International Policy

Interview with Author Basharat Peer

In a special edition of the GPPR podcast, Books Editor Harper Sutherland with author Basharat Peer discussing his new book A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen.  

India and China: Balancing Economic Growth with Climate Change Objectives

When forecasting the next 50 years, we see India and China leading the world economy with significant contributions to the world population and world income. According to the latest World Bank report, “Global Economic Perspectives” India will become the fastest growing developing country in the next two years and predicts it will grow at 7.9%…

The Argentinean Elections: A Mandate For Change

Close to ten o’clock on Sunday 22nd November, with only 60 per cent of all balloting stations tallied, the ruling party candidate, Daniel Scioli, conceded defeat as he called Mauricio Macri to offer his congratulations on winning the Argentine general election. In the first-ever presidential runoff election in Argentina, Mr. Macri became the new president of…

The Georgetown Public Policy Review is Hiring

Dear Incoming and Returning McCourt School Students, We are pleased to announce that the application period for the Georgetown Public Policy Review is open. APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE HERE and will be available on our website later this evening. They are due Sunday, September 13 at midnight. All new and returning graduate students – MPP, MPP-EP, MIDP, and MPM – are encouraged…

24 years into Independence, Ukraine Faces its Greatest Challenge

In a post-Soviet republic, separatist militants attacked government buildings in a regional capital and proclaimed independence. The central government responded by mobilizing its security forces and attempting to retake the restive region. Undermanned and their strength a far cry from the might of the Soviet Army of which they were once a part, government forces…