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June 28, 2013

United States
You Might Have Missed: U.S. Humanitarian Interventions, Syria, and the Cheapness of IEDs

Brian T. Haggerty, “Safe Havens in Syria: Missions and Requirements for an Air Campaign,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology, July 2012. (PDF) Discussion of military intervention in Syria to addr…

December 7, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Iran, Robot Soldiers, and Pentagon Propaganda

Jessica Donati and Daniel Fineren, “Exclusive: Iran Shipping Signals Conceal Syria Ship Movements,” Reuters, December 6, 2012. Large vessels must transmit their identity and location to other ships …

Iran Strait of Hormuz

December 21, 2012

Global Governance
Through the Glass Darkly: What U.S. Intelligence Predicts for 2030

Mathew Burrows, counselor to the National Intelligence Council, may have the most fascinating job in Washington. Every four to five years he coordinates the U.S. intelligence community’s crystal-ball…

People play soccer in Complexo do Alemao slum in Rio de Janeiro

September 15, 2011

You Might Have Missed: Al-Qaeda, China, and Preventive Diplomacy

Security Council members vote on a Libyan resolution during a Security Council Meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York on March 18, 2011 (Jessica Rinaldi/Courtesy Reuters). - Carl Bialik, “Shadowy …

Security Council members vote on a Libyan resolution during a Security Council Meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York on March 18, 2011 (Jessica Rinaldi/Courtesy Reuters).

July 24, 2012

China
China Moves Forward on Cybersecurity Policy

Last week, the State Council issued a new policy opinion for promoting the development of Chinese information technology and information security. In the State Council’s view, “international competit…

Wang Chen, director of the State Council Information Office answers questions after announcing the launch of the National Internet Information Office. (Zhai Zihe / Courtesy  Xinhua)

April 2, 2012

Egypt
Egypt’s "Engineer": A Look Under the Hood

My research associate, Alexander Brock, and research intern, Jessica Cusano, have written the below profile of newly nominated Egyptian presidential candidate Khairat al-Shater, affiliated with the M…

Egypt's-Engineer-A-Look-Und

September 22, 2011

Politics and Government
The Domestic Politics of Obama’s UN Speech

President Barack Obama addresses the sixty-sixth United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York on September 21, 2011. (Jessica Rinaldi/courtesy Reuters) One of TWE’s founding …

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the 66th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York, September 21, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

November 16, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012 Roundup: Cain on Libya, Huntsman on Afghanistan

A water tower seen from the highway in Independence, Iowa. (Jessica Rinaldi/courtesy Reuters) Herman Cain has been in Iowa defending his halting answer on Libya earlier this week by saying that he w…

Campaign 2012 Roundup: Cain on Libya, Huntsman on Afghanistan

September 23, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria’s 2011 Elections: A Last Word?

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan waits to address the 66th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York, September 21, 2011. (Jessica Rinaldi/Courtesy Reuters) The …

Nigeria’s 2011 Elections:  A Last Word?

October 25, 2011

Health
The Health of Nations: New Interactive Disease Map

  Michael Quinones, 10, looks up at the nurse as she prepares to administer a shot of the H1N1 vaccine to him, in Arlington, Texas November 24, 2009. (Jessica Rinaldi/Courtesy Reuters)   …

The Health of Nations: New Interactive Disease Map