December 1, 2017
Anniversaries mark the passage of time, recall our triumphs, and honor our losses. Two thousand seventeen witnessed many significant historically anniversaries: the centennial of the U.S. entry into …
November 11, 2011
The announcement that Dennis Ross is leaving his post creates a serious problem for the Obama administration.
Ross has spent decades working on the "peace process" and knew almost every influential …
August 29, 2017
Protests over the removal of Confederate monuments show that the U.S. Civil War’s emancipatory purpose remains contested a century and a half later.
June 14, 2017
The United States Army celebrates its 242nd birthday today. If you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday.
The Army websit…
June 12, 2017
Sure, the tiny gulf state is a lousy ally — but so is everyone else in the region.
November 1, 2016
Greg Hayes provides his perspective on trade, globalization, and the development of a competitive and educated workforce in an evolving global economy.
May 4, 2017
Two years ago, I posted my picks for "The Twenty Best Vietnam Protest Songs." I compiled the list as part of a series of posts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the first U.S. combat troops a…
February 20, 2017
Today is Presidents’ Day. It is a TWE tradition to recognize the forty-four men—and they have all been men—who have been president on Presidents’ Day with the following essay. If you are lucky enough…
December 16, 2016
Rakhine State, where violence has been escalating for two months after Rohingya militants allegedly attacked a border guard post on October 9, is spiraling into chaos. As I noted in a recent post, th…
January 9, 2018
Panelists discuss the potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2018, as well as their global political implications.