Global Political Campaigns Draw on US Expertise to Win Elections

For more than three decades, Riva Levinson has witnessed history in the making throughout the globe. From Angola to Sri Lanka and numerous other countries, she has learned and lived the life of an international political consultant. Advising political candidates abroad has become a robust and often lucrative business for American political strategists. Levinson attributes the growth of international political consulting to a pivotal time in modern history when much…

New report identifies 27 countries heading for COVID-19-driven food crises

Rome¬†- New analysis out today by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) identifies 27 countries that are on the frontline of impending COVID-19-driven food crises, as the pandemic's knock-on effects aggravate pre-existing drivers of hunger. No world region is immune, from Afghanistan and Bangladesh in Asia, to Haiti, Venezuela and Central America, to Iraq, Lebanon, Sudan and Syria in the Middle East to Burkina…