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.
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.
Testing Obama’s Sudan Policy
After a lengthy internal battle, the Obama administration has formally rolled out its new Sudan policy.
Lawyers, Guns, and Money
As the Obama administration's Sudan policy review drags on, the Sudanese government, led by a wanted war criminal, President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, clearly looks to Washington and dreams of normalizing relations.
Two Years to Self Destruct in Sudan
Sudan might very well split in half in precisely two years, and policymakers have taken far too little notice.