- ReportJul 28, 2015
Elites in Tunisia and Jordan stress their need to invest in their human resources, because people are the only resources they have. An array of programs has arisen in both countries to help young people learn life and job skills, find appropriate careers, and launch new businesses.
- NewsletterJul 23, 2015
CSIS hosted its fifth annual South China Sea conference on July 21. The event garnered more interest and a considerably larger audience—both in CSIS’s at-capacity conference room and online—than its four predecessors.
- NewsletterJul 16, 2015
India's Parliament convenes on July 21 and two big reforms are on the table. The first will create a "Goods and Services Tax" and the second will relax the rules on land acquisition. The ruling BJP party remains weak in the upper house of Parliament, questioning whether the two reforms put forth by Prime Minister Modi will be passed.
- CommentaryJul 14, 2015
And the answer is … €86 Billion. In a previous Commentary, we posed the question – what is the price of European solidarity?
- CommentaryJul 10, 2015
On July 9 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan finally asked the Justice and Development Party (AKP) leader Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to try to form a new government.
- NewsletterJul 2, 2015
Ongoing troubles in the West Papua region, and the unwanted attention they have garnered, are a sore spot for Indonesian authorities. They undermine the larger narrative of an Indonesia finally at peace with itself, consolidating its democracy and putting the ghosts of its past human rights abuses to bed.
- NewsletterJun 25, 2015
At a time when U.S. relations with most countries in Southeast Asia are warming, the United States’ ties with its oldest partner in the region are a critical outlier. Thailand-U.S. relations have been in a deep freeze for the past 13 months since Gen.
- NewsletterJun 17, 2015
New Perspectives in Foreign Policy is published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to provide a forum for young professionals to debate issues of importance in foreign policy. Though New Perspectives seeks to bring new voices into the dialogue, it does not endorse specific opinions or policy prescriptions.
- NewsletterJun 11, 2015
The beginning of the monsoon rains in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, coupled with the international spotlight on human traffickers in the region, appears to have slowed the flight of Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar in recent weeks.
- CommentaryJun 8, 2015
The June 7 parliamentary elections in Turkey delivered a genuine surprise with massive implications for the country’s political future. Having dominated Turkish politics for over twelve years through three successive victories in 2002, 2007 and 2011, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) failed to retain its majority in the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA).