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October 6, 2010

Economics
A Conversation with Thomas H. Glocer, CEO of Thomson Reuters

Thomas Glocer shares his views on globalization, financial reform, and corporate social responsibility, as well as his own experiences leading a global corporation.

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October 6, 2010

Economics
CEO Speaker Series: A Conversation with Thomas H. Glocer, CEO of Thomson Reuters

Thomas Glocer shares his views on globalization, financial reform, and corporate social responsibility, as well as his own experiences leading a global corporation.

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July 8, 2010

Energy and Climate Policy
How Much Would Utility-Only Cap-and-Trade Cost?

Bryan Walsh, over at TIME, has a solid post on the cost of cap-and-trade, noting that the Congressional Budget Office has found that Kerry-Lieberman would shave $19 billion dollars off the deficit. A…

September 23, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Arms Sales to Taiwan

Five F-16 jets fly in formation. (Ho New/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. The Palestinian statehood bid is not the only issue the Obama administration has been struggling with this week. On Wednesd…

Five U.S. Air Force F-16

November 11, 2011

Climate Change
Can the Keystone XL Coalition Stop Climate Change?

Bryan Walsh, writing at TIME, is right: Bill McKibben and the Keystone XL protestors have pulled off something pretty impressive. I’m not talking about the merits of the indefinite delay to the pipel…

April 13, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drones, Night Raids, and the Appeal and Cost of Nuclear Weapons

“Piracy and Private Security,” The Economist, April 14, 2012. Private security teams patrol the decks of around 40% of large vessels in the “high-risk area” that stretches from the Persian Gulf…

Night raid training

April 2, 2012

United States
TWE Remembers: Woodrow Wilson Asks Congress to Declare War on Germany

Presidents win elections by making promises to voters. But keeping those promises can prove impossible to do. Just ask Woodrow Wilson. He won reelection in November 1916 on a pledge to keep the Unite…

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November 18, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Iran, Cyberattacks, and Targeted Killings

IAEA Board of Governors, “Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevent Provisions of Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran,” November 16, 2012. Michael Cohen …

Cyber

February 14, 2013

Energy and Climate Policy
The Power Surge

A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment.

October 26, 2007

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
U.S. Army Force Restructuring, “Modularity,” and Iraq

The U.S. Army is reorganizing to create smaller, more mobile units without sacrificing firepower. Some experts, however, wonder whether that aim addresses the lessons of Iraq.