The current U.N. development system promises too much and demands too little of its member governments. Its autocracy, secrecy, bureaucracy, and self-aggrandizement reflect the worst of its members. Read More.
While foreign assistance can sometimes assist in promoting economic growth and development, far more important are a country's economic policies, the rule of law, and good governance. Rather than focusing on the level of aid, America should focus its efforts on encouraging developing countries to adopt policies conducive to economic growth and development.
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Director, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy
Founder, Chairman of the Asian Studies Center, and Chung Ju-yung Fellow
Director, Center for Data Analysis and the Center for Trade and Economics and Mark A. Kolokotrones Fellow in Economic Freedom
Research Fellow For Economic Freedom and Growth
Jay Kingham Senior Research Fellow in International Regulatory Affairs
On April 28, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges and three other cases concerning whether states will remain free to — Read more
The 2013-2014 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa ravaged the countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, shocked the international community and claimed over 10,000 — Read more
A year ago, the UN Commission of Inquiry condemned the North Korea government for “systemic, widespread, and gross violations of human rights” of such a — Read more
The attractiveness of an investment is heavily influenced by whether the investment can be easily sold at a reasonable price when the investor decides to — Read more
How should conservatives understand the legacy of Alexander Hamilton? On the one hand, Hamilton, more than any other founder, was responsible for placing the — Read more
A book event co-hosted by the Discovery InstituteHow would an entrepreneur reform education? In Every School, Don Nielsen draws on his business career and two — Read more
Co-hosted byThe Jesse Helms Lecture Series highlights foreign policies that Senator Helms championed throughout his years in office. Of particular concern to Senator Helms — Read more
Four years after passing a major patent law overhaul, Congress is considering a new law that would affect patent lawsuit procedures, make the losing party — Read more
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