Afghanistan Marks 1 Year Since Taliban Seizure as Woes Mount

Monday marked a year since the Taliban seized the Afghan capital of Kabul. Pearson Affiliate Austin L. Wright shares what major shifts have occurred since, including the changes in economic and health conditions. 

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The Hill


How to cut short the long slog in Ukraine

Christopher Blattman weighs possible futures for the war in Ukraine.

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Project Syndicate


Why Taiwan Matters

United States Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s headline-generating visit to Taipei has reminded the world how much Taiwan matters to China. But Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson discuss why Taiwan also should matter to the democratic world.

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Western Wall

Harris Public Policy students visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem as part of the 2019 Pearson International Conflict Seminar to Israel and the West Bank.

Ramin Kohanteb / The Pearson Institute