Sanctions can be a powerful tool, provided there is thought applied to their implementation and scope.
From Ukraine to Afghanistan, gender perspectives in peacebuilding are being routinely neglected throughout the world. Unfortunately, high-level discussion on the topic has not yet yielded any substantial progress. It is high time...
Henry Kissinger’s unusual appearance at the annual Met Gala in New York City serves as an important reminder of the deep historical and oft-forgotten links between fashion and international diplomacy.
After 16 years of political instability in Nigeria, the election of the country’s new president, Muhammadu Buhari, appears to signify more of a blessing than a curse.
The NHS, immigration, Scotland, a hung parliament and…how to eat a bacon sandwich…were all topics that hogged the front pages of the British media in the run up to the United Kingdom’s 2015 General Election. A policy area...
As emerging economies continue growing at remarkable rates—much faster than their industrialized counterparts—the traditional “North-South” dichotomy is becoming obsolete. As a result, the patterns of development cooperation,...
YPFP’s Leadership Incubator Intelligence module concluded on April 28 after 8 weeks of engaging sessions. Over the weeks, the 31 participants learned about America’s 17 intelligence agencies and how they work together (or try to...
On Sunday 28 March 2015, 20,000 people joined a march against the terrorist attack on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis. European, African and Arab leaders gathered to support Tunisia in its struggle against extremism. It was a...
Since the Syriza party came to power in Greece’s January elections, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has made a point of ruffling feathers in Brussels. His trip to Moscow last week has,...
The most pressing policy question on Ukraine facing the Obama administration is whether or not the United States should arm Kiev—the answer is still no.