Publications

African Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations: Assessing Their Contribution to Economic Integration and Conflict Management

Jul 07, 2011
As one examines the Africa of today, its potential and its problems, its progress and its past, there are a number of recent developments that augur well for the future. This evolution gives Africa’s leaders the tools and framework to fashion its way forward and to secure Africa’s rightful role in the global order. The end of the Cold War, the liberation of minority ruled southern Africa, the emergence of the World Trade Organization and the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act, the focus on HIV/AIDS and related public health issues by the international community as well as the growth of civil society and pressures for democratic change throughout the continent, among many other things, all have resulted in an Africa that is markedly changed and full of potential. more

CES 9 Commentaries, pp. 57-76

Jul 07, 2011
Choking On Sand: Regional Cooperation to Mitigate Desertification in China By W. Chad Futrell Feature Box: Driving Into the Ocean of Sand - Circle of Blue By Jennifer L. Turner Tackling Cross-Border Air Quality in Southern China By Christine Loh Institutionalizing Public Participation in AIDS Governance in China By Fengshi Wu Feature Box: EHP: A Portal to Environmental Heath Information in China By Tanya Tillett more

Peruzzotti, Enrique, "Argentina after the Crash: Pride and Disillusion", Current History Journal, February 2004.

Jul 07, 2011
Argentine democracy appears to be weathering its most serious challenge since 1983 with relative success. The political and economic crisis has not led to the collapse of democratic institutions or prompted calls for authoritarianism." more

Rebuilding Peace and State Capacity in War-Torn Burundi

Jul 07, 2011
English; Published in The Round Table: the Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs more

Assessing the Nigerian Elections: Can Democracy Emerge from a Badly Flawed Process?

Jul 07, 2011
Because of the significance of Nigeria to the entire African continent, and because of growing concern that the United States had paid insufficient attention to the signs of growing tensions and instability within Nigeria on the lead-up to the 2007 national elections, a consortium of primarily Washingtonbased institutions (the Wilson Center, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Africa Program at John Hopkins’ School for Advanced and International Studies, and the Council on Foreign Relations) organized a series of programs designed to engage both Nigerian and American policymakers in an examination of “The Pending Nigerian Elections: A Step Toward Democratic Consolidation or Descent into Chaos?” more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.