lgbt rights, hillary clinton, secretary of state, american foreign policy, elect
Karl T. Muth
Why Hillary Worries Me 1st September 2014

Karl Muth argues that current approaches to LGBT rights should be approached through different frameworks. Amy Chozick...

read
PSD-10 and the Origins of Iraq War 3
Carter Page
PSD-10 and the Origins of Iraq War 3 28th August 2014

In light of the ongoing crisis in Iraq, Carter Page takes a look at the US’s current thinking on preventing mass...

read
bmw i8, tesla model s, cadillac elr, subsidies, ev, hybrids, congestion charge
Karl T. Muth
Showroom Policy 21st August 2014

What do the BMW i8, Tesla Model S, and Cadillac ELR teach us about policy, subsidies, and consumer behaviour? The...

read
Economics, Democracy, and the New World Order
Danny Quah
Economics, Democracy, and the New World Order 20th August 2014

Danny Quah argues that beyond ‘liberal democracy’ and ‘free markets’ there are multiple...

read
The New Neo-Colonialism in Africa
Adam Tiffen
The New Neo-Colonialism in Africa 19th August 2014

Truman member and sustainable development professional Adam Tiffen argues against China’s aid model of money...

read
Change We Might Believe In: Solutions for Avoiding Another Iraq Fiasco
Carter Page
Change We Might Believe In: Solutions for Avoiding Another Iraq Fiasco 18th August 2014

Carter Page suggests that in the search for responses to the crisis in Iraq President Obama must seek to fulfil the...

read
Dr. Strangelove 2: An Open Pitch Letter
Carter Page
Dr. Strangelove 2: An Open Pitch Letter 5th August 2014

Carter Page chimes in with a timely movie pitch.     Doug BelgradPresidentColumbia Pictures10202 West...

read

Alan Hudson
Measuring Governance: What's the point? 1st September 2014

Alan Hudson discusses the continued importance and significance of measurement in understanding the patterns and...

read
Tabitha Ha
Turning Young Dreams of Sustainable Development Post-2015 Into Reality 29th August 2014

Tabitha Ha discusses how young people must be included in planning and delivering the post-2015 framework, particularly...

read
Jeremy Schwartz
A People's Movement against Chronic Disease 25th August 2014

Jeremy Schwartz makes the case for a strong civil society movement against global Non-Communicable Diseases. In some...

read
Zoe Williams
Trade Agreement Trends 25th August 2014

Zoe Williams assesses the nature of current trade agreement trends and questions the impact of such arrangements on the...

read
The Climate Bubble
Carlo Carraro
The Climate Bubble 22nd August 2014

Carlo Carraro, director of the International Center for Climate Governance, highlights the political determinants of...

read
Jonathan Glennie
Who is Going to Pay for International Development? 22nd August 2014

In advance of the recently announced 2015 Financing for Development conference, Jonathan Glennie argues that the world...

read
Laura Rodriguez
Weighing People’s Values in Evaluation 20th August 2014

Laura Rodriguez introduces some practical ways that evaluation can begin to weigh people's values as they relate to...

read

The Evolution of South-South Cooperation: A Personal Reflection
John O. Kakonge
The Evolution of South-South Cooperation: A Personal Reflection 16th July 2014

This brief analysis discusses the evolution of South-South cooperation and examines the current practice in this regard...

read
Human Trafficking and Migration:  Concepts, Linkages and New Frontiers
Michael Chibba
Human Trafficking and Migration: Concepts, Linkages and New Frontiers 16th December 2013

The way we think about human trafficking and migration is changing. Moreover, at the global, regional and national...

read
The Law of War's Essential Role in Containing Brutality: Syria's Painful Reminde
Laurie R. Blank and Geoffrey S. Corn
The Law of War's Essential Role in Containing Brutality: Syria's Painful Reminder 14th August 2013

The civil war in Syria refocuses recent discourse about the law of war and provides an essential reminder of the law...

read

Book Review: Demobilizing Irregular Forces
Reviewed by Mabel González Bustelo
Book Review: Demobilizing Irregular Forces 28th August 2014

Demobilizing Irregular Forces, by Eric Y. Shibuya. Cambridge / Malden MA: Polity Press, 2012. 167 pp, £45/€...

read
Why We Kill: Reviewing the Political Science Research on the Roots of Violence
Alexandra Raphel
Why We Kill: Reviewing the Political Science Research on the Roots of Violence 27th August 2014

Alexandra Raphel reviews the 2014 study by Benjamin A. Valentino which analyses current and past research into...

read
Tanvi Bhatkal
Youth and Inequality in Post-2015 Development 26th August 2014

Tanvi Bhatkal explores the latest findings on development priorities for young people analysing findings from the UN...

read