra (C) poses for a photo with her coalition after a joint news conference in Bangkok July 4, 2011. (Adrees Latif/Courtesy Reuters) Thailand’s political denouem…

June 27, 2012

Egypt
3myths Three Myths About the Muslim Brotherhood

Since Egypt’s Supreme Presidential Election Commission declared Mohamed Morsi the winner of the presidential election, there has been a lot of commentary about the Muslim Brotherhood.  Morsi, an engi…

July 12, 2011

Thailand
Thailand’s Prime Minister-elect Yingluck Shinawatra (L) poses for photographers as she gives United States ambassador to Thailand Kristie Kenney a bouquet of flowers ahead of U.S. Independence Day celebrations in Bangkok July 5, 2011. The U.S. Response to Thailand’s Election

Thailand's Prime Minister-elect Yingluck Shinawatra (L) poses for photographers as she gives United States ambassador to Thailand Kristie Kenney a bouquet of flowers ahead of U.S. Independence Da…

February 2, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: Iraq’s Governing Council

This publication is now archived. What is the makeup of the Iraqi Governing Council?A diverse mixture of Iraqis—including recently returned exiles, tribal leaders, women, religious Muslim conservativ…

May 10, 2010

Thailand
An anti-government It’s Not Over…

Photo courtesy of Reuters/Adrees Latif With an apparent compromise this week between the government and the red shirt demonstrators camped out in Bangkok for months, Thailand’s political crisis appe…

May 18, 2010

Thailand
Thailand and U.S. Policy Thailand and U.S. Policy

Photo courtesy of Reuters/Adrees Latif At this point, the crisis in Thailand has gotten so grave that it verges on civil war and threatens many things, including the democratic gains made over twent…