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August 24, 2005

Iraq
Tanya Gilly-Khailany on Shiite Federalism

Federalism—the division of power between regional governments and Baghdad—is among the most controversial issues in Iraq’s new constitution. Tanya Gilly-Khailany, director of democracy programs at th…

June 2, 2016

Americas
Prime Minister David Cameron Hosts Anti-Corruption Summit The Anticorruption Boom and U.S. Foreign Policy

April and May brought some of the most important movement on the anticorruption front of any two-month period in the past decade. Recapitulating briefly: - In April, the International Consortium of …

June 2, 2016

China
Prime Minister David Cameron Hosts Anti-Corruption Summit The Anticorruption Boom and U.S. Foreign Policy

April and May brought some of the most important movement on the anticorruption front of any two-month period in the past decade. Recapitulating briefly: - In April, the International Consortium of …

April 12, 2010

United States
A Chance to Boost Nuclear Security

The summit in Washington may produce commitment to a plan for securing nuclear materials from terrorists, largely because of President Obama’s demonstrated willingness to commit the U.S. to nonprolif…

March 22, 2010

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Seeking Nuclear Security Through Greater International Coordination

Overview In April 2009, U.S. president Barack Obama identified nuclear terrorism as the gravest threat to the United States. But debates in the main decision-making bodies in Vienna and New York r…

June 30, 2006

Iraq
The Challenge in Iraq’s Other Cities: Kirkuk

Experts predict that if civil war erupts in Iraq, the spark may come from Kirkuk. Oil-rich and under de facto Kurdish control, the city has emerged as one of Iraq’s most hotly contested flashpoints.

November 1, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Insights into Politics and Development in Nigeria Insights into Politics and Development in Nigeria

Children paddle a canoe near an oil well head in Odidi near Okerenkoko in the creeks of the volatile oil rich Niger delta in Nigeria February 2, 2006. (George Esiri/Courtesy Reuters) Over the last w…

November 11, 2011

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
IAEA Delivers on Iran: Next Steps IAEA Delivers on Iran: Next Steps

Iran's Head of Atomic Energy Organization Fereyoun Abbasi-Davani attends the Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety in Vienna in June 2011. (Herwig Prammer/Courtesy Reuters) On Tuesday, the Un…

January 19, 2006

Iraq
The Role of Kurds in Iraqi Politics

This publication is now archived. What role will Kurds play in Iraq’s future government? Kurds are expected to play a kingmaker role in forming Iraq’s new coalition government. Kurdish parties …