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10 DAYS LEFT TO APPLY: CSIS 2015 International Fellowship

Posted by Mara Burger on July 30, 2015 at 4:16pm 0 Comments

CSIS is now accepting applications for the 2015 AILA International Fellowship (AIF).



Each year, mid-career professionals from around the globe are selected to participate in an intensive, one-week fellowship program featuring foreign policy briefings, leadership workshops, ethics seminars, and skill-building exercises. Drawing from CSIS’s network of world-class scholars and practitioners, AIF prepares rising leaders for today's global challenges and promotes critical-thinking regarding solutions that are central to effective leadership in today’s world.



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Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy by Francis Fukuyama

Posted by Carnegie Council on July 30, 2015 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, Francis Fukuyama (New York: Farrar, Straus and Girouz, 2014), 658 pp., $35 cloth.

During the globalization euphoria of the 1990s some pundits were writing that the individual state was too small to solve social and economic problems. Now the tone has changed. Even those who aspire to a transnational religious caliphate are branding their political objective as establishing an effective “Islamic State.” Francis Fukuyama, following in the footsteps of his renowned teacher Samuel Huntington, affirms that successful state-building remains the sine qua non of political order. He worries, though, that too many contemporary states are not living up to Huntington’s criteria for a strong state:…

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North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for July 30, 2015

Posted by Kent Boydston on July 30, 2015 at 10:13am 0 Comments

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished Professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy

Weekly Roundup

July 30 – The Exportation and Exploitation of North Korean Labor

July 29 – STTB: Railroads, Tax-Free Trade, Bombs, Laibach, and Fox News

July 28 –…

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A newly politicized generation? The legacy of the Scottish referendum

Posted by Alejandro Dardik Radonski on July 29, 2015 at 1:39pm 0 Comments

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23/07/2015

As young voters worldwide increasingly fail to use their vote, Scotland seems to have bucked the trend and politically mobilized a new generation of active voters keen to have their voice heard. The turning…

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