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July 22, 2016

United States
George W. Bush Nomination 2004 Foreign Policy at the Conventions

Foreign policy issues regularly come to the fore at the national political conventions, especially during periods of global instability. Sometimes the events are marked by bitter disagreements within…

February 9, 2016

United States
Obama-2008-nomination_1.jpg The U.S. Presidential Nominating Process

Every four years, U.S. presidential candidates compete in a series of state contests to gain their party’s nomination. The political process is one of the most complex and expensive in the world.

March 28, 2014

Afghanistan
Will Presidential Elections Bring Stability to Afghanistan?

Afghanistan’s presidential election could be a democratic milestone, or may be marred by insurgent violence and fraud. Four experts weigh the election’s importance.

November 25, 2014

United States
Hagel Resignation Why Secretary Chuck Hagel Resigned

Gopal Ratnam, “Picking Up the Pieces at the Pentagon,” ForeignPolicy.com, November 25, 2014. Although the White House portrayed Hagel’s departure as a usual cabinet change post a midterm election th…

February 22, 2013

United States
Mali soldiers You Might Have Missed: Afghanistan, Mali, and Chinese Drones

Steven Erlanger, “An Unexpected Mission for France’s Defense Minister,” New York Times, February 19, 2013. One of the most shocking lessons for him from Mali, Mr. Le Drian said, was the lack of Fren…