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    Efficient energy use will improve Russia’s economy and climate

    Russia enjoys the world’s largest share of energy resources. While urban areas have grown more efficient in recent years, great expanses of the vast country continue to squander its valuable resources. Russia’s energy reserves can be conserved through available, cost-effective measures and this will lead to a more competitive economy, more jobs, and increased national income.

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    Assessing a regional approach for Afghanistan

    • May 07, 2010

    Leading experts analyze the interests of Afghanistan’s neighbors, what they mean in practice, and what it could mean for U.S. policy.

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    With greater transparency and accountability, SWFs can help stabilize global economy

    • May 06, 2010

    Managers of Sovereign Wealth Funds are seeing real progress on implementing the Santiago Principles—a voluntary code of conduct for SWFs designed to promote good governance, transparency, and accountability. In fact, however, implementation is highly uneven. There is still far to go if SWFs are to be responsible members of the global economy.

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    Yemen’s civil war in Saada exacerbates its security and economic crises

    • May 05, 2010

    The Yemeni government has been mired in an unwinnable and sporadic civil conflict in the northern governorate of Saada since 2004. This war has weakened the central government, accelerated the economic crisis, and threatened global stability by emboldening al-Qaeda.

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    Carnegie Moscow Center's New Website

    On May 1, 2010, the Center moved its Internet presence onto a platform fully integrated with the Carnegie Endowment’s global network. The new website will allow seamless navigation throughout the world of analysis and insight that the Endowment provides, putting our work in Moscow in the global context in which it rightfully belongs.

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    Russia Wants a Positive Outcome in Afghanistan

    Despite its importance, Russia’s perspective has been missing from many previous analyses of coalition policy in Afghanistan. Dmitri Trenin and Alexey Malashenko fill that gap with a report that takes a fresh look at the coalition’s involvement in Afghanistan.

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    Russia wants a positive outcome in Afghanistan

    • April 27, 2010

    Despite its importance, Russia’s perspective has been missing from many previous analyses of coalition policy in Afghanistan. Moscow is an essential part of the Afghan equation that is often overlooked.

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    Carnegie Endowment launches the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing

    The Carnegie Endowment announces the launch of the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, a joint U.S.–China research center based at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

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    Unity government including Taliban best hope for stabilizing Afghanistan

    • April 13, 2010

    Coalition strategy in Afghanistan has reached an impasse: tactical successes will not defeat the Taliban while Pakistan offers sanctuary, nor can security be “Afghanized” by a government that lacks legitimacy and is irreparably unpopular. A less costly and more effective option would be a negotiated agreement with the Taliban that paves the way for a unity government.

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    Turkey–Armenia talks in danger of collapse

    • April 09, 2010

    While there is virtually no hope that the 2009 Armenian–Turkish Protocols will be ratified soon, the parties should take small steps to rebuild confidence and affirm their faith in the process.

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    Marwan Muasher to lead Carnegie Endowment’s work in the Middle East and Washington

    Marwan Muasher, a prominent Jordanian diplomat and politician who served as Jordan’s foreign minister and deputy prime minister, will join the Carnegie Endowment. As vice president for studies, Muasher will oversee the work of the Endowment’s Middle East Program in Washington and its Middle East Center in Beirut.

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    One Year After Prague: Assessing Obama’s Nuclear Agenda

    • April 05, 2010

    In Prague, President Obama declared America’s commitment to seeking a world free of nuclear weapons. Obama’s vision has been misinterpreted by the right and the left and, more importantly, key countries have not done enough to help achieve progress. George Perkovich analyzes, country by country, reactions to Obama’s nuclear agenda.

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    Moisés Naím to join Carnegie Endowment

    • April 02, 2010

    Moisés Naím, editor-in-chief of the award-winning Foreign Policy magazine, will rejoin the Carnegie Endowment. As a senior associate in Carnegie’s International Economics Program, Naím will analyze international economics and politics, trade and investment, multilateral organizations, economic reforms, and the economic, political, and cultural consequences of globalization.

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    Millennium Challenge Corporation: Independence Essential

    • March 29, 2010

    The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a unique and valuable U.S. development tool that could reach its full potential if protected from Washington’s emphasis on short-term political victories.

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    Expert: Recent arrests represent only tactical changes in Pakistan’s counterterrorism policy

    • March 24, 2010

    Recent arrests of high profile Afghan Taliban leaders by Pakistan do not indicate a strategic change in Pakistan’s counterterrorism strategy. In reality, Pakistan wants to assume a leading role in negotiating and reconciling with the Afghan Taliban to ensure a friendlier neighbor after the United States withdraws.

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    Political, not military, solution needed for Yemen’s secessionists

    • March 23, 2010

    A military campaign against Yemen’s secessionist Southern Movement would only further inflame its supporters and increase support for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). Instead a political solution is required that addresses the unresolved problems from the country’s poorly-executed unification in the early 1990s.

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    U.S., European, Russian security relationship must adapt to realities of a new century

    • March 17, 2010

    Given the reset in U.S.–Russian relations, the time is ripe for the United States, Europe, and Russia to devise a security architecture for a new century, one capable of maintaining peace and stability on the European continent throughout the years to come.

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    Beyond military intervention and aid, Yemen needs better governance

    • March 11, 2010

    Western policy makers are scrambling to respond decisively to Yemen’s instability after the failed Christmas Day attack. But there are limits to how much foreign intervention can accomplish—Yemen’s political system needs to become less centralized and more inclusive.

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    Muslim Brotherhood pulls back from Egyptian politics

    • March 10, 2010

    The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has begun to scale back its political engagement, and instead will focus on a traditional religious, educational, and social agenda. The consequence will be an even greater lack of political competition.

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    U.S. silence on Egypt’s democratic façade is misguided

    • February 25, 2010

    The Obama administration’s silence on Egypt’s political crackdown only emboldens the regime and erodes U.S. credibility in the region.

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