Oil production by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) steadily declined between 2014 and 2016, indicating that the group was financing itself in other ways, like taxation or extortion.
Despite the relatively large number of employees working in downtown Detroit, the city continues to be afflicted by urban blight, surrounded by a swath of vacant neighborhoods.
Innovations for Successful Societies (ISS) is among eight organizations to receive funding from the British Academy as part of its £4 million global anti-corruption research scheme in partnership with the...
Class: “Preschool, Primary and Secondary Education in South Africa”
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Half of the 220,000 people killed in the Syrian civil war have been civilians. Untargeted barrel bombings have crumbled cities and diminished basic resources like food and water. Many children have been out of school for four years. Those who have survived the attacks suffer with injuries and have no access to medical care.
"Making government work."
On the surface, the phrase seems simple. For a government to run efficiently, it needs to take the right steps — a strategic political dance. But perfecting the choreography, knowing which steps to take and when, poses challenges for governments across the world, especially in hard-to-reach places.
Ebola is difficult to contract. The disease is not airborne like influenza or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) – a healthy person must come in direct contact with the fluids of an infected, symptomatic person to risk transmission.