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5 Priorities for Civil Society in 2016

Danny Sriskandarajah | Posted 01.19.2016 | World
Danny Sriskandarajah

As the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos kicks off, all sorts of people will be making all sorts of predictions about the future. So I thought I would have a go as well. Here are five big things that civil society needs to pay attention to in 2016.

When the Prophet of Peace Meets the Profit of War: An Analysis of the Hubris Syndrome in Governance

Zaman Stanizai | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics
Zaman Stanizai

Peace has always been a human ideal, an ultimate desire, and a necessary prerequisite for social harmony--a seemingly achievable goal. Yet in spite of...

It's Not Just Europe: Who Can Bring the World to Its Senses?

Bob Herbst | Posted 06.01.2013 | World
Bob Herbst

The political deficits of the European project, now more than a half-century old, are quite visible, and the Europeans have conducted a serious conversation about it for a long time. The comparative advantages of our American federal Union seem clear, even considering our current political dysfunction.