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Turning a Corner

Turning a Corner

by Bill Goodfellow

Jul-01-2013 | Report

It is easy to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the challenges facing our world today. Wars in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, climate chaos due to global warming and the widening gap between the super-rich and everyone else engender a sense of hopelessness... Read More »

Four Decades of US Defense Spending

Four Decades of US Defense Spending

by Charles Knight, Ethan Rosenkranz, Carl Conetta

Jan-25-2013 | Report

A one page review and assessment of the change in US defense spending over 40 years... Read More »

Myths vs. Realities of Pentagon Spending

Myths vs. Realities of Pentagon Spending

by Stephen Miles, William D. Hartung

Jul-17-2012 | Report

As defense contractors play to American's fears of poor security to increase military spending, Bill Hartung and Stephen Miles reveal the facts about Pentagon spending... Read More »

USA and Allies Outspend Potential Rivals on Military by Four-to-One; America Carries Much of the Defense Burden for its Allies

USA and Allies Outspend Potential Rivals on Military by Four-to-One; America Carries Much of the Defense Burden for its Allies

by Carl Conetta

Jul-17-2012 | Report

In this fact sheet Carl Conetta looks U.S. military spending compared to that of other countries... Read More »

Report to Supporters: Turning Promises Into Policy

Report to Supporters: Turning Promises Into Policy

by CIP

Jun-04-2012 | Report

Read about the latest research and projects undertaken by CIP's expert staff as they seek to apply pressure to ensure that politicians' promises become actual policy.... Read More »

The 2013 State Department and Foreign Operations Aid Request and Latin America and the Caribbean

The 2013 State Department and Foreign Operations Aid Request and Latin America and the Caribbean

by Abigail Poe Akre

Mar-01-2012 | Report

On February 13, the Obama administration released its 2013 budget request to Congress, which includes its request for State Department and Foreign Operations assistance in FY2013. Here are a few things we observed in the new foreign assistance budget for Latin America and the Caribbean. ... Read More »

Military Spending: A Poor Job Creator

Military Spending: A Poor Job Creator

by William D. Hartung

Jan-17-2012 | Policy Brief

Plans for cutting the federal deficit have raised an important question: what impact would military spending reductions have on jobs? This fact sheet is an update with new numbers from 2011 for U.S. employment effects of military and domestic spending. ... Read More »

Inter-American Development Bank Megaprojects: Displacement and Forced Migration

Inter-American Development Bank Megaprojects: Displacement and Forced Migration

by Laura Carlsen, Michael Collins, Oscar Chacón, Paula Álvarez, Ricardo Verdum, Christopher Loperena

May-19-2010 |

The displacement of communities and forced migration in our countries as a consequence of Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) projects is an issue of greatest importance, but one that is seldom addressed. Researchers from these countries have worked yet again on this issue and will present findings... Read More »

Colombia Elections 2010

Colombia Elections 2010

by Laura Carlsen

Apr-30-2010 | Report

The International Pre-Electoral Observation Mission to Colombia was led by Global Exchange, with the participation of professionals, analysts, and citizens of more than seven countries including the United States, Canada, Germany, the UK, and Mexico.... Read More »

El “Punto Cero” del Plan Colombia

El “Punto Cero” del Plan Colombia

by Ingrid Vacius, Adam Isacson

Apr-02-2001 | Report

Pregúntele a los habitantes del Putumayo cómo era esta región hace mas de veinte años, antes de la llegada de la coca, y le describirán un sitio idílico – de esos que ya no existen.... Read More »

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