November 30, 2018Mexico
His personalistic presidency threatens years of hard-won institutional gains.
October 1, 2018Health Policy and Initiatives
September 28, 2018—There is a paradox in global health: the…
January 14, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s complicated and long-delayed elections ended with a surprise twist. Right now, it appears that Tshisekedi owes his victory to Kabila and the People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy. That loss of connective tissue to the citizens of the country distorts accountability in ways unlikely to deliver the relief from predatory governance that the Congolese people crave.
January 10, 2019Americas
Investing more in human capital is the region’s best hope to escape the middle-income trap.
January 9, 2019Middle East and North Africa
On January 9, 2005—exactly 14 years ago today—Mahmoud Abbas was elected president of the Palestinian Authority. For a four-year term. Today Abbas begins serving the fifteenth year of his four-year…