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Albin Kurti, Leader of “Self Determination” Party, on the Future of Kosovo

Albin Kurti, leader of the Vetevendosje political party and movement, shares warnings about the EU’s approach to Serbia and Russia, thoughts on civil disobedience and participatory democracy, and perspective on the future of Kosovo.


The Billion Dollar Question: Are Counter-Terrorism Efforts Effective?

A review of counter-terrorism evaluation research raises critical questions about lack of evidence for costly programs and strategies.


The Hidden Costs of Development Aid

Researchers find World Bank development projects to be less effective in politically important yet economically unstable countries.


Israel and the Two-State Solution: Fantasy or Reality?

John Mearsheimer discusses America’s role in the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations.


Closing the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity

Women are key to global agriculture, but social and economic barriers severely limit their productivity.


Alone And Unafraid?

Reevaluating United States policy toward international maritime law to protect long-term national interests


Reaping the Dividends of Development: UNDP in Post-Conflict Nations

UNDP's Eugenia Piza-Lopez and Jago Salmon discuss the organization's strategy in nations struggling to rebuild after conflict


Speak Softly and Share the Big Stick

A recent survey by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs provides an opportunity to evaluate America’s new vision of U.S. global leadership.

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Lessons from the 2006-2008 World Food Crisis

The secret to international food security is agricultural productivity, policy predictability, and openness to trade.

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Postdisaster Housing Policy: Lessons from Katrina

How can we best support low-income survivors after natural disasters?

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