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IAF Editorials: Development

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Foreign Aid: 8 Bucks or 80 Cents a Benjamin?
Foreign Aid: 8 Bucks or 80 Cents a Benjamin?

What are the real numbers for US foreign aid and what do they mean? By Mitali Patel. (11/20/2017)

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Will BRICS Build the New Syria?
Will BRICS Build the New Syria?

Will BRICS be the funding source for reconstructing Syria? By Elio Azar. (08/25/2017)

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Scramble for Africa: China's Intervention into Africa
Scramble for Africa: China's Intervention into Africa

What are the impacts of China's economic interests in Africa ? By Brad Settelmeyer, (08/03/2017)

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The New Frontiers of National Defense
The New Frontiers of National Defense

How can African countries tackle the security challenges posed by cyber-attacks and pandemics? By Lewi Negede Lewi. (08/01/2017)

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Countering the Narrative of Political Corruption as an Obstacle to Nigeria’s Economic Development
Countering the Narrative of Political Corruption as an Obstacle to Nigeria’s Economic Development

The major challenge to Nigeria’s development is not political corruption but a lack of direction. By Chambers Umezulike. (06/22/2017)

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Better Yielding, Better Living: Sustainable Agricultural Productivity in the 2030 agenda

Food production must be doubled to feed a global population of nine billion by 2050. Author presents efforts needed to meet that goal. By Mumukshu Patel. (10/07/2015)

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Somalia: Under the Tutelage of Ghost-lords
Somalia: Under the Tutelage of Ghost-lords
Author examines the influence of external 'Ghost-lords' on Somalia. By Abukar Arman (01/09/12). Read More...


The Poster Child of whom: Washington or Beijing Consensus
The Poster Child of whom: Washington or Beijing Consensus
Author explores Vietnam's development and whether its pattern of sustained growth is similar to that of China. By Nima Khorrami Assl. (06/13/2011) Read More...


Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan: Response
Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan: Response
M. Ashraf Haidari responds to New York Times editorial that is optimistic about progress in Afghanistan. By M. Ashraf Haidari. (02/27/2011) Read More...


Why Africa is the Next Destination
Why Africa is the Next Destination
Author provides positive analysis for African development and proposes changes that must be made as well. By Eugene Nyambal. (11/04/2010) Read More...


Two End States in Afghanistan: Somalia of Asia or the Turkey of the East
Two End States in Afghanistan: Somalia of Asia or the Turkey of the East
Author presents analysis of current situation in Afghanistan and asks which direction policies will steer the country toward. By Davood Moradian. (10/18/2010) Read More...


Revitalization of the Agriculture Sector Key to Winning the Peace in Afghanistan
Revitalization of the Agriculture Sector Key to Winning the Peace in Afghanistan
Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Afghanistan’s Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock, discusses the Afghan elections and argues that a developed agriculture sector can lead to peace and prosperity. By... Read More...


Cuts to ODA worry Japanese officials
Cuts to ODA worry Japanese officials
Author discusses the implications of recent cuts in Japan's official development assistance for the country's diplomacy. This article originally appeared in World Politics Review. By Jason Miks (04/14... Read More...


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Transforming the Aid Environment
Author discusses the concept and purposes of provided aid and offers a solution to transform the aid environment By Thorsteinn H. Gestsson. (09/21/2007) Read More...


Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Zimbabwe’s tourist authority wants “to ensure benefits from the hosting of the World Cup by South Africa”. Fifa already pledges assistance for upgrading sports stadiums to that end. Maybe they should ... Read More...


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Stuck in a Struggle
Author writes that the lack of economic and social progress is bound to undermine government authority in Afghanistan. By Haroun Mir. (6/22/2006) Read More...


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Wasted Energy
The authors poke at the European 'Energy Summit' and discuss possibilities for Energy diversification in Europe. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (first published on Tech Central Station, 04/10... Read More...




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