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Eritrea at the Center of the International Migration Crisis
Eritrea at the Center of the International Migration Crisis

In this essay from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, an analysis of Eritrea's precariou... Read More...



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Biofuel revolution threatens food security for the poor
Strong international policies are needed to stop the biofuel revolution threatening food security for the poor. By Siwa Msangi. (SciDev Net - 12/06/2007) Read More...


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Bilateral donors and aid conditionality in post-conflict peacebuilding
Exploring the role of bilateral donors and conditional aid in Mozambique’s successful post-war peace process. By Carrie Manning and Monica Malbrough. (Journal of Modern African Studies - 2010) Read More...


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Swords and Ploughshares: Sustainable Security in Afghanistan Requires Sweeping U.S. Policy Overhaul
The breadth and complexity of the security challenges facing the United States abroad often defy solution through the application of military force alone. The Sustainable Security Program at the Cente... Read More...


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The Yuan Underrated, China Overrated
America is driven by innovation. China, running like a madman, still lags far behind on this issue and relies more heavily on industry and agriculture. China needs to change, in order to let its peop... Read More...


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Eritrea: Slender Land, Giant Prison
A nation once respected for its independence struggle is now disfigured by severe political repression. By Ben Rawlence. (Human Rights Watch, 05/06/2009) Read More...


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The Futility of Western Sanctions against Burma
Burma-watchers across the entire spectrum of opinion increasingly now agree that in seeking to change that awful situation, there is little point in continuing a policy of economic containment, writes... Read More...


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Our Forgotten Crisis
A time of economic hardship is a time to get back to basics. And no human need or economic fulcrum is as basic as the right to eat. By Ban Ki Moon and Rodriguez Zapatero (International Herald Tribune,... Read More...


Last Ditch in Zimbabwe
Last Ditch in Zimbabwe
Talk(s) may be cheap, but it’s all Zimbabwe has going for it. One problem along the way: South Africa is hardly an honest broker. By Jens F. Laurson & George A. Pieler (08/06/2008) Read More...


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Development in defiance of the Washington conensus
China’s success in sustainable, environmentally friendly development and raising millions out of poverty suggests that the Washington consensus is not the best path for developing countries. By Josep... Read More...


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Why Foreign Aid Has Failed . . . and How to Fix It
After fifty years and more than two trillion dollars in aid, the West has strikingly little to show for its efforts in alleviating global poverty. Why has foreign aid so often failed to achieve result... Read More...


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Get French or Die Trying
The author writes that the nightly riots spreading across France have little to do with Islam, but reflect the ongoing alienation of the society's underclass. By Olivier Roy. (New York Times, 11/9/200... Read More...


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Behind the famine footage
Once again, images of emaciated African children are showing up on television screens. Instead of pointing fingers, today's leaders, with all their wealth, promise and ingenuity, must find a way to pr... Read More...


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Cleaning up Bangladesh's deadly wells
Safe drinking water is within reach for the 12 million people who currently rely on contaminated wells in Bangladesh. By Alexander van Geen, Kazi Matin Ahmed, and Joseph H. Graziano (New York Times, 8... Read More...


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The Political Economy of World Mass Migration: Comparing Two Global Centuries
Discusses how immigrants coming to the US have affected the economy. Press Advisory. (AEI 7/15/05) Read More...


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A First Step on African Aid
In the upcoming G-8 Summit in Scotland, President Bush must go beyond the usual rhetoric of promising hope to Africa, he must deliver. (New York Times, 14/06/05) Read More...


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Hungry, and getting desperate
The food shortage in North Korea is reaching crisis levels. Worse yet the World Food Program, one of the only sources of food aid in the small communist state, is running out of donations. By Tony ... Read More...


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United States can't afford to be so stingy with humanitarian aid.
Considering all the political turmoil British Prime Minister Tony Blair has gone through over supporting President Bush’s War in Iraq, the American president should have been more willing to assist hi... Read More...


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Neither famine nor feast
Although President Bush's aid pledge to Africa and climate control rhetoric were viewed as unfavorably by many Europeans; at least their is still hope in debt relief for the poorest nations. (The Gua... Read More...


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US convinced of Darfur 'genocide'
The US is standing by its claim that Sudan is committing genocide in the Darfur region, despite a UN report stopping short of using the term. (2/1/2005, BBS News) Read More...


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Q&A: Peace in Sudan
The Sudan government and rebels from the south have signed the accords making up a peace deal to end 21 years of fighting. (12/31/2005, BBC News) Read More...


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Belarusian leader has unlimited future
Despite recent Belarussian elections, its less than democratic practices and authoritarian manner discourage its development. By Mark MacKinnon (The Globe and Mail, 18 Oct 04) Read More...


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Eurolegal
Provides public affairs and legal information related to Europe (also includes some Middle East and U.S. info) Read More...


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United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
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World Bank Group
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