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June 25, 2012

Health
Emerging Voices: Nicole Hassoun on Fair Trade for Health

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Nicole Hassoun, assistant pr…

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October 12, 2012

Development
Emerging Voices: Nicole Tosh on Empowering Girls Through Cash Transfers

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Nicole Tosh, a program assoc…

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June 20, 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo
Podcast: Scene Setter for Planned December Election in Congo

Though Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala of Democratic Republic of Congo officially announced on June 12 that President Joseph Kabila would not stand for a controversial third term, this has not ended speculation that Kabila, whose term of office expired in 2016, will find a way to continue to stay in power. Shortly thereafter, in what will surely complicate the election, the International Criminal Court acquitted Jean-Pierre Bemba, the former Congolese vice president, an ex-warlord, and a fierce rival of Kabila.

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April 10, 2014

Economics
Empowering Female Entrepreneurs in Rwanda

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Benjamin D. Stone, director …

Artisan entrepreneurs receive business training from Indego Africa at their cooperative, Covanya, in Nyamata, Rwanda, 2011 (Courtesy Benjamin D. Stone, copyright Indego Africa).

February 27, 2014

Development
Navigating Tensions in Social Enterprise

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Benjamin D. Stone, director …

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February 4, 2013

Cuba
Another Phony Election in Cuba

Democracy may be spreading in large parts of the world and with it genuine, contested elections--but not in Cuba. Cubans "voted" again yesterday for the Cuban "National Assembly," if one uses such t…

July 25, 2016

United States
Disclosure of DNC Emails: Was Russia Making Up for the Fact It Got Caught?

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations.  Identifying the responsible party for a cyber incident is always a challeng…

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April 13, 2016

United States
Banging Your Head Against A Wall: China Shrugs at U.S. Criticism of Censorship

Lincoln Davidson is a research associate for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Last week, the U.S. government claimed that the Chinese government’s Internet censorship system, colloq…

China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei asks journalists for questions during a news conference in Beijing July 7, 2011. Hong largely avoided commenting on U.S. claims that online censorship is a barrier to trade. (David Gray/Reuters)

October 30, 2015

Cyber Week in Review: October 30, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: The U.S. Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) 74-21 while rejecting…

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December 18, 2014

Cybersecurity
With North Korea, Attribution May Be The Easy Part

After weeks of speculation about who was responsible for the hacking of Sony, U.S officials are telling the press that North Korea was "centrally involved." Why the government now feels confident in…

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