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Clouds Over Charities for Refugees in Islamic Countries

Susan Froetschel YaleGlobal, 18 December 2014
Governments seek aid for refugees, but want to prevent charitable donations from slipping into extremists' hands
EAST LANSING : The murder and mayhem of Islamic State and other terrorists ruin the lives of those who must flee in more ways than one. The conflict poses danger and uncertainty for aid groups operating in the region, and fundraising is compromised as governments strive to put a stranglehold on any resources diverted to extremists. More >

Chinese Agriculture Goes Global

Loro Horta YaleGlobal, 16 December 2014
China invests in land and research in Africa, South America, Central Asia to feed the world’s largest population

Russian Demographics: The Perfect Storm

Joseph Chamie and Barry Mirkin YaleGlobal, 11 December 2014
High mortality, low fertility and emigration of the well-educated are shrinking Russia

In the News

Robert D. Blackwill
China Foundation for International and Strategic Studies, 19 December 2014
The two sides must maintain steady communications and focus on no more than three issues
Husna Haq
The Christian Science Monitor, 19 December 2014
The Twitter campaign raised awareness and urged compassion
Mimi Whitefield
Miami Herald, 18 December 2014
Obama suggests that policy of isolation does not work
Vasudevan Sridharan
International Business Times, 18 December 2014
Extremists recruit on social media, and investigators collect evidence
Naser al-Tamimi
Al Arabiya News, 17 December 2014
China is the largest trade partner for nine Arab nations

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