The Ambassadors-as-CEOs Model
John Norris writes in Foreign Policy about how the State Department's Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review rethinks the career path and needed skill sets for America's top diplomats.
U.S. Foreign Aid Reform Meets the Tea Party
Report John Norris on how foreign aid reform can continue to gain traction in the 112th Congress.
Can Progressives and Tea Partiers Find Love Across the Aisle?
John Norris lists five foreign policy ideas progressives and tea partiers can both get behindin Foreign Policy.
Reinventing Diplomacy and Development?
John Norris discusses Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's preview of the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review results.
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.
No Easy Fix for U.S. Foreign Aid
John Norris writes in Foreign Policy that reforming our foreign aid system won't be easy.
Nigeria’s Multifaceted Problems Challenge U.S. Policy
Nigeria’s quickly changing demographics are playing host to challenges ranging from environmental degradation to internal conflict, write Andrew Sweet and Michael Werz.
Ask the Expert: Building a Better Security Budget
Video John Norris discusses why our current national security strategy unsustainable and how we can reform the defense budget while still keeping America safe.
Sudan Is Still Up to No Good
The Lord Resistance Army's arrival in Sudan unveils Omar Hassan al-Bashir's unwillingness to bring peace for Darfurians, writes John Norris.
Schools Not Bombs
Long-term stability in Yemen must begin with an overhaul of its notoriously inadequate education system, writes Sarah Jacobs.
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.
Disaster assistance is the right thing to do for Haiti, write Andrew Sweet and Rudy deLeon.