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World Review: Iran's Raisi Takes Office & COVID Roars Back

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Karen DeYoung, Ryan Heath, and Carla Anne Robbins join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Iranian President Raisi
REUTERS

World Review: Haiti Assassination, Merkel's Last US Visit, Cuba Rising

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Philip Stephens, Ryan Heath, and Elise Labott join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Protesters in Cuba
REUTERS

Commentary & Analysis

Food Security and Climate Mitigation as Counterinsurgency

BLOG
Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

If left unmitigated, hunger- and climate change-induced suffering in both Afghanistan and Haiti will likely exacerbate current political instability and conflict.

Afghan woman receives a box of food.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

US Efforts Have Shown That We Need Better Foreign Aid—Not More of It

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

Elizabeth Shackelford explains why we must change the culture of international aid to ensure that more isn’t equated with better and that short-term stability isn’t preserved at the cost of long-term progress.

Food aid in South Sudan
REUTERS
International Development

Research

Reducing Urban Violence: A Common Vision for the Western Hemisphere

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Flavia Carbonari

This report authored by a group of experts from Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, and the United States discusses a regional vision for reducing urban violence in the Western Hemisphere.

Skyline of Caracas, Venezuela at dawn.
Stig Nygaard
Defense and Security

Reducing Urban Violence and Improving Youth Outcomes in the Americas

RESEARCH
Report

Thirty leaders from Latin American and Caribbean countries met to discuss how to improve safety, reduce violence, and ultimately better the lives of young people living in cities.

Charu Chaturvedi
Global Cities