Alexandra Reihing

Former GPI Global Intern

Bio

Alexandra Reihing joined the GPI Global Internship Program in April 2007 and went on to recieve her master's degree in political science at New York University. She graduated summa cum laude from Stony Brook University with a B.A. in English. Her research interests at NYU included African and Middle Eastern development, human rights, and democratic governance.

Featured Work

Carpet vendor in Kabul, Afghanistan <br>(2005). Photo by <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/babasteve/25456049/">Steve Evans</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en-us">CC</a>).

SEP 18, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Post-Invasion Economies

Sustainable economic growth has been a major goal of reconstruction efforts in post-invasion Iraq and Afghanistan. Trade and investment will go a long way toward ...

U.S. soldier inspects Iraqi pipeline. CREDIT: <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/yourlocaldave/43516303/">David Chung</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/deed.en-us">CC</a>).

SEP 14, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Energy Security Depends on Where You Live

Your definition of energy security might just depend on where you live. For consumer countries, energy security means reliable sources of supply. For producer states, ...

Arctic ice near the North Pole. Photo by <br><a href="http://flickr.com/photos/kenyai/54090518/">Tunde Pecsvari</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en-us">CC</a>).

AUG 17, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Russia's Arctic Resource Race

The space race may be over, but the war for control of vast Arctic energy resources got a little colder this month when a Russian ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/nihaoblog/75877575/" target=_blank>blogger-china</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en-us">CC</a>).

JUL 31, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: The Blogger's Democratic Revolution

Thanks to the human love of commentary and information, blogs have created more connections among people and helped propel citizen journalism and democratic change. As ...

Spraying insecticide house-to-house in <br>Zanzibar. Source: Kimberly Wylie, <br>USAID/Tanzania (<a href="http://www.fightingmalaria.gov/countries/index.html">PD</a>).

JUL 11, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Freedom from Malaria for All

The G8 reaffirmed its commitment to fighting malaria in Africa, where 90 percent of malaria deaths occur. Freedom from malaria should not be denied to sub-Saharan ...

Afghan student in one of <a href="http://thechildrenofwar.org/web1/">The Children of War</a> schools (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/deed.en-us">CC</a>).

JUN 20, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Child Labor in Afghanistan

Poverty and insecurity have prevented generations of Afghans from becoming educated, thrusting children into the labor market. If education is the key to breaking out ...

Poor urban Zimbabweans were dumped in <br>the countryside during Operation <br>Murambatsvina (Drive Out Trash). Photo <br>by <a href="http://www.sokwanele.com">Sokwanele</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en-us">CC</a>).

JUN 11, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Promised Land in Zimbabwe and Venezuela

Land reform projects are designed to empower the poorest elements of society, but often go awry when implemented for political purposes. The negative impacts on ...

Nuclear reactor in Delaware. Photo by <br><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/40769152@N00/446674057/">Jon Schladen</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/deed.en-us">CC</a>).

JUN 5, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Splitting the Atomic Energy Debate

Interest in low-emission nuclear energy has mushroomed alongside rising energy prices and fear of climate change. But the picture of a green future is clouded ...

Anti-corruption billboard in Nigeria. Photo by <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/blyth/141520433/" target=_blank>Mike Blyth</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/" target=_blank>CC</a>).

APR 30, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Fragile Democracy in Resource-rich Nigeria

Presidential elections were held in Nigeria in April amid electoral chaos and mild violence. For the first time since the nation's independence in 1960, power was ...

Trade negotiations met with protest. <br>Photo by <a href="http://flickr.com/photos/23553050@N00/303489252/in/set-72157594387110179/">Chong Head</a> (<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/">CC</a>).

APR 17, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Discord over KORUS

NAFTA's defects show room for improvement in trade negotiations. Has the United States struck a fairer deal with South Korea?