Press Releases

    Mark Van Putten to join Carnegie Endowment

    • August 15, 2011

    Mark Van Putten, president of ConservationStrategy LLC and former president of the National Wildlife Federation, will join the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as a visiting scholar in September.

    Togzhan Kassenova joins Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

    • August 02, 2011

    Togzhan Kassenova, an expert on nonproliferation issues regarding weapons of mass destruction, with a regional focus on Central Asia and Southeast Asia, joined the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as an associate in the Nuclear Policy Program.

    Li Bin joins Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

    • July 25, 2011

    Li Bin, a physicist and expert on nuclear arms control and disarmament, joined the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as a senior associate working jointly in the Nuclear Policy Program and the Asia Program. Li’s work focuses on China’s nuclear and arms control policy and U.S.-China nuclear relations.

    Charting a future for Georgia in uncertain times

    • June 13, 2011

    Georgia is entering a period of political transition and will have a new constitution after parliamentary and presidential elections in 2012 and 2013. While the current government has made progress in building a functioning state, the country’s economic situation is increasingly uncertain.

    America's Challenge: Engaging a Rising China in the Twenty-First Century

    • June 07, 2011

    In America's Challenge, Michael D. Swaine offers a fresh perspective on current and future U.S. policy toward China.

    Juggernaut: How Emerging Markets Are Reshaping Globalization

    • May 31, 2011

    In Juggernaut, Uri Dadush and William Shaw explore the rise of developing countries and how they will reshape the economic landscape.

    Governments embrace trade, not protectionism, as world economy changes

    • May 27, 2011

    Protectionist measures increased during the recent global financial and economic crisis, but had little effect on world trade. In a new paper, Uri Dadush, Shimelse Ali, and Rachel Esplin Odell explore the complex and mutually reinforcing set of legal and structural changes in the world economy that make a return to protectionism more costly.

    Political Elite Has So far Resisted all Efforts at Political Reform in Jordan

    • May 11, 2011

    Jordan’s resilient class of political elites have thwarted efforts to open up the political system in the last ten years, writes Marwan Muasher in a new paper.

    Military, not diplomatic, action needed to end war in Afghanistan

    • May 05, 2011

    Osama bin Laden’s death will intensify the debate in Washington over U.S. strategy and plans in Afghanistan. While U.S. policy makers generally agree that a regional solution is essential for transitioning security in Afghanistan, meaningful cooperation among its neighbors remains elusive.

    Moisés Naím receives prestigious journalism award

    • April 12, 2011

    Carnegie's Moisés Naím was honored with the 2011 Ortega y Gasset Journalism Award for Outstanding Professional Career.

    A practical path to deep nuclear reductions

    • March 28, 2011

    President Obama has identified the goal of creating the conditions that would allow for deep reductions in nuclear arsenals. In a report released at the 2011 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference, James M. Acton lays out a detailed policy agenda to reduce U.S. and Russian stockpiles.

    Vikram Nehru to join the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

    • March 15, 2011

    Vikram Nehru, chief economist for East Asia and the Pacific at the World Bank, is joining the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace this summer as a senior associate focused on the economic, political, and strategic issues confronting Asia, particularly South East Asia.

    Toby Dalton joins Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program

    • March 11, 2011

    Toby Dalton, a former director and senior adviser on nonproliferation issues for the U.S. Department of Energy, has joined the Carnegie Endowment as the deputy director of its Nuclear Policy Program.

    Jan Techau to Lead Carnegie Europe

    • March 07, 2011

    Jan Techau, a noted expert on EU integration and foreign policy, transatlantic affairs, and German foreign and security policy, will lead Carnegie Europe.

    Africa must improve investment climate to sustain its economic growth

    • March 03, 2011

    Africa’s improved economic performance over the past decade was driven by sounder macroeconomic policies, greater openness to trade and foreign investments, higher education spending, and reduced conflict, write Shimelse Ali and Uri Dadush in a new paper.

    A path toward greater U.S.-China nuclear cooperation

    • March 02, 2011

    China is increasingly factored into U.S. nuclear strategy and Washington has expressed a desire to enhance strategic stability with Beijing. In a new paper, Lora Saalman examines the challenges and opportunities China sees in pursuing strategic stability with the United States.

    Global rebalancing is a dangerous obsession

    • February 17, 2011

    The idea of global rebalancing—which aims to reduce trade deficits and surpluses—receives a great deal of attention and is a main agenda item at this weekend’s G20 finance ministers meeting. In a new policy brief, however, Uri Dadush writes that this focus is misguided.

    Mohamed A. El-Erian, Patricia House, and Rohan Weerasinghe join Carnegie board of trustees

    • February 02, 2011

    Mohamed A. El-Erian, Patricia House, and Rohan Weerasinghe were appointed to the board of trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

    India's combat aircraft decision will have international political implications

    • January 26, 2011

    Eight countries and six companies eagerly await the Indian air force’s selection of a new medium multi-role combat aircraft—126 aircraft will cost approximately $10 billion. In a new report, Ashley Tellis says that the winner of the competition will gain a toehold in a lucrative market and the aircraft will play an essential role in India’s transformation from a regional power to a global giant.

    Religious tensions on the rise in Egypt

    • January 21, 2011

    The bombing of a Coptic Christian church in Egypt on New Year’s Day reflected a sharp rise in religious friction. In testimony before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, Michele Dunne explains that for years sectarian tensions have been slowly brewing in Egypt. Dunne details what the Egyptian government must do to curb the recent outbreak of violence and how the United States can spur change.

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