November 14, 2014
The gravest health threats facing low- and middle-income countries are not the plagues, parasites, and blights that dominate the news cycle and international relief efforts. They are …
December 13, 2017
In a year of tumult, were there any positive trends? Experts point to a number of areas where progress was made, from reducing child mortality and poverty to improving women’s rights.
February 26, 2007
Daniel J. Ikenson and Robert E. Lighthizer debate the mechanism for adjudicating trade arguments.
August 20, 2018
A new compilation of data gives insight into the African Islamist insurgency’s reach, tactics, and evolution. It reveals a far higher victim count than previous estimates.
February 22, 2017
Touring Cuba is all the rage these days, with new scheduled flights, cruise ships, and largely phony "educational" visits.
But one man who will not be visiting Cuba is the Secretary-General of the…
June 30, 2017
I appreciate Hugh White taking the time to critique my essay in the current edition of Foreign Affairs, which recommends a course correction in US strategy to deter and, if necessary, deny Chinese co…
July 11, 2017
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Hilary Matfess,…
August 3, 2017
Learn more about modern human trafficking—and how it affects women and girls—through six publications from the Women and Foreign Policy program.
September 26, 2017
Rigorous research on the causes and consequences of unequally distributed growth is necessary to identify solutions. But the best analysis means little in the absence of hands-on consensus-building a…
November 9, 2017
A peace process with the Taliban is almost certainly the best way to end the war in Afghanistan, and arguments for postponing efforts to get one underway overlook the costs of prolonging the conflict…