- CommentaryMar 9, 2011
When protests against Muammar Qaddafi’s 41-year rule began to envelop Libya in late February, Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez may have been wondering if his 12-year-old regime could be next.
- ReportMar 8, 2011
In December 2010, the Global Health Policy Center at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) organized a trip to Kenya to examine progress in implementing the U.S. government’s Global Health Initiative (GHI). This trip followed an earlier mission to Kenya in August 2009 that had helped inform the recommendations of the CSIS Commission on Smart Global Health Policy.
- CommentaryBy Mark QuartermanMar 3, 2011
The extraordinary violence carried out by Muammar el-Qaddafi’s regime in Libya has captured the world’s attention and created a multilateral moment. Despite shocking acts, such as the aerial bombardment of civilians, it has been clear that for the time being, no individual government would or could take responsibility to resolve the situation.
- Critical QuestionsMar 2, 2011
During his more than four decades in charge of Libya, Muammar el-Qaddafi’s interest in the rest of the African continent has ebbed and flowed. His methods of engagement have also shifted. While he has frequently dabbled in military adventurism and terrorism, in recent years he has sought to reposition himself as a statesman and peacemaker.
- ReportFeb 23, 2011
The Obama administration’s Global Health Initiative (GHI), announced in May 2009 as a six-year, $63-billion program, has put a strong emphasis on integration of health services, building largely on the work of PEPFAR.
- Critical QuestionsFeb 22, 2011
Q1: How have increased political tensions and antigovernment demonstrations in the Middle East and North Africa affected global oil supplies?
- ReportFeb 18, 2011
The “fragile states” paradigm is at an important stage in its development. Western policy makers during the 1990s came to recognize that fragmented countries with fragile governance institutions lay at the core of much of the world’s instability.
- Critical QuestionsFeb 9, 2011
As the so-called January 14 Jasmine Revolution inspires protests in Egypt and other nearby states, it may be worth recalling that North Africa is not the only part of the world clamoring for more representative, accountable government.
- ReportFeb 8, 2011
- Critical QuestionsJan 29, 2011
Q1: What is at stake for the United States in Egypt?