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June 26, 2017

Sexual Violence
Girls sexual violence Niger Data for Development: The Case for Information, Not Just Data

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This piece is authored by Daniela Ligiero, …

July 3, 2013

Politics and Government
RTX10ND9 Fake It Till You Make It: How Sham Elections Can Further Democracy

This month, Iranian voters elected Hassan Rouhani president. In April, Venezuelans also voted in a presidential election, choosing Nicolas Maduro to succeed longtime leader Hugo Chávez, who died earl…

August 15, 2011

Political Movements
The EU’s Political Integration Dilemma

As Germany and France look to contain a mushrooming sovereign debt crisis, the eurozone will have to consider greater political integration or face a crumbling of the common currency zone, says EU ex…

November 14, 2016

Global
Play RTR3ELOG_EC.jpg Robots and the Future of Jobs: The Economic Impact of Artificial Intelligence

Experts consider the economic effects of artificial intelligence.

August 25, 2014

Ukraine
Anti-government protesters at a barricade in Kiev, January 25, 2014. Ukraine in Crisis

The crisis has spiraled into conflict that has killed thousands and continues to feed tensions between Russia and Western powers over Moscow’s support for separatists.

May 10, 2016

Health
Ivory-Coast-nurse_RTS9NPA Why the Women Deliver Conference Matters

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Dr. Daniela Lig…

November 16, 2015

Health
Sulochna Mohan Sawant poses with her daughter Shamika Sawant inside their home in Mumbai From Vision to Action: Gender Equality as a Framework for SDG Implementation

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to the advancement of women and U.S. foreign policy interests. This ar…

December 1, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
Play RTX1AGLP_EC.jpg The Dangers of Reporting From the Middle East

Journalists discuss the risks of reporting on conflicts and wars in the Middle East.

February 6, 2013

Europe
Germany’s Central Bank and the Eurozone

Germany’s Bundesbank remains an influential actor in eurozone policymaking, and its recent disagreements with the ECB raise concerns about managing the zone’s debt crisis. This Backgrounder explains.

February 27, 2014

Global
The Road Ahead for Autonomous Vehicles

Once thought of as science fiction, the autonomous vehicle may soon be a reality. Three leading thinkers in the field, MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson, Intel's Jennifer Healey, and Chunka Mui of the Devil's …