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September 15, 2005

Europe
Why is consumer demand so weak in Germany?

David Wessel writes in today's Wall Street Journal: "Germany, alas, is showing few signs of a Japanese style rebound.  It is, essentially, relying on lower wages to make exports more competitive …

September 27, 2008

Monetary Policy
It seems like so long ago ... documenting the role foreign central banks played in the US decision to backstop the Agencies

It is hard to believe that only three week have passed since the US government effectively took over the Agencies. Friday’s Wall Street Journal provided something of a post-mortem. And it sure se…

July 12, 2011

Israel
Five Years After the Israel-Hezbollah War

  An Israeli artillery unit fires a shell towards Lebanon from its position near the Israeli-Lebanese border August 9, 2006. Israel decided on Wednesday to expand its ground offensive in Leban…

Five Years After the Israel-Hezbollah War

August 11, 2011

Elections and Voting
Five Foreign Policy Questions for Tonight’s GOP Presidential Debate

A cornfield in Atalissa, Iowa. (Jessica Rinaldi/courtesy Reuters) Republican presidential candidates are gathering tonight in Ames, Iowa for their third debate. Jon Huntsman, who hadn’t yet joined t…

A cornfield is pictured in Atalissa, Iowa.

August 12, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Friday File: The GOP Debate Meets Budget Math

Winthrop, Iowa. (Jessica Rinaldi/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. Foreign policy took a back seat to Obama bashing and internal GOP sniping in last night’s Republican presidential debate. Rick Sant…

A farm in the town of Winthrop, Iowa. (Jessica Rinaldi/courtesy Reuters)

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

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?

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

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…

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