- newsDecember 6, 2013On December 3, Foreign Affairs magazine hosted its third annual Brazil Investment Conference. The event featured top Brazilian and U.S. business and policy leaders discussing major trends and challenges surrounding investment opportunities in Brazil.
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- newsDecember 5, 2013Foreign Affairs magazine accepted FOLIO’s Eddie Award for Best Single Article of 2013 in a ceremony held this morning at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. It is the fourth accolade the magazine has been honored with this year.
- snapshotBy Ryan Irwin -December 5, 2013Nelson Mandela lived one of the great lives of the twentieth century: he was an international icon who brought democratic rule and human rights to South Africa. But to thrive in the twenty-first century, the country needs not hope and activism but technocrats and engineers who can develop workable solutions to the messy realities of urban blight and rural poverty.
- snapshotBy Sarah Kreps -December 4, 2013Is drone technology the problem, or is the policy of targeted killings the real issue? Although activists come down on both sides of the debate, it is impossible to separate one from the other.
- letter fromBy Eric Randolph -December 4, 2013Nepal's incumbent Maoist party was crushed in the country's recent elections. With their backs against the wall, the Maoists may decide that sowing instability is the only way to keep their agenda alive. And that could undo all the progress that Nepal has made in recent years.
- newsNews Release: Foreign Affairs Contributor Wins Prize for Theory Linking Nuclear Weapon Failures to Authoritarian PracticesDecember 4, 2013Jacques E.C. Hymans, associate professor of international relations at the University of Southern California and a contributor to Foreign Affairs magazine, won the 2014 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order from the University of Louisville.
- snapshotBy Zachary K. Goldman and Mira Rapp-Hooper -December 4, 2013The recent nuclear agreement with Iran has spooked many of Washington’s most important allies in the Persian Gulf. The United States can and must allay their fears; any long-term resolution to the Iranian nuclear standoff will otherwise be difficult to sustain.
- snapshotBy Steven A. Cook -December 3, 2013Nearly 150 years after its completion, the Suez Canal continues to inspire awe. But given recent developments in politics, economics, and security, some see it as a mere relic. In fact, the waterway ensures Cairo's continued relevance to the United States and the region.