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In the Afterglow of the London Conference

With the uptick in violence since the formation of the National Unity Government in Afghanistan in September, led by Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, the ...

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USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah to Step Down

After nearly five years of heading the United States Agency for International Development, one of the Obama administration’s most charismatic and well-liked bureaucrats is leaving ...

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Why USAID Got Into Bed With Cuban Rappers

For evidence that the U.S. government really has run out of ideas in its policy toward Cuba, look no further than the U.S. Agency for ...

Shadow Government

The West Needs a New Strategy for Pakistan

A new report by the German Marshall Fund and the Swedish Defense Research Agency argues that the United States and Europe should adopt a fresh ...

Argument

It’s Time to Rethink How We Do Development

As the latest version of Band Aid heads to Number 1 in the U.K. charts again, it's starting to feel like Groundhog Day in development ...

Argument

Fukuyama’s Fatalism

In Political Order and Political Decay, the second volume of his magnum opus on the underpinnings of liberal democracy, Francis Fukuyama makes the case that ...

Argument

West Africa’s Financial Immune Deficiency

In recent months, as the spreading Ebola emergency took center stage in Washington, the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) have pledged $530 million ...

Transitions

Venezuela’s OPEC Headache

The steep drop in the price of oil we have seen the past few weeks threatens to have profound political consequences. It provides a welcome ...

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Moving Ever Further Out of the Shadows

Moving Ever Further Out of the Shadows

Famous Chinese Sex Scholar Announces Relationship with Transgender Man

Famous Chinese Sex Scholar Announces Relationship with Transgender Man

U.S. Iraq Strategy Missing Key Allies As More Troops Set to Deploy

U.S. Iraq Strategy Missing Key Allies As More Troops Set to Deploy

There’s No Clear Response to Hack that Cancelled ‘The Interview’

There’s No Clear Response to Hack that Cancelled ‘The Interview’

The Palestinians Decide to Roll the Dice at the United Nations

The Palestinians Decide to Roll the Dice at the United Nations

Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

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