Publications

Foreign Policy

Putin's Muslim Nightmare

The Russian president’s intervention in Syria is driven by fear of Islamic extremism among his country’s own Muslim minority. But rather than squelching the threat, it’s poised to make it worse.

America's Sri Lankan Dilemma

The Obama Administration and the U.N. must ensure that Sri Lanka's reconciliation process is fair and just, rather than leaving the Sri Lankan government to its own devices.

Ukraine: The Cops Who Would Save a Country

Two thousand young men and women, equipped with 10 weeks of training, have been sent into the streets of Kiev to convince Ukrainians that the days of a corrupt and brutal militsiya are over.

Is Clean India a Pipe Dream?

The Indian government's push to improve sanitation is ambitious and well-intentioned, but does little to help the most marginalized groups in Indian society.