Brookings Today, 3/24/14

A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.

  • Venezuela. Harold Trinkunas reviews the latest efforts by South American nations to help resolve the crisis in Venezuela.  

  • Oil and gas governance for the Arctic. Charles Ebinger, John Banks and Alisa Schackmann explore the opportunities and challenges of offshore oil and gas governance in the Arctic.

  • Crimea is to Georgia as Obama is to Bush. Steven Pifer says “give me a break” regarding statements by former Bush administration officials about their president’s response to Russia’s 2008 invasion of Georgia.

  • How is Afghanistan doing? Better than you think, argues Michael O’Hanlon.

  • How to fix Head Start. Robert Gordon and Sara Mead explain.