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January 24, 2011

Development
Charter Cities: New Options for the Bottom Billion

Economist Paul Romer describes the concept of charter cities as "special reform zones that allow governments to quickly adopt innovative new systems of rules," in order to "create opportunities for m…

December 17, 2010

United States
WikiLeaks and Challenges to Internet Freedom

The WikiLeaks’ controversy reveals inconsistencies in the U.S. government’s approach to Internet speech and the responsibilities of private companies in control of what is now considered public space…

June 11, 2008

China
Symposium on Religion and the Future of China: Session Two: Religion and the State

Watch experts discuss the role of religion in China with regard to the government

July 12, 2010

China
Simmering Technology Tensions

Photo courtesy of flickr/Chrystian Guy While much of the sturm and drang of the "big" issues in U.S.-China relations--Tibet, North Korea, Iran, and RMB revaluation among others--seems to have diss…

Simmering Technology Tensions

June 11, 2008

China
Religion and the Future of China, Session Two: Religion and the State

This event is part of the Religion and Foreign Policy Symposia Series, which is made possible by the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation.   MINKY WORDEN:  Thank you all for joining us to…

June 20, 2011

International Organizations
U.S.-UN Relations: Back to the Future?

United Nations' Secretary General Kofi Annan meets with Senate Foreign Relations Committee chair Jesse Helms in 1997 (Luc Novovitch/ Courtesy Reuters). Toxic partisanship on Capitol Hill. A loom…

U.S.-UN Relations: Back to the Future?

September 7, 2011

Cybersecurity
Cyber Governance and Instability

Paul Twomey, chief executive officer of Argo Pacific, discusses the challenges posed by the present state of global cyber instability for governance at both the corporate and international levels. T…

September 7, 2011

Cybersecurity
Cyber Governance and Instability

Please join Paul Twomey, former president and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), for a conversation on the challenges posed by the present state of global cyb…

May 26, 2011

International Organizations
Giving Peacekeepers Their Due

* co-authored with my research associate, Rebecca R. Friedman With NATO operations in Libya entering their third month and no conclusion in sight, it is improbable that the civil war will resolve de…

June 1, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: This Week in Drones, Yemen, and Hollywood

Alexandra Gibb and Cameron Tulk, “A Drone Field Guide,” Canadian International Council, May 31, 2012. Ashton B. Carter, Speech to the American Enterprise Institute, May 30, 2012. Q: Since 9/11, as …

Yemen protesters