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September 13, 2017

United Nations
United Nations Headquarters The Role of the UN General Assembly

The seventy-second session of the UN General Assembly will be dominated by debates over nuclear disarmament, African development, and the rights of indigenous peoples.

August 14, 2017

Trade
A truck carrying logs heads toward the Canada border. Reuters. Renegotiating NAFTA: Let the Games Begin

The North American Free Trade Agreement was the first in U.S. history to slash trade barriers between a wealthy country and a much poorer one. This week, the NAFTA will mark another first when offici…

June 2, 2017

Brazil
Judge Barroso Brazil’s Most Underreported Reform Battle

With all of the turbulence in Brazil, observers can be forgiven for ignoring a potentially paradigm-shattering initiative that picked up speed last month: reducing politicians’ court privileges. So…

September 14, 2016

South Sudan
Understanding the Roots of Conflict in South Sudan

South Sudan’s civil war is the result of a weakly institutionalized state and may require the African Union’s intervention to find peace and stability, says expert Alex de Waal.

April 12, 2017

Russia
Play RTX33X03_EC.jpg Perspectives on Russia

Experts provide insight on the internal politics of Russia, as well as the current state of U.S.-Russia relations.

May 26, 2016

United States
Play RTX2BO2M_EC.jpg Leading the Race or Falling Behind: A Global Perspective on U.S. Economic Competitiveness

Experts address steps the U.S. federal government can take to bolster economic competitiveness in international markets and to incentivize businesses to invest more in the United States.

November 23, 2015

Cybersecurity
The Hacked World Order

The Internet today connects roughly 2.7 billion people around the world, and booming interest in the "Internet of things" could result in 75 billion devices connected to the web by 2020. The myth of …

November 5, 2015

India
India_Nepal_Madhesi Fresh Upheavals in the South Asian Region

From the day he assumed office, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made clear his priority on establishing strong ties across the South Asian region. His open invitation to the leaders of all the So…