When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the U.S., he will be the first Japanese head of state to address Congress in 54 years. In this interview, Shihoko Goto talks about plans and expectations for the Prime Minister’s visit. Read More

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We need a more intentional and consistent analysis of the ways in which environmental, political, and societal trends are likely to evolve, interact with one another, and influence the development landscape. Read More

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Confronted by calls for her impeachment, a weakened President Dilma Rousseff sees improving relations with the United States as part of the solution to Brazil's and her own mounting challenges, says Paulo Sotero. Read More

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A new report for the G7, by adelphi, EUISS, International Alert, and the Wilson Center, identifies seven climate-related risks to peace and security and recommends concrete actions to increase resilience. Read More

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What is “Science Hack Day” and why is it coming to Washington, DC? Elizabeth Tyson describes a global movement that is intended to encourage collaboration and unleash creativity. Read More

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    Elizabeth Tyson

    New Projects Manager/Researcher, Science and Technology Innovation Program

The unconventional fuel boom has  reduced U.S. dependence on oil imports, while the energy-constrained Asia-Pacific nations are increasingly reliant on foreign sources. With the U.S. slated to export liquid natural gas (LNG) to Asia as early as 2017, a new energy era has come. Read More

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  • Jennifer L. Turner

    Jennifer L. Turner

    Director, China Environment Forum & Manager, Global Choke Point Initiative

"The last thing the U.S. needs is 535 legislators micromanaging its Iran policy. But I know I don’t want Foggy Bottom controlling a 10- to 15-year deal with Iran. Here are four ways Congress could play a credible role on the Iran deal," writes Aaron David Miller. Read More

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"Military strikes alone will not solve Yemen’s complex internal crisis, even if the offensive by a coalition of 10 Muslim countries eventually contains the advancing Houthi rebels," writes Robin Wright. Read More

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Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.