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The Trans-Pacific Partnership: The politics of openness and leadership in the Asia-Pacific

Trade policy, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in particular, is vitally connected to the national interests of prosperity, security, and governance. With novel rules on the digital economy,...

The impact of open government: Assessing the evidence

o pen government has in recent years emerged as an area of intense activity and fervent hope for some of our largest societal aspirations.  This paper asks the question, does open government work?...

Eritrea’s Economy: Ideology and Opportunity

Eritrea is often in the news for all the wrong reasons: its high rates of migration to Europe (it has sent more refugees to Europe in recent years than any other African nation), its conflicts with...

A Measured US Strategy for the New Africa

Africa’s story is increasingly one of economic dynamism that is driven, in part, by political reform and improvements in governance. But, there are also very real security, humanitarian, and...

Evaluating Western Sanctions on Russia

It has been more than two years since the European Union (EU) and the United States imposed economic sanctions on Russia for its aggression in Ukraine. For some of the measures that is time enough to...

A framework for U.S. policy toward China

Executive Summary The manner in which the United States deals with China will be a critical, if not the critical, overseas challenge for the United States in the 21st century. What policy framework...

Alliances & partnerships: U.S. commitments in the Asia-Pacific

s the United States election season heats up, campaign rhetoric questioning the value of U.S. alliances overseas has kicked off a furor of debate in foreign policy circles. At this critical juncture...

Everyone Loves Israel — Until They Don’t

Yes, Israel is popular right now, but most of its new friendships are based on assessments of common interest, and such assessments can change overnight. In the lead article of Mosaic online...

Latin America and the Caribbean 2030: Future Scenarios

A new Atlantic Council–Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report lays out six scenarios for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2030, underscoring how greater integration and better governance...

How War and Crisis Help Spread Diseases Like Zika

In 2009, President Barack Obama together with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton launched the U.S. Science Envoy Program following a landmark “new beginnings” speech in Cairo. I sat down with the...