A more inclusive Middle East? On January 26, the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, in collaboration with the Carnegie Corporation of New York, hosts a panel of renowned Middle East and North Africa experts. The charge: identify effective and sustainable policy options the new U.S. administration may consider in fostering more inclusive states in the region post-Arab Spring. [...
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Much like photojournalists, academic researchers in conflict zones face a range of ethical, professional, and security challenges as they struggle to provide insights. [ Carnegie.io Link ]
The 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence shortlist titles are six powerful stories. How do they resonate in your life? The American Library Association is asking you to #ShareTheStory [ Ala.org Link ]
Listen: Council on Foreign Relations’ Richard N. Haas & Robert McMahon examine the world that President-elect Trump will inherit on Inauguration Day.

The President's Inbox: Inauguration Day

U.S.-Russia: The Guessing Game? Leading experts help us decode the Trump Administration’s stance on Russia in the latest from our new podcast series. [ Carnegie.io Link ]

Guessing Game: Decoding Trump's Russia Policy

Leading security experts from the U.S., Russia, and Europe @NTI lay out 9 recommendations for deescalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia. Learn more and read this important report by grantee Nuclear Threat Initiative: “Rising Nuclear Dangers”

New Paper Outlines Immediate Steps to Reduce Nuclear Risks | NTI News New Paper Outlines Immediate Steps to Reduce Nuclear Risks | NTI

Partnership On Peacebuilding (Px4 Initiative): Progress To Date and Stock Taking:[ Carnegie.io Link ]
DYK: Since the last presidential election, 20 states have passed dozens of new voting laws, meaning millions of Americans will face unprecedented requirements to vote? Report via Carnegie Corporation and the Knight Foundation national investigative journalism project on voting rights and election participation.

Voting Wars: Rights | Power | Privilege

China is taking off in space. Go on a virtual tour with grantee Center for Strategic Studies: see China’s new space station and learn more about their plans for scientific and technological breakthroughs.

What’s driving China’s race to build a space station?

Working on #cybersecurity or #tech policy that impacts international security? Check out our new RFP:

Call for Proposals: New Technologies and Nuclear Risk | Carnegie Corporation of New York

Thank you Inside Philanthropy for heralding our long-standing work supporting U.S./Russia relations!

Philanthropy Awards, 2016

Cold War Redux? How did a relationship that seemed to have enjoyed the ultimate reset when the Cold War ended a quarter century ago wind up where it is today? Put simply: how did we get here? Get some context for understanding the troubled Russia-U.S. relationship.

Poison Pill: A Brief History of Post-Cold War Relations

“The happiness of giving happiness is far sweeter than the pleasure direct.” Andrew Carnegie
#RFP: The Corporation seeks projects that examine emerging technologies posing a threat to nuclear stability [ Carnegie.io Link ]
Africanist scholars gather for the 59th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association. [ Carnegie.io Link ]
A new non-partisan study on entrepreneurship gives some credence to the tech industry’s stance that American innovation benefits from robust immigration.[ Nfap.com Link ]
There is a growing urgency in the social sector to make better use of data to inform decision-making and evaluate performance. How can the nonprofit sector world harness these benefits? Via Stanford Social Innovation Review

Using Data for Action and for Impact (SSIR)

Former Russian nuclear weapons commander Colonel General Evgeny Maslin and former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J. Perry were honored with the Nunn-Lugar Award for their work prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons: [ Carnegie.io Link ]
The latest survey, conducted by Council on Foreign Relations, on occurring or escalating conflicts in 2017. What with their impact be on U.S. national interests?

Preventive Priorities Survey: 2017

We have heard a lot about “fake news” recently. NPR provides a handy explainer to help get the facts right!

Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts