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Mar 06 2013

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The Inside Story of How the White House Let Diplomacy Fail in Afghanistan
  2. What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?
  3. What Went Right in Afghanistan?
  4. Think Again: The Pentagon
  5. One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
  6. ‘Homeland’ in the Holy Land
[Source: Foreign Policy, March/April 2013]

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Feb 21 2013

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. Westward Ho!
  2. The End of the Latin American Left
  3. Love Is a Battlefield
  4. What Richard III Can Teach Us Today
  5. What to Expect from a North Korean Nuclear Test
  6. Don’t Fear the Migrants
  7. Hate Obama’s Drone War?
  8. What George W. Bush Did Right
  9. Inside the Islamic Emirate of Timbuktu
  10. Liplomacy
  11. How does the U.S. minimum wage compare to those around the world?
  12. Military Brain Drain

[Source: Foreign Policy, 4th – 14th February 2013]


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Jan 30 2013

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The Egyptian Revolution Through Mubarak’s Eyes
  2. You Can’t Change the Climate from Inside Washington
  3. Flyover Country
  4. Learning to Live with Bibi
  5. When Tibet Loved China
  6. In Sudan, the Front Line Is Everywhere
  7. Mutiny in Kabul
  8. Al Qaeda Country
  9. Does the NRA Want to Turn America Into Afghanistan?
  10. Is This Pakistan’s Tahrir Square?
  11. The Three Most Dangerous Things About Threat Lists


[Source: Foreign Policy, 15th – 24th January 2013]


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Jan 16 2013

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. In the Time of Cholera
  2. No Girls Allowed
  3. A New U.S. Grand Strategy
  4. The Answer Man
  5. Why the U.S. Can’t Abandon Afghanistan


[Source: Foreign Policy, 7th – 10th January 2013]


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Oct 24 2012

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The True Spy Story Behind Argo
  2. 100% Right 0% of the Time
  3. What the Frack?!
  4. Afghanistan’s Fiscal Cliff
  5. Vanishing Shanghai
  6. 8 crazy things Americans believe about foreign policy
  7. What Happens After You Label a Country a Currency Manipulator?

[Source: Foreign Policy, 15th – 18th October 2012]


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Apr 25 2012

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. Patriot Games
  2. Any Given Friday
  3. He’s Not Alone
  4. Afghanistan the Beautiful
  5. The Pickers of Dandora
  6. The Arab Spring’s Best Photos

[Source: Foreign Policy, 16th – 19th April, 2012]


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Dec 06 2011

New publications are available at the Scout Report!

  1. Practical Action 
  2. Founded over 40 years ago by an economist, Practical Action’s aim is to help impoverished people “use technology to challenge poverty”, to gain “access to technical options and knowledge”, and “influence the social, economic and institutional systems for innovation and use of technology.” The “Downloads” tab has a link to “Practical Answers” that cover almost two dozen themes and lets you browse the extensive library, submit technical questions to expert, and it also provides you with a section entitled “Share” which documents peoples’ experience with Practical Action. You will also find the “Featured Articles” section of the Downloads useful and full of such practical information as “Build Your Own Tippy Tap”, for hand washing after toileting and a “Solar Voltaic System Design Info Sheet” that covers electrical design issues.  Back on the homepage, you will find links to their social networking, e-newsletter, and the latest from their series of blogs.

  3. Education for Employment: Realizing Arab Youth Employment
  4. The Arab world is “overwhelmingly young”, and the human potential throughout the area is tremendous. Recent events across the region have “amplified the social and economic disconnect between skills, jobs, and opportunity.” To address this situation, a group of organizations (including the Islamic Development Bank), started the Education for Employment (e4e) initiative. The basic goal of the initiative is to position “education as a major priority to drive improved employment prospects.” On their website, you can look over a brief summary of their work, and also look over their report from April 2011. The report is based on 200 in-depth interviews and surveys of over 1500 employers and 1500 youth throughout the region. You can download the 150 page report, or view the executive summary here in Arabic or English. The report’s chapters include “Perspectives of e4e Stakeholders” and “The e4e Challenge in the Arab World”.

  5. United Nations Development Programme: Open Data
  6. In an effort to expand access to large data sets and information about their work, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has created this website to provide access to such materials. You can dive right in with the “Exploring the Data” section, and they have the option to look over information organized by country or project. The helpful diagram on the homepage provides a basic visual representation of where the UNDP directs its various resources. Recent data indicates that the top three recipients of UNDP funds are Afghanistan, the Republic of the Sudan, and Zimbabwe. On the right-hand side of the homepage, You can use the “Our Stories” section to learn about how the UNDP deploys its resources in Somalia to support local governance and their work supporting fishermen in Panama. When looking through the countries or projects for data sets, you will note that they can look over the data in a visual format, export it for other uses, and also filter through the dataset. 

[Source: The Scout Report, Volume 17, Number 48, December 2, 2011]


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Nov 24 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. 2012 Election Coverage
  2. The End of Italy
  3. Burning for the Cause
  4. Once Upon a Time in Mogadishu
  5. Herman Cain’s Foreign Policy
  6. The Sisters of the Brotherhood
  7. Under the Big Tent

[Source: Foreign Policy, 15th – 18th November 2011]


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Nov 10 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. The FP Interview: Condoleezza Rice on Obama, “Leading from Behind,” Iraq, and More
  2. The End of the Innocents
  3. Deal Breaker
  4. China’s Fox News
  5. 20 Things the G-20 Could Have Done — But Didn’t
  6. The New Stars of Cannes
  7. Holbrooke in His Own Words
  8. Welcome to Bazaaristan

[Source: Foreign Policy, 28th October – 3rd November 2011]


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Oct 19 2011

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. Twilight of the Wise Man
  2. Worst. Plot. Ever.
  3. Hold That Car
  4. The Burma Spring
  5. Haiti Doesn’t Need Your Yoga Mat
  6. Looking East
  7. Bloggingheads: State Power vs. Social Movements


[Source: Foreign Policy, 11th – 13th October 2011]


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