October 12, 2016

Award-winning magazine editor and Daily Beast co-founder Tina Brown was the speaker for the latest installment of the Johns Hopkins SAIS series, Women Who Inspire. Brown spoke with ambassador and moderator Shirin Tahir-Kheli about her efforts to create, through her Women In the World Summits, a platform for local women leaders to tell their stories to make a difference in their communities.

For Brown, one of the keys to driving positive change on seemingly intractable problem...

October 11, 2016

Russian-American relations are tense but not unsalvageable, said Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak. The ambassador discussed his country’s positions on various global issues and explained, in Russia’s view, why relations between the two countries are deteriorating.

Speaking to a crowded room full of students and alumni, Kislyak cited NATO’s expansion, differing views of Ukraine and Syria, and economic sanctions as sources of conflict that have pitted Russia and the US against each othe...

October 4, 2016

The global middle-class is projected to grow by 3 billion people in the next 20 years. What will these growing economies produce and consume? How will their cities develop, and how will they connect with the world? The emerge85 Lab is a new partnership of the Foreign Policy Institute and the Delma Institute which aims to explore these trends among the 85 percent of world population living outside of Europe and North America. 

Co-directors Afshin Molavi and Mishaal Al-Gergawi were joined by Sara...

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