Sustainable Security Project and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
The Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative is broadly engaging with many actors regarding the work of the U.N. High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and conducting targeted research and analysis to help advance progress in creating a more prosperous, connected, and resilient world.
The Turning Point in Spending for Combating HIV/AIDS
Developing countries are now outspending international investments in combating HIV/AIDS, and the United States should do more to bolster this encouraging trend.
Engagement Amid Austerity
Report John Norris and Connie Veillette offer a bipartisan report trying to determine how we can make the most efficient and effective use of scarce resources, reform our foreign affairs institutions, and defend our core national interests amid major budget uncertainty.
It All Starts with Training
Report John Norris, Abigail Long, Sarah Margon, and David Abramowitz explain why the United States should invest more in conflict prevention training.
Report Report from Sarah Margon identifies the legislative and policy hurdles that make it difficult for aid groups to do their jobs and how these can be dealt with.
Cutting the U.N. Budget Is (Still) a Bad Idea
Lawmakers pondering U.S. withdrawal from the United Nations need to realize how critical the multilateral institution is to U.S. policy goals, write Sarah Margon and Martin Wolberg-Stok.
Obama Neglects Child Soldiers
Sarah Margon on how the Obama administration could do more to protect child soldiers in troubled nations.
Twenty Years of Collapse and Counting
Report John Norris and Bronwyn Bruton look at the case of Somalia to explore the high cost crisis response rather than prevention.
The Limits of U.S. Assistance to Pakistan
Issue Brief Colin Cookman, Brian Katulis, Sarah Margon, and Caroline Wadhams look at ways to streamline aid to Pakistan while making it more effective.
International War Crimes and Justice
Interactive A slideshow from John Norris and Sarah Margon shows how many senior war criminals have been held accountable for their actions.
After Turkey’s June Elections
Issue Brief Michael Werz, Caroline Wadhams, Matthew Duss, and Sarah Margon on what Turkey's June elections mean for for U.S. foreign policy in the region.
Afghan Aid Under the Microscope
Spending all the development funds in the world will not substitute for an actual functioning Afghan government, writes John Norris.
U.S. Foreign Assistance and the Arab Spring: Bold, but Not Bold Enough
President Obama should acknowledge the limitations of a security-centric approach to the Middle East and endorse a universal vision that is centered on broad and inclusive economic and social development, writes Sarah Margon.
4 Ways to Save $2 Billion While Improving U.S. Foreign Aid
Connie Veillette and John Norris explain how the United States can save $2 billion while improving foreign aid.
The Time to Stop Death in Uganda Is Now!
The Ugandan Parliament is set to vote this week on an extreme bill that targets gays and lesbians for imprisonment and even death. Bishop Gene Robinson and Andre Banks explain what you can do to help stop it.