The crafting of the post-2015 development agenda began with a pivotal decision to integrate environmental, social, and economic issues into a set of sustainable development goals (SDGs). Since their inception, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have become a unifying mechanism for a previously disjointed development community. Homi Kharas from the Brookings Institution discusses the MDGs and what comes Post-2015.
In the defining process of the post-2015 development agenda, the term “resilience” has been used abundantly by policy makers and experts to define the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Resilience is both an innovative and useful concept to improve the overall framework of international aid. However, the actors defining the SDGs must use the term resilience carefully to ensure that it is clearly defined and operational.
The crisis in Ukraine and the civil war prevailing in Syria have raised deep concerns over the European Union’s ability to act as a credible actor in foreign affairs. So, has the European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) failed to meet its objectives? What are the challenges facing the ENP?
Dr. Ashok Sharma assesses the recent Australia-India civilian nuclear agreement and argues that this landmark step shows the growing trust and confidence between Australia and India.
J. Patrick Zubin, a second-year MA student at SAIS, discusses the effects of automation on the information economy and labor in this book review of Jaron Lanier’s “Who Owns the Future?”
What’s wrong with big data? Is its use causing more mistakes? Professor Mark White discusses the negative implications of the newest trend in research with SAIS Review Assistant Editor Kyle Johnson.
SAIS alumnus Yaniv Barzilai, a foreign service officer at the United States Department of State, discusses his recent book, 102 Days of War – How Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda & the Taliban Survived 2001.
On December 9th, the SAIS Review welcomed Caitlyn Antrim, James Bridger, and William Komiss for the “Uncharted Waters: Maritime Security and Resource Challenges” panel in Rome Auditorium.
Vanda Felbab-Brown, senior fellow at the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution, discusses her research on piracy, enforcement and illegal fishing with Assistant Editor Bartholomew Thanhauser.