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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.

by John Norris | Thursday, January 13, 2011

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.

by John Norris | Friday, December 17, 2010

The Case for Just Jobs

book_alt2 icon 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.

by John Podesta, Sabina Dewan, Isha Vij | Wednesday, December 8, 2010

U.S. Foreign Aid Reform Meets the Tea Party

book_alt2 icon Report John Norris on how foreign aid reform can continue to gain traction in the 112th Congress.

by John Norris | Monday, November 22, 2010

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.

by John Norris | Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Reinventing Diplomacy and Development?

John Norris discusses Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's preview of the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review results.

by John Norris | Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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.

by John Norris | Monday, October 25, 2010

No Easy Fix for U.S. Foreign Aid

John Norris writes in Foreign Policy that reforming our foreign aid system won't be easy.

by John Norris | Friday, September 24, 2010

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.

by Andrew Sweet and Michael Werz | Thursday, August 5, 2010

Ask the Expert: Building a Better Security Budget

play_alt icon Video John Norris discusses why our current national security strategy unsustainable and how we can reform the defense budget while still keeping America safe.

by John Norris | Thursday, July 1, 2010

Less Is More

book_alt2 icon Report Report from John Norris and Andrew Sweet details how a sustainable security approach would improve our national security and our federal budget process.

by John Norris and Andrew Sweet | Tuesday, June 8, 2010

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.

by John Norris | Thursday, March 11, 2010

Stopping the Destructive Spread of Small Arms

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Rachel Stohl and EJ Hogendoorn looks at how small arms proliferation endangers development and creates insecurity around the world.

by Rachel Stohl and EJ Hogendoorn | Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Schools Not Bombs

Long-term stability in Yemen must begin with an overhaul of its notoriously inadequate education system, writes Sarah Jacobs.

by Sarah Jacobs | Thursday, February 25, 2010

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.

by Winny Chen and Megan Adams | Friday, February 19, 2010