Spotlight

The African Union’s New Focus: Reducing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Peacekeeping

November 25, 2014

By Jenna Stern: 

Today marks the fifteenth anniversary of United Nations (U.N.) International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. As we recognize the vulnerability of

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Too Dangerous to Fail

November 24, 2014

By Barry Blechman: 

An agreement would have been preferable, of course. But it's not all bad news out of Vienna right now. The decision to extend until July the deadline for

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Madeleine Albright, Ibrahim Gambari to Lead High-Level Commission on Security, Justice & Governance

November 20, 2014

(Washington, D.C.) Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Nigerian Foreign Minister Ibrahim Gambari will chair a new commission focusing on conflict-affected

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The Marshall Plan Still Resonates in the Arab World

November 20, 2014

By Ellen Laipson and Rob Havers: 

As Tunisia approaches its presidential election later this month, it's important to take the long view on the changes that began with the Tunisian

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The Role of the IAEA in Balancing Security and Development Priorities in the 21st Century

November 18, 2014

By Brian Finlay: 

In a globalized world, preventing the spread of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons is becoming a more confounding proposition than at any other time in our human

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UNMISS Faces ‘Hard Choices’ Preventing Violence, Protecting Civilians

November 17, 2014

In advance of new recommendations anticipated to be released today by the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the future of the U.N. peacekeeping operation in South Sudan

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Abe (Finally) Meets Xi: A Step towards Stabilization of Japan-China Relations?

November 14, 2014

By Yuki Tatsumi: 

On November 10, the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Chinese President Xi Jinping met at the sideline of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit

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GOP Congress an Opportunity for Japan?

November 14, 2014

By Yuki Tatsumi: 

On Nov. 4, American voters spoke out. They expressed their immense frustration on the state of the union by handing a landslide victory to the Republican Party. At the

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Understanding China and Japan’s Four Point Consensus: A Breakthrough or Political Expediency?

November 13, 2014

By Yun Sun: 

This is the second in a series of two essays analyzing the outcomes of the Japan-China Summit held on the sideline of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit this month in

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Understanding China and Japan’s Four Point Consensus: A Step Forward for Stabilizing Relations

November 12, 2014

This is the first entry in a series of two essays analyzing the outcomes of the Japan-China Summit held on the sideline of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit this month in

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