The EU’s foreign policy approaches to Iran and Afghanistan demonstrate the challenges for the world’s middle powers.
Has the ubiquitous concept of “soft power” outlived its usefulness in international affairs?
Why is the situation in Afghanistan today resembling the quagmire in Vietnam in the 1960s?
How much can the international community truly expect from a fragile, post-conflict government?
Why does half of all U.S. assistance to Afghanistan still return to the United States in salaries and profits?
How much aid does the international community give to the people of Burma?
Why should developing countries start focusing on their tax bases?
Why is continued funding for fragile states still crucial, even in the midst of the financial crisis?
How are Wall Street’s and sub-Saharan Africa’s money handlers similar?