- ReportBy Richard Downie, editorJul 22, 2014
The U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, being hosted by President Barack Obama in August 2014, acknowledges the increasing strategic, economic, and diplomatic importance of Africa and signals a desire by the United States to step up its engagement with one of the world’s fastest-growing regions.
- NewsletterJul 1, 2014
We are pleased to present this fifth issue of the newsletter for the CSIS-IYF Youth, Prosperity, and Security Initiative.
- ReportJun 11, 2014
China’s reemergence as a great power over the next few decades represents the primary strategic challenge for the U.S.-Japan security alliance and for the East Asian security landscape writ large.
- CommentaryJun 9, 2014
If you knew nothing about Donetsk, Luhansk, or Slovyansk before this spring, you likely now associate them with mayhem and lawlessness.
- Toward a Well-Oiled Machine: U.S. Government Engagement with Multilateral Organizations in Pursuit of Global TB ControlReportJun 6, 2014
Tuberculosis is a global health challenge that demands a global response. Individual countries, donor governments, and international organizations must coordinate their efforts to ensure maximum results given available resources. As part of this effort, U.S.
- CommentaryMay 13, 2014
With well over 2 million tags on Twitter and Facebook, the #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign has catapulted the kidnapping of 276 girls from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, by Boko Haram onto the world stage.
- CommentaryMay 9, 2014
The kidnapping of more than 250 high school girls in northeast Nigeria has catapulted the terrorist group Boko Haram into the international spotlight. It has also raised uncomfortable questions for the Nigerian authorities, which have been condemned for their slow response to the crisis.
- CommentaryBy Carl MeachamMay 9, 2014
On Thursday (May 8), the Senate Foreign Relations Committee convened a hearing on the ongoing political and human rights crisis in Venezuela. Deputy Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson, Executive Director for the Americas at Human Rights Watch José Miguel Vivanco, and Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Moisés Naím testified, taking questions from Committee members on the nature of the crisis and its implications.
- ReportBy Lynn KuokMay 1, 2014
Myanmar has made important progress toward democratic reform since President Thein Sein’s civilian government came to power in early 2011. Significant challenges, however, remain and could scuttle efforts at change.
- NewsletterApr 1, 2014
We are pleased to present this fourth issue of the newsletter for the CSIS-IYF Youth, Prosperity, and Security Initiative. This has been a busy winter for the Initiative, full of public events, roundtable discussions, and publications.