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January 6, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Affordable Housing Crisis in Johannesburg

In general, the economies of the United States and South Africa are based on the “Washington Consensus” of free markets to encourage economic growth. Both countries are characterized by growing inequ…


November 29, 2016

Five Questions About Adolescent Girls in Emergencies

The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…


May 5, 2015

Politics and Government
Campaign 2016: Mike Huckabee, GOP Presidential Candidate

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is taking that age old advice to heart. Back in 2008 he did surprisingly well in the GOP nominating race, despite…


March 2, 2015

The Best Histories of the Vietnam War

Next Sunday marks the fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the first American combat troops in Vietnam. It wasn’t a decision that President Lyndon Johnson had planned on making. True, the previous …

Vietnam War Books

November 2, 2011

Military Operations
Airpower Turns 100

A replica of the Taube airplane similar to the model that Lieutenant Gavotti piloted in 1911. Before humans were capable of heavier-than-air-powered flight, thinkers were already conceiving of ways …

A replica of the Taube airplane that Lieutenant Gavotti piloted in 1911.