The Emergence of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the largest regional trade accord in history. It finally emerged after years of negotiations between the US and eleven Pacific Rim nations.

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TFTA: Africa’s Crucial Inflection Point

On August 10th, the following post by BCAS Chairperson Dante Disparte and Junior Adjunct Fellow John Bugnacki appeared on International Policy Digest.   On June 10, 2015, at the 25th African Union Summit in Cairo, Egypt, African leaders signed the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (TFTA). Prior to its signing, the agreement had been in negotiations […]

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Panel Recap: ACCOUNTdown to 2017

On Tuesday, the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN) hosted the event ACCOUNTdown to 2017. The primary dialogue centered on how aid donor countries and their partners could reform and necessitate international standards in order to guarantee aid effectiveness.

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American Security Project 2015-07-27 18:42:40

American Security Project announces the launch of The Business Council for American Security (BCAS), a permanent membership group supporting ASP.

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Why Burundi’s Election Crisis Matters to the United States and the World

Burundi is currently undergoing an electoral crisis whose outcome is vitally important for the United States, African countries, and the world as a whole.

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Bringing Cuba Into the Digital Age

In a post for DipNote, the State Department’s Official Blog, Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda outlined how the US plans to help Cuba usher in the Digital Age. “Titled the “Cuba Digital and Telecommunications Advancement Act” (the “Cuba DATA Act”), the legislation would reaffirm the authority of the President to permit exports of telecommunications and technology services […]

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