In the NewsDec 13, 2021
Ashford in Inkstick: Debating the efficacy of US sanctions on Venezuela and Ethiopia
By Atlantic Council
On December 13, Emma Ashford was featured in Inkstick’s Adults in a Room column, writing on the Biden administration’s review of sanctions policy. “The Biden administration’s recently released sanctions review was emblematic of a core problem faced by advocates of sanctions reform. To the surprise of many, the review laid out extremely clearly some of […]
Event RecapJun 18, 2021
Responding to acute challenges in the Horn of Africa, with Finnish FM Pekka Haavisto
By Africa Center
On Friday, June 18, the Africa Center hosted a private conversation on the situation in the Horn of Africa in advance of the June 21 Ethiopian general elections. The conversation featured Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs H.E. Pekka Haavisto, who visited the region earlier this year under the mandate of European Union High Representative Josep Borrell.
AfricaSourceMay 25, 2021
Africa is America’s greatest geopolitical opportunity. Does the US know it?
By Amb. Rama Yade
Biden can further build ties with Africa: He should do so not only because these countries have long been underrepresented within leading multilateral organizations, but also because they offer innovative solutions to global challenges including terrorism, climate change, migration, debt, and COVID-19.
New AtlanticistApr 21, 2021
A world apart: How wealthy nations can strengthen the COVID safety net
By Jeremy Mark and Vasuki Shastry
The international community has delivered important progress in combating the impact of COVID-19, but much more is needed to assist low-income countries. While the IMF's Special Drawing Rights are a good start, G20 nations must help restructure the debts of developing nations and fund vaccine distribution.