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October 2, 2013

New From CFR: Shannon O’Neil on Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America

In 2012, Latin America received more foreign direct investment than ever before. In a recent blog post, Shannon O’Neil describes the implications of this investment. She explains: Foreign direct inv…


September 30, 2013

New From CFR: John Campell on “Scoring Africa”

In a recent blog post, John Campbell calls attention to a new infographic that compares African countries and serves as, “a great introductory tool to a host of African issues. It also provides a fas…

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September 18, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
New From CFR: John Campell on Education in South Africa

In a recent blog post, John Campbell unpacks claims that South Africa has the worst education system in Africa. He explains: The South Africa educational reality is complex. There is a high quality …


September 9, 2013

Wars and Conflict
New From CFR: Petroleum to the People

In a recent Foreign Affairs article, Larry Diamond and Jack Mosbacher discuss Africa’s resource curse and development strategies that could help avoid it. The authors argue: The influx of funds from…


September 5, 2013

Wars and Conflict
New From CFR: John Campbell on Doctors Without Borders Leaving Somalia

Doctors Without Borders recently announced that they will be leaving Somalia, due to an uptick in violence against medical personnel. John Campbell explains why, despite recent optimism about Somalia…


September 3, 2013

Wars and Conflict
New From CFR: Alexandra Kerr on the Resource Curse

In a guest post on Stewart Patrick’s blog, Alexandra Kerr, program coordinator of CFR’s International Institutions and Global Governance program, discusses the need for transparency in solving the "r…

Miners pan for diamonds in eastern Sierra Leone, April 2012 (Courtesy Reuters/Finbarr O'Reilly).

April 18, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
New From CFR: Helen Clark on the 2013 Human Development Report

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGbRgvDFtAs&feature=player_embedded In a CFR meeting this week, Helen Clark, administrator of the United Nations Development Program, discussed the newly released 2013…

April 11, 2013

New From CFR: Thomas Bollyky on Drug Patents in the Developing World

In light of an Indian court’s refusal to grant a patent to the leukemia drug Gleevec, CFR senior fellow Thomas Bollyky wrote yesterday about the tension between pharmaceutical firms seeking compensat…

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April 3, 2013

New From CFR: Shannon O’Neil on Mexico’s Economic Development

Recently, CFR senior fellow Shannon O’Neil was interviewed on Jim Zirin’s Digital Age about Mexico’s relationship with the United States. Topics included the country’s burgeoning middle class, reform…

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