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Brain Drain, Brain Gain

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 04.03.2016 | Politics
St. Gallen Symposium

For decades, the developing world's best and brightest have set off to seek their fortunes on foreign shores. But in recent years, the tide of brain drain has been turning, with some of these so-called "sea turtles" making the voyage home.

Don't Fence Me in: The Need for Strategic Immigration Reform

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

The evidence is overwhelming; talented and skilled immigrants have been a driving force in building the nation's intellectual, human and financial capital. But, our immigration system and policies are neither designed nor structured to magnify those contributions. They need to be.

Moderate Saudi Voices Have Found a Home in the UAE

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

The media and academic platforms of the UAE allows the moderate and informed voices of these Saudi intellectuals to reach not only the corners of the Arab world but also extend beyond our region.