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Biden's Unfinished Balkan Business

May 27, 2009
Southeast Europe Policy Scholar Gülnur Aybet co-authored an article with Florian Bieber today on The Washington Post's PostGlobal about Vice President Joseph Biden's visit to the Balkans.

House Leaders Throw Blue Dogs a PAYGO Bone

May 27, 2009
Congress Project Director Don Wolfensberger parses the arbitrary 100-day deadline for Congress's budget resolution and documents the last-minute negotiations that followed it there.

Animal Investigators: Solving Wildlife Crimes and Saving Endangered Species in Brazil and China

May 20, 2009
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third-largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. At a meeting co-sponsored by the China Environment Forum and the Brazil Institute, experts discussed the nature of the wildlife trafficking industry and the challenges in fighting it.