John Norris explores the future role of the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, in the wake of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and severe budget cuts as a result of the sequester.
John Norris writes on the tendency of crimes against humanity to resurface—even decades later.
Foreign affairs professionals have faced disease, disaster, war, and terrorism over the last 234 years. How secure should today's officers be?
John Norris writes about the astonishing amount of food the world wastes every year and asks why it's so hard to cut down on leftovers, save the environment, and feed the hungry.
The Department of State, Department of Defense, and USAID need greater co-operation to tackle conflict and poverty in the world.
A small gaggle of thick-headed Republicans could derail the entire global economy for a decade.
American citizens are not just hesitant about intervention in Syria but in foreign intervention in any country.
How America is exporting its obesity epidemic.
No contento con exterminar lentamente a la oposición y continuar la despoblación masiva de su país, el presidente sirio, Bashar Assad, aparentemente se vio obligado a lanzar un flagrante ataque con armas químicas en un suburbio de Damasco que mató a cientos, si no miles. Si este tipo de comportamiento de supervillano le suena familiar, […]
Why dictators like Assad just can't quit while they're ahead.
The clock is ticking on the State Department's grand strategy review. Can John Kerry match his predecessor's record on the QDDR?
Issue Brief A series of seismic changes are fundamentally altering how we should think about the relationship between public and private flows targeted at promoting development.
John Norris takes a look back at Samantha Power's work during her tenure at the National Security Staff—namely, the Atrocities Prevention Board.
John Norris writes about the U.S. response to the current political situation in Egypt.