On May 9th, the SAIS Review of International Affairs hosted Vanda Felbab-Brown, of the Brookings Institution, for a dynamic and engaging discussion of the illicit economy and how it relates to state-building, governance, and violence.
SAIS graduate Jennifer Fishkin contradicts several assumptions about the Egyptian uprising, evaluates the prospects for change, and discusses the consequences for today’s regime in Egypt in this provocative paper.
The Foreign Policy Institute and the SAIS Review of International Affairs hosted a lecture by Robert Neuwirth on March 28th. He discussed the informal
economy as part of an inclusive and equitable development strategy.
The SAIS Review’s Associate Editor Meghan Kleinsteiber interviewed Samuel Tadros from Hudson Institute and Yukon Huang from Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on two regions undergoing major transitions today, the Middle East and China. Watch the interviews here.
The SAIS Review will host “The World in Transition” release event on Monday, March 4. Join us in celebrating our 23rd year of publication.
Cristina Garafola and Bao-chiun “Jingbo” Jing assess the potential for improved cross-Strait relations under China’s new leader Xi Jinping and Taiwan’s incumbent president Ma Ying-jeou.
In her op-ed, Molly Silver examines the candidates’ rhectoric on China and its implications for U.S.-China relations.
Bernard Geoxavier examines the upcoming changes in Beijing’s leadership process, informed by his research at the Hopkins Nanjing Center on the domestic political determinants of Chinese foreign policy.
Why is there a repeated cycle but never a progress when negotiating with North Korea? Soo kook Kim provides her analysis in light of North Korea’s recent provocations.
Devin Stewart reviews Ian Bremmer’s new book, “Every Nation For Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World.”