“Waving Off Debt”

Despite an increase in promised aid to tsunami-affected countries last week, the United States’ aid offering still isn’t topping the list. Australia, for one, has donated much more. But the United States could make up for its somewhat meager offering by f

The Iraqi Elections

UFPJ Talking Points #27: Not every election is a legitimate instrument of democracy.

On the Eve of the Elections

UPFJ Talking Points #24: A John Hopkins School of Public Health report shows just how high the cost of the Iraq war really is.

Afghanistan: Democracy Before Peace?

The Taliban are acutely aware that sustained donor interest and military support will not last forever; donor fatigue, shifting budgetary priorities, and waning donor attention are inevitable.