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July 19, 2018

Nuclear Weapons
Could European Populism Go Nuclear on NATO?

The following is a guest post by David Gevarter, an intern for European studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Before the recent North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit, observers …

People stage a protest against the nearby Belgian Tihange nuclear power station outside the town hall during a Charlemagne Prize ceremony in Aachen, Germany on May 10, 2018.

June 7, 2018

Gambia
Gambia’s Tiny Population Belies Its Enormous Exampe

President Adama Barrow is seeking support for his government’s comprehensive National Development Program, which is intended to rebuild the economy so that young Gambians have fewer reasons to flee to Europe.

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June 22, 2007

India
India’s Muslim Population

India’s Muslim population, by most measures the world’s second largest after that of Indonesia, has suffered physically and economically at the hands of extremists in the country’s majority.

January 16, 2013

Economics
Kirchners’ New Economic Populism

Argentina is known for its populists leaders, as well as spectacular economic booms and busts. Yet looking at the economic data of the last fifty years, successive governments have, perhaps somewhat …

Kirchners’ New Economic Populism

October 12, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa’s Population Explosion

Residents try to get into a bus at the bus station of Adjame in Abidjan March 20, 2011. (Luc Gnago/Courtesy Reuters) A Standard Bank analyst is predicting that sub-Saharan Africa’s population will r…

Africa’s Population Explosion

April 27, 2011

Energy and Climate Policy
Population and Environment Connections

Overview The demands of a rapidly growing global population are increasingly straining supplies of food, energy, and water. The U.S. government and multilateral organizations should recognize the …

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February 22, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa, Refugees, and Populism

Rosettenville, a suburb of Johannesburg, was the site of the February 11-12 burning of buildings alleged to have been used by “prostitutes and drug dealers.” These “prostitutes and drug dealers” have…

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November 16, 2016

Israel
Israel’s Population Bomb is Disappearing

Everyone knows that because Arab population growth rates in Israel and the West Bank far exceed Jewish ones, the percentage of the population that is not Jewish will rise steadily.  The only problem …

November 1, 2011

Aging, Youth Bulges, and Population
Population Growth’s Regional Variations

As the world’s population surpasses seven billion, CFR Senior Fellow for Global Health Yanzhong Huang identifies the variety of ways in which different global regions are impacted by population growt…

December 18, 2017

Asia
Populism in the West Gets the Attention, but Asia’s Rising Populism Could be as Dangerous to Democracy

The rise of populist leaders and parties in Europe and the United States over the past two years has reshaped the political landscape from Budapest to Washington. Challenging elites as corrupt and di…

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