In this paper, Oxfam calls on governments and aid agencies to tackle the politics and power at the heart of the increasing effects of climate change, rising inequality and people’s vulnerability to disasters.
There is far too little cross-country research regarding countries attempting to transition out of conflict and this report from USIP intends to help remedy that deficiency.
This congressionally mandated report summarizes SIGAR's audits and investigative activities.
In this report, Jeffrey Clemens explains the lessons learned from anti-opium drug enforcement policy in Afghanistan.
A United Nations report finds that $3.9 billion was spent on bribes in 2012, twice the country's domestic revenue, and 40 percent more than the amount paid in bribes in 2009.
In this joint paper from the Overseas Development Institute and the Humanitarian Policy Group, Ashley Jackson and Antonio Giustozzi offer a series of recommendations for negotiations between Afghans, aid agencies, Taliban, and diplomats.
In this joint report from the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit and the European Commission, David Mansfield explains that expanding bans on opium has in fact undermined state formation, increased rural discontent, and presented new opportunities for the insurgency.
In this paper from the International Labor Organization, Bernd Beber and Christopher Blattman analyze the relationship between the role of coercion and child soldiering.
In this report from the CRS, Kenneth Katzman analyzes post-Taliban Afghanistan and the U.S. policy in the country.
In this report from the Feinstein International Center, Prisca Benelli and co-authors focus on the lives and vulnerabilities of those affected by the Afghan crisis and on the attempts by local and international agencies to mitigate these vulnerabilities within the fraught and volatile Afghan context.
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