Between economic considerations, intra-Palestinian divisions, and Israeli security concerns, there are a number of challenges facing the building of a seaport in Gaza, or in its alternatives. Nevertheless, it may be an opportunity to establish a tri-state free trade zone, and, ultimately, peace.
A seaport in Gaza would not only be an important economic and developmental leap forward for Palestine, but also an expression of its unity and sovereignty. To achieve this, there are multiple options available, each with its own unique set of challenges and opportunitie.
Economic visions offer regional governments roadmaps for development, but they can also serve as a tool for measurement and—ultimately—accountability
Data drives policy, and policy drives change. The impact of this policy, however, hinges on the quality of the data.
A Global Green New Deal would equitably prevent dangerous levels of warming, but it must be implemented soon.
With China as a dominant foreign power in Africa, the only option left for United States to engage with the continent is to follow its priorities: namely, prioritizing African youth.
Public international law—tied as it is to existent western-centric neo-colonial structures—will likely block the natural gas finds in the Eastern Mediterranean from benefiting regional states.
In order to map our future, we may look to the past on how health threats changed societies … or did they?
From a political economy perspective, there are four key forces working against the peace and prosperity of Middle Eastern and North African states. To defeat them, robust institutions are essential.
Separating fiction from reality, and corporate interests from true innovation in the new “eco-cities” of the Middle East.
How is the water-energy-food nexus impacting ecological, social, and political systems in the Middle East and North Africa?
The focus for MENA countries should not be to achieve self-sufficiency, but rather food security
How one village was hit by the demands of sustainable development.
Afghanistan’s economic fate is intricately tied to its post-conflict peace plan, which is currently in the making
The not-so-humane aspect of humanitarian aid.
Francis Fukuyama and the Dream of Democracy.