A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Plummeting labor market for teens and young adults. The authors of a new report and interactive find falling employment prospects for young people in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas.
- A natural compromise for Crimea. Michael O’Hanlon suggests a reasonable compromise for the Crimea and Ukraine crisis.
- Durable solutions for post-disaster displacement. A team of authors examines durable solutions to displacement in Port-au-Prince, with lessons for other urban, post-disaster crises.
- Presidents bring home the pork, too. John Hudak explains how presidential pork works in this new Brookings Cafeteria podcast.
- Educating refugees in Syria. Xanthe Ackerman, Sarah Dryden-Peterson and Maysa Jalbout present ideas for improving the education crisis facing Syrian refugees.
- Obama is bluffing on Iran says Michael Doran.
[Kim Jong Un] did not engage diplomatically at all in those first seven years [as the leader of North Korea], probably because he didn’t want to hear the Chinese nagging him about advancing these weapons. And also he wasn’t going to start bargaining or negotiating them away. ... Kim has done a pivot where he’s doing a maximum engagement.