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Learning from the Post-Soviet Era

There are useful lessons from the fall of the Berlin Wall that apply in the Middle East today, observes John Norris. But they apply more to us than the Middle East.

By John Norris | Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Ivory Coast Teeters on the Brink

A political stalemate in the Ivory Coast could quickly turn to civil war, says Sarah Margon. That would be disastrous for the region and bad for the United States.

By Sarah Margon | Friday, March 11, 2011

Rushing Carefully in Libya

John Norris urges the Obama administration to proceed with caution as it’s pressed to intervene in Libya.

By John Norris | Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Libya’s Shaky Future

Sarah Margon lays out what the Obama administration needs to do to respond to the evolving crisis in Libya.

By Sarah Margon | Thursday, March 3, 2011

Qaddafi’s Last Stand?

John Norris and Sarah Margon detail steps the United States can take as protests and violence escalate in Libya.

By John Norris and Sarah Margon | Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Where Do We Go from Here?

John Norris offers guidelines for getting the most out of our aid to Egypt going forward.

By John Norris | Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Case for Just Jobs

book_alt2 icon Report Just jobs raise living standards for millions of people and serve as instruments for promoting global stability and security, write John Podesta and Sabina Dewan.

By John Podesta, Sabina Dewan, and Isha Vij | Wednesday, December 8, 2010

U.S. Foreign Aid Reform Meets the Tea Party

book_alt2 icon Report John Norris on how foreign aid reform can continue to gain traction in the 112th Congress.

By John Norris | Monday, November 22, 2010

Getting Development Right in Haiti

John Norris digs at the roots of Haiti’s longstanding poverty to see how the United States and international community can help create positive change in the country.

By John Norris | Monday, October 25, 2010

Less Is More

book_alt2 icon Report Report from John Norris and Andrew Sweet details how a sustainable security approach would improve our national security and our federal budget process.

By John Norris and Andrew Sweet | Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Stopping the Destructive Spread of Small Arms

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Rachel Stohl and EJ Hogendoorn looks at how small arms proliferation endangers development and creates insecurity around the world.

By Rachel Stohl and EJ Hogendoorn | Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Schools Not Bombs

Long-term stability in Yemen must begin with an overhaul of its notoriously inadequate education system, writes Sarah Jacobs.

By Sarah Jacobs | Thursday, February 25, 2010

Reaffirming Our National Values

Winny Chen and Megan Adams discuss the meaning of President Obama’s meeting with the Dalai Lama and what it means for human rights in China.

By Winny Chen and Megan Adams | Friday, February 19, 2010

Helping Haiti

Disaster assistance is the right thing to do for Haiti, write Andrew Sweet and Rudy deLeon.

By Andrew Sweet and Rudy deLeon | Thursday, January 14, 2010

Excessive Secrecy Undermining Obama’s Human Rights Achievements

Ken Gude notes that the Obama administration is struggling to regain public confidence on torture transparency as the world celebrates Human Rights Day.

By Ken Gude | Thursday, December 10, 2009