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It’s Time for Development Banks to Start Listening

The aid community often ignores the wishes of the very people it’s supposed to be helping. The world needs a more bottom-up approach to development.

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The Exchange: When Do African Problems Need African Solutions?

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim and Ory Okolloh discuss the continent's brain drain and debate the best ways to keep talent at home.

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Why the World Humanitarian Summit Meeting in Turkey Really Does Matter

John Norris told Foreign Policy readers that the Istanbul conference would be irrelevant. It wasn’t.

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But Will It Scale in Kabul?

As troops draw down in Afghanistan, a handful of ambitious U.S. veterans are launching start-ups in the country where they once went to war.

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Is Jim Kim Destroying the World Bank — or Saving it From Itself?

The good doctor Kim is out to salvage the bank's global relevance. But his radical reforms have critics calling for his head.

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How Tax Havens Rip Off America …

And the poorest nations on Earth.

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Dead Man’s Market and the Boy Gangs of Niger

Impoverished young men have menaced the city of Zinder with rapes and murders. Now Boko Haram wants to turn their ultra-violence into a weapon of war.

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The Exchange: What Do Margaret Thatcher and Genghis Khan Tell Us About the Future of Globalization?

Jeffrey E. Garten and Robert Zoellick on refugees, women, and the connected world.

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A Shot Across the Bow

“I have been studying the global shipping industry since 2000, observing its amazing growth both in cargo statistics and in the size of the ships. ...

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