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Atrocities Prevention Board

Rwanda massacre book_alt2 icon Report With the Atrocities Prevention Board having just completed its first anniversary, it's time to take a look at its accomplishments, challenges, and potential for growth.

by John Norris and Annie Malknecht | Thursday, June 13, 2013

The World in 2030

John Norris writes about why the U.N. goal to end extreme poverty by 2030 might be achievable.

by John Norris | Thursday, May 30, 2013

Ship Storm

There may be valid reasons to question the wisdom of reforming U.S. food aid. But saving the Merchant Marine isn't one of them.

by John Norris | Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Ghost of Iraq

John Norris discusses how the United States' differing approaches to Iraq and Syria have served to make our intentions unclear to the international community.

by John Norris | Wednesday, May 1, 2013

American Assistance Is Spread Too Widely

John Norris examines issues with U.S. military training and assistance to foreign armies

by John Norris | Monday, April 8, 2013

Left Hook

Here are five ways the GOP can outflank President Obama on foreign policy.

by John Norris | Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Turdblossom to the Rescue?

John Norris analyses the role of the Tea Party in CPAC's foreign policy.

by John Norris | Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Let Them Eat Subsidies

The Obama administration could revolutionize aid and save billions—if only Congress would stand up to the farm lobby.

by John Norris | Friday, March 1, 2013

Ending Extreme Poverty in Our Time?

John Norris explains how the United States can work with its allies to end extreme poverty in the next two decades.

by John Norris | Thursday, February 14, 2013

Is America Training Too Many Foreign Armies?

John Norris explains why it's time to take a fresh look at the Pentagon's military assistance programs.

by John Norris | Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Pop Goes the Nominee

John Norris explains why trial ballooning top cabinet appointees, such as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice and former Sen. Chuck Hagel, is such a bad idea.

by John Norris | Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Beyond GDP

John Norris explains how our fixation with economic growth blinds us to broader measures of a society's health—or lack thereof.

by John Norris | Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The Turning Point in Spending for Combating HIV/AIDS

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Aaron MotsoalediDeveloping countries are now outspending international investments in combating HIV/AIDS, and the United States should do more to bolster this encouraging trend.

by Casey Dunning and John Norris | Thursday, November 29, 2012

Four More Years ... in Exile

The Republican foreign-policy establishment faces tough problems after the recent electoral disappointment.

by John Norris | Monday, November 26, 2012

Please God, Not Another Blue-Ribbon Panel

In these times of straitened budgets, an international affairs realignment commission would allow the State Department to do more with less.

by John Norris | Wednesday, October 24, 2012