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January 10, 2017

Development
The Women Driving International Development

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Dana J. Hyde, C…

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May 21, 2015

Emerging Markets
Gender Equality and Smart U.S. Foreign Assistance

It has become axiomatic in international development that increasing economic opportunities for women contributes to economic growth. Organizations from the World Bank to the Organisation for Economi…

Women carry bricks on their back as they work at a brick factory in Bhaktapur, Nepal, May 2015. (Courtesy Ahmad Masood/Reuters)

November 13, 2015

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Weekend Reading: Ramlat Bulaq, Bedouin Poetry, and the Islamic State vs. Israel

Omnia Khalil reviews the struggles of everyday life in the Cairene neighborhood of Ramlat Bulaq. William Tamplin takes a look at Jordan’s most popular Bedouin poet and his use of verse to express Ar…

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February 19, 2016

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Tough Talk in South Carolina

South Carolina looks to be living up to its reputation as a rough-and-tumble place for politics. The GOP candidates have been going after each other with a vengeance in the hopes of gaining an advant…

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December 11, 2015

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: More Terrorism Polls

The New York Times and CBS released a new poll this morning showing that terrorism tops the public’s list of the most important issues facing the country. Fourteen percent of Americans point to terro…

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December 4, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Terrorism Concerns Grow

Last month I wrote that domestic policy issues were trumping foreign policy ones in the minds of the American voters. In one poll, eight in ten Americans said that domestic issues would have the bigg…

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October 9, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Weekly Foreign Policy Roundup: TPP and Syria

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal and Russian airstrikes in Syria dominated the foreign policy news from the campaign trail this week. This won’t be the last time you will hear from the candid…

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May 21, 2015

Development
Gender Equality and Smart U.S. Foreign Assistance

It has become axiomatic in international development that increasing economic opportunities for women contributes to economic growth. Organizations from the World Bank to the Organisation for Economi…

Women carry bricks on their back as they work at a brick factory in Bhaktapur, Nepal, May 2015. (Courtesy Ahmad Masood/Reuters)

April 1, 2015

International Organizations
The Odd Couple: Democrats, Republicans, and the New Politics of Trade

Politics, as the saying goes, makes strange bedfellows. This is certainly true in today’s fast-changing U.S. trade debate. The Obama administration has counted on strong GOP support for the centerpie…

A policewoman removes a man protesting the Transpacific Partnership (TPP) as U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on January 27, 2015.

March 23, 2015

Israel
Netanyahu Has the Last Laugh

Wow. Just wow. The river of commentary about Israel’s recent election and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just keeps flowing. As I sat down to write this another piece popped into my inbox…

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