A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Geography of foreign students in U.S. higher ed. Neil Ruiz tracks the local origins, size, and growth rate of the foreign student population across the United States by metropolitan area.
- How to stop Putin’s war in Ukraine. In response to Russia’s continued military actions against Ukraine, Steven Pifer says Western powers should adopt additional sanctions against Russia and provide Ukraine with lethal military assistance.
- Ferguson and America’s image in Africa. Mwangi Kimenyi reviews reactions in African media to the incidents in Ferguson, MO following the shooting of Michael Brown, but says that American global leadership on human rights and equal protection under the law “remains critically important.”
- A review of Indian PM Modi’s foreign policy. Tanvi Madan says that “foreign policy has not been missing in action” during the first 100 days of the new Modi administration.
“The 21st century has revalued these small geographies. That’s what the 21st century demands,” Katz said, noting that these days, “[w]e aren’t innovating in isolated business parks” in the suburbs.