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.
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.
John Norris urges the Obama administration to proceed with caution as it’s pressed to intervene in Libya.
Sarah Margon lays out what the Obama administration needs to do to respond to the evolving crisis in Libya.
John Norris and Sarah Margon detail steps the United States can take as protests and violence escalate in Libya.
John Norris offers guidelines for getting the most out of our aid to Egypt going forward.
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.
John Norris on how foreign aid reform can continue to gain traction in the 112th Congress.
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.
Report from John Norris and Andrew Sweet details how a sustainable security approach would improve our national security and our federal budget process.
Report from Rachel Stohl and EJ Hogendoorn looks at how small arms proliferation endangers development and creates insecurity around the world.
Long-term stability in Yemen must begin with an overhaul of its notoriously inadequate education system, writes Sarah Jacobs.
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.
Disaster assistance is the right thing to do for Haiti, write Andrew Sweet and Rudy deLeon.
Ken Gude notes that the Obama administration is struggling to regain public confidence on torture transparency as the world celebrates Human Rights Day.