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Is There an Answer for Syria?

Jessica Tuchman Mathews
New York Review of Books

The rapid rise of the Islamic State means core assumptions driving policy on Syria must be rethought.


Accountability, Transparency, Participation, and Inclusion: A New Development Consensus?

Thomas Carothers, Saskia Brechenmacher

The apparent consensus in international aid circles around the value of accountability, transparency, participation, and inclusion remains less solid than enthusiasts wish.


Polish Democracy Promotion in Ukraine

Tsveta Petrova

Warsaw has supported reformers in Ukraine for years, but those efforts have been clouded by worries about Russia at times.


Is Modi Pro-Business or Pro-Consumer?

Milan Vaishnav, Suyash Rai
Live Mint

India should improve the ease of doing business, without picking winners, increasing protectionism, or compromising consumer protection.


The Reconstruction of Gaza

Yezid Sayigh

EU members should recognize Palestine as a nonmember state of the United Nations to revive the peace process. | عربي


Egypt’s Resurgent Authoritarianism: It’s a Way of Life

Nathan J. Brown, Katie Bentivoglio

The Sisi government is laying the foundation for officials to act with sweeping powers—and little accountability.


Turkey’s Dangerous Bet on Syria

Sinan Ülgen
New York Times

Turkey simply can’t afford to keep regime change in Syria at the top of its foreign policy agenda.


Libya’s Legitimacy Crisis

Frederic Wehrey, Wolfram Lacher
Foreign Affairs

At its core, the fighting in Libya is about two centers of power vying for the mantle of legitimacy in a country devoid of any workable institutions.


Is the World Falling Apart?


Carnegie experts assess the instability around the world and today’s foremost geopolitical hotspots—it’s much-needed sober analysis during heady times.