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Interrogating Nigeria’s Tenth-Rate Development Performance through the Lenses of Institutional Extra
Interrogating Nigeria’s Tenth-Rate Development Performance through the Lenses of Institutional Extra

The factor of institutional extractiveness applied to Nigeria. By Chambers Umezulike. (03/01/2018)

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China’s Global Ambitions: The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
China’s Global Ambitions: The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

Implications of China's Belt Road Initiative (BRI). By Prof. Sohail Mahmood. (02/18/2018)

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Reviewing Global Agriculture and the American Farmer: Opportunities for U.S. Leadership
Reviewing Global Agriculture and the American Farmer: Opportunities for U.S. Leadership

Review of Kim Elliott's insightful and important new book, Global Agric... Read More...



Democratic Transitions: Narrated by the Elite
Democratic Transitions: Narrated by the Elite

A brief exploration of the ways elitist corruption undermines democratic transitions in Indonesia and the Philippines. By Sam Brooks. (06/29/2017)

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A More Nuanced Perspective on China’s Embrace of Globalization
A More Nuanced Perspective on China’s Embrace of Globalization

An analysis of globalization's effects on Chinese society and economic development. By Michael McCall. (05/26/2017)

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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): An Analysis of the External Challenges
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): An Analysis of the External Challenges

Explores external factors and challenges presented to the CPEC effort. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/18/2017)

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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): The Political Economy Analyzed
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): The Political Economy Analyzed

Analysis of CPEC and its implications to the political economy. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/08/2017)

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China’s Belt and Road Initiative: A Brief Analysis
China’s Belt and Road Initiative: A Brief Analysis

A look at China's Belt and Road Initiative, and its implications. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/08/2017)

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Discussion Brief: Sustainable Agricultural Productivity Target
Discussion Brief: Sustainable Agricultural Productivity Target

Brief discusses Links to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) / Post-2015 Development Framework and Role of Committee on World Food Security (CFS) & Its Stakeholders. By Mumukshu Patel. (10/01/... Read More...



Myanmar Booms – In Ways Good and Bad
Myanmar Booms – In Ways Good and Bad

Paper analyzes Myanmar’s transition to democracy. By Jeroen Gelsing. (07/27/2015)

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Technology as a Means to Improving Access to Education
Technology as a Means to Improving Access to Education

Online education is an important avenue for citizens in emerging countries to help development.  By Polina Bayramova.  (05/14/2015)

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GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 03/16/2015
GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 03/16/2015

In this week’s GRI Risk Outlook: Nuclear talks with Iran,  possible increases in interest rates, Israeli PM Netanyahu faces reelection hiccups, and more. (Read More...



New Run in Kazakhstan?
New Run in Kazakhstan?

What do next month's elections say about Kazakhstan? By Alessandro Lundini. (Modern Diplomacy, 03/15/2015)

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Putin-Modi Dimensional Meeting
Putin-Modi Dimensional Meeting

A look at the India-Russia two-day annual meeting and its possible outcomes. By Kashi N Pandita.  (12/20/2014)

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Latin America Sees Second Leftist Wave
Latin America Sees Second Leftist Wave

In 2014, there were presidential elections in El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, and Uruguay, with right-of-center and pro-business parties losing every contest.  Wher... Read More...



Left Behind: North African Geopolitics and the Economy
Left Behind: North African Geopolitics and the Economy

Although economic projections look promising for sub-Sahara Africa, the picture looks far bleaker for North Africa.  By Elizabeth M. Adetiba. (10/28/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Neil D'Souza, Zaya Learning Labs
IA Forum Interview: Neil D'Souza, Zaya Learning Labs

IA Forum speaks with Neil D'Souza, CEO of Zaya Learning Labs, about education technology and Zaya's work with low income schools. Interview by Rafael Panlilio.  (IA Forum, 10/27/2... Read More...



IA Forum Interview: Ewa Wojkowska & Toshi Nakamura (Kopernik)
IA Forum Interview: Ewa Wojkowska & Toshi Nakamura (Kopernik)

IA Forum interview with Co-Founders of Kopernik, organization that introduces technologies and creates micro-business opportunities in remote communities. &... Read More...



Mineral traceability and conflict in eastern DRC: the case of the “Conflict-Free Tin Initiative”
Mineral traceability and conflict in eastern DRC: the case of the “Conflict-Free Tin Initiative”

Paper analyzes the Conflict-Free Tin Initiative and whether traceability provided by it will provide positive results. By Dr. Edoardo Monaco. (02/13/2014)

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The Ongoing Public Debt Crisis in the European Union: Impacts on and Lessons for Vietnam
The Ongoing Public Debt Crisis in the European Union: Impacts on and Lessons for Vietnam

Paper analyzes causes of public debt crisis, its impacts on the economy of Vietnam, and how to avoid a potential public debt crisis in Vietnam and guarantee sustainable development. By Dr. Nguyen A... Read More...



Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition
Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition

Our latest edition of International Affairs Forum (Taylor and Francis) is now available. This issue focuses on the BRICS countries and the impact of social media on governance.

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Werner Baer: BRIC countries
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Werner Baer: BRIC countries

A look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis). Professor Werner Baer at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, discusses Brazil's economy. (International ... Read More...



New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley

A look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Professor Emeritus Robert M. Stern. (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries

Interview with Professor Smita Brunnermeier of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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External Article
Defining Victory: The U.S. and Victory in Afghanistan
Paper analyzes: what can be defined as victory in the War in Afghanistan? By Zachary K. Ochoa. (08/08/2013) Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Anuradha Kataria.  Water Issues in India
IA Forum Interview: Anuradha Kataria. Water Issues in India
IA Forum discusses India's water issues and policies with writer Anuradha Kataria. (04/30/2013) Read More...


Critical Similarities and Differences in SS of Asia and Europe
Critical Similarities and Differences in SS of Asia and Europe
Policy paper offers several policy incentives why the largest world’s continent must consider creation of the comprehensive pan-Asian institution. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/02/2013) Read More...


Are we asking for too much from Mali?
Are we asking for too much from Mali?
Should Mali be given assistance? An analysis of Mali and look into its future. By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (04/26/2013) Read More...


Delivering on the Commitments and Pledges of Afghanistan Conferences
Delivering on the Commitments and Pledges of Afghanistan Conferences
Analysis of recent conference, Afghanistan and the International Community. Can commitments and agreements with Afghanistan deliver as promised? By M. Ashraf Haidari (05/24/2012) Read More...


Information on Anti-Corruption Program in Macedonia
Information on Anti-Corruption Program in Macedonia
Information sheet on joint Transparency International and Center for International Relations anti-corruption effort, Transparency Watch. Read More...


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