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February 27, 2024

Development
Combating Global Poverty, With Kate Schecter

Kate Schecter, president and CEO of World Neighbors, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss progress and setbacks in promoting economic development in some of the world’s poorest countries.

Podcast Bangladeshi women count money for repayment to a microcredit bank at Dowtia village near Dhaka on January 20, 2004.

June 24, 2024

Nigeria
Who Needs an Emir?

The ongoing Emirship tussle in Nigeria begs broader questions about the place of traditional rulership in Africa’s emerging democracies.

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Lamido Sanusi II, rides on a dressed horse wearing a traditional white outfit.

May 24, 2024

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

Panelists review the humanitarian situation in Gaza and discuss U.S. policy options to address the crisis.  

Play Palestinian boy sleeps on a mattress inside the remains of his family's house in Gaza.

January 31, 2017

United States
Ending the South Sudan Civil War: A Conversation with Kate Almquist Knopf

Kate Almquist Knopf, director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, is the author of a recent Center for Preventive Action report on Ending South Sudan’s Civi…

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January 31, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ending the South Sudan Civil War: A Conversation with Kate Almquist Knopf

Kate Almquist Knopf, director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, is the author of a recent Center for Preventive Action report on Ending South Sudan’s Civi…

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October 10, 2005

Economics
Kate-Moss-thin credit spreads

I never thought I would ever share space in an article with Kate Moss.   We do not exactly move in the same circles.  But William Pesek somehow found a connection - or a least a vivid metaphor. …