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January 3, 2013

Rule of Law
Emerging Voices: Amanda Richardson on Land Rights for Women

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Amanda Richardson, an attorn…

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January 31, 2020

Election 2020
Campaign Foreign Policy Roundup: President Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan

Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: Democrats pan the Trump peace plan, Warren unveils her global health plan, and John Delaney depart…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walks to a meeting with the Trump administration in Jerusalem in October 2019. Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

June 25, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Security Hazards of Being a FIFA World Cup Spectator

This guest post was coauthored by Emily Mellgard, research associate, and Amanda Roth, volunteer intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. Even with their immense diversity…

A fan waits for the start of a 2010 World Cup Group E soccer match between Cameroon and Denmark at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria, June 19, 2010. (Dylan Martinez/Courtesy Reuters)

February 19, 2019

Election 2020
Meet Marianne Williamson, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Update: Marianne Williamson announced on January 10, 2020, that she was ending her campaign. Marianne Williamson doesn’t have the traditional background of a presidential candidate. She has never …

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June 20, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya: Violence Coopted by Political Rivalries

This is a guest post by Amanda Roth, volunteer intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa program. She is a graduate student at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affair…

A resident holds a placard as he participates in a protest against the recent attack by unidentified gunmen in the coastal Kenyan town of Mpeketoni, June 17, 2014. (Joseph Okanga/Courtesy Reuters)

December 5, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
An African Odyssey

This is a guest post by Amanda Roth, a former intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Program. She is a graduate student at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, where s…

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July 2, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Eritrea’s Humanitarian Crisis and Mediterranean Migration

This is a guest post by Amanda Roth, a former intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Program. She is a recent graduate from the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, where …

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April 24, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Europe’s Migrant Crisis

This is a guest post by Amanda Roth, a former intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Program. She is a graduate student at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, where s…

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November 7, 2013

Development
The Benefits of No-Strings-Attached Cash

What if I suggested that the best way to fight poverty is simply to give money to poor people, no strings attached? You’d probably say I was crazy. Just dropping cash on the world’s poorest might res…

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February 8, 2016

Health
Zika Virus and Reproductive Health Access in Latin America

In response to the rapid spread of the Zika virus and the increasing number of cases linking the virus to microcephaly—a birth defect frequently characterized by a small head and incomplete brain dev…

Rosana Vieira Alves holds her 4-month-old daughter Luana Vieira, who was born with microcephaly, pictured here at their house on February 3, 2016 in Brazil, which is investigating more than 4,000 suspected cases of this birth disorder, which may be linked to the Zika outbreak. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino