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June 27, 2018

Europe
EU Juncker How Europe Can Promote a Free and Open Internet

For two decades, Europe has followed the United States' lead and advocated for a “free and open” internet. The prevalence of online censorship and disinformation has severely tested that approach.

June 20, 2014

Iraq
WR06202014_CROPPED.jpg Weekend Reading: Ira-q-aos

Faysal Itani examines the jihadists’ threat to Iraq (and Syria). Inside Iraqi Politics offers a roundup of what has been going on in Iraq while everyone else was paying attention to anything else. …

March 11, 2018

Israel
At Long Last, "The Crown" Will Visit Israel

Seventy years after Israel's founding, at long last a member of the British royal family will visit there. The summer visit of the Duke of Cambridge, HRH Prince William, has been announced. This v…

December 28, 2017

United States
Kohl 1989 Ten World Figures Who Died in 2017

I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…

October 20, 2017

Digital Policy
Supreme Court Cyber Week in Review: October 20, 2017

This week: United States v. Microsoft heads to the Supreme Court, Russian trolls, and the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield.

August 29, 2016

Palestinian Territories
Deja Vu and the Coming Palestinian Elections

Municipal elections are scheduled for October 8th in the West Bank and Gaza. Hamas has reversed its previous position and is now participating, and may win--not as Hamas, per se, but by putting forth…

October 14, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
the-state-of-slavery-in-mauritania The State of Slavery in Mauritania

Tyler Falish is a student in Fordham University’s Graduate Program in International Political Economy & Development and a former intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. T…

June 10, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
The New Palestinian Government

In this week’ s edition of  The Weekly Standard, an article entitled "Dangerous Unity,"  I discuss the new Palestinian government. Here’s the basic argument: The new PA government is a non-party, "t…

January 2, 2013

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
The Cliff Is Dead, Long Live the Cliff

Tuesday’s fiscal agreement defuses the fiscal cliff by deferring most tax hikes and pushing back the sequester.  A deal has been made, a financial crash avoided, and near-term growth prospects look r…

November 10, 2011

Elections and Voting
Republican candidates at last night’s primary debate in Michigan. (Rebecca Cook/courtesy Reuters) Campaign 2012 Roundup: Michigan Debate and Romney on Iran

Republican candidates at last night's primary debate in Michigan. (Rebecca Cook/courtesy Reuters) Last night’s GOP presidential debate was primarily about the domestic economy. But it started o…