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July 23, 2012

Health
Emerging Voices: Stefanos Zenios and Lyn Denend on Low-Cost Healthcare Innovations

Emerging Voices features regular contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Stefanos Zenios, who…

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August 20, 2019

Energy and Climate Policy
Electricity as Coercion: Is There a Risk of Strategic Denial of Service?

This guest post is co-authored by Joshua Busby, associate professor of public affairs at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the LBJ School at the University of Texas a…

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December 7, 2018

Lebanon
UNIFIL and the Hezbollah Tunnels

Israel announced this week the discovery of several tunnels dug by Hezbollah and reaching from Lebanon into Israel. Their existence has been confirmed, and has been condemned not only by Israel but a…

August 30, 2018

Lebanon
What is the Role of UNIFIL?

This month the new head of UNIFIL took up his post. The new UNIFIL Force Commander and Head of Mission is Major General Stefano Del Col of Italy, and UNIFIL is the United National Interim Force in Le…

January 13, 2015

Global
Diplomacy and Religious Engagement: Promise and Pitfalls

Peter Mandaville, director of the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies and professor of international affairs at George Mason University, and Sara Silvestri, senior lecturer in internationa…

March 2, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
Paolo Gentiloni on Italy's Role in the Mediterranean

Paolo Gentiloni discusses the challenges facing Italy and the Mediterranean region in addressing developments in Libya and Syria, as well as ISIS and the migrant crisis.

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September 17, 2015

Vatican City
The Pope’s Soft-Power Push

Pope Francis will use his upcoming high-level visits to the U.S. and UN to press the concerns of the poor and marginalized, says expert Kenneth Himes.

February 26, 2014

Global
Widening Inequality Threatens U.S. Growth and Social Mobility

Inequality has been steadily rising in the United States since the 1970s, but the gap between rich and poor increased dramatically following the financial crisis of 2008. José Ángel Gurría of the Org…

February 26, 2014

Global
Widening Inequality Threatens U.S. Growth and Social Mobility

Inequality has been steadily rising in the United States since the 1970s, but the gap between rich and poor increased dramatically following the financial crisis of 2008. José Ángel Gurría of the Org…

June 1, 1999

Politics and Government
Transatlantic Tensions

Americans and Europeans are divided by more than an ocean when it comes to designing and carrying out policies toward countries that repress human rights, develop weapons of mass destruction, and/or …