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Blog Post 09 Apr 2015

What the Iran Nuclear Deal Means

Now that a framework nuclear accord has been reached with several major world powers, what will this mean for the future of Iran's nuclear program?

Blog Post 25 Mar 2015

Can Cities Drive Sustainable Development in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States?

As rapid urbanization continues worldwide, can cities in fragile and conflict-affected states be drivers of sustainable development?

Blog Post 17 Mar 2015

What Are Think Tanks Good For?

The greatest purpose that think tanks can serve is influence peddling, in the best sense of the term.

Blog Post 10 Mar 2015

Why the NPT Review Conference Outcome Matters

The 2015 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference will be an important milestone for global nonproliferation efforts.

Blog Post 09 Mar 2015

It's Broke, So Fix It: Humanitarian Response in Crisis

The current global humanitarian system is in crisis and will have to be fixed in order for it to stay relevant.

Blog Post 26 Feb 2015

The Sustainable Development Goals: Gruesome Sausage-Making?

David Malone examines the process of developing the Sustainable Development Goals, which has been messy at best.

Blog Post 08 Feb 2015

Measuring Illicit Activities: Will It Be Worth the Trouble?

The proposed Sustainable Development Goals call for detailed monitoring of global illicit activities, but will it be worth it?

Blog Post 03 Feb 2015

Towards the 2015 NPT Review Conference

The eighth Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and whether it was as successful as accounts suggest.

Blog Post 20 Jun 2014

What Egypt Tells Us About the State of Democracy

What the Egyptian Revolution that began in Tahrir Square has taught us about the current state of democracy around the world.

Blog Post 18 Jun 2014

Why the United Nations Needs More Female Peacekeepers

The appointment of Major General Kristin Lund of Norway as the first female to serve as Force Commander in a UN peacekeeping operation.