The Road to Better Aid: An Emerging Bipartisan Consensus?
John Norris discusses whether there is an emerging bipartisan consensus on the importance of foreign aid programs.
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.
The Case for Just Jobs
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.
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.
Less Is More
Report Report from John Norris and Andrew Sweet details how a sustainable security approach would improve our national security and our federal budget process.
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.
Stopping the Destructive Spread of Small Arms
Report Report from Rachel Stohl and EJ Hogendoorn looks at how small arms proliferation endangers development and creates insecurity around the world.
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.