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July 3, 2013

Politics and Government
RTX10ND9 Fake It Till You Make It: How Sham Elections Can Further Democracy

This month, Iranian voters elected Hassan Rouhani president. In April, Venezuelans also voted in a presidential election, choosing Nicolas Maduro to succeed longtime leader Hugo Chávez, who died earl…

October 21, 2011

Economics
Reads of the Week: Analyzing Humala’s Victory in Peru Reads of the Week: Analyzing Humala’s Victory in Peru

Source: Corporación Latinobarómetro, Informe Anual 2010 (Santiago de Chile, December 2010) Steven Levitsky’s recent article in the Journal of Democracy explains why Humala won the Peruvian elections…

February 1, 2006

Palestinian Territories
More Opinions on Hamas’ Victory

Rachel BronsonDirector of Middle East and Gulf Studies at the Council on Foreign RelationsRather than endorsing Hamas’ foreign policy objectives, Palestinians were clearly expressing enormous anger a…

November 4, 2014

Russia
From Coalition to Rivalry: The Soviet Union and United States at the Beginning of the Cold War

Frank Costigliola of the University of Connecticut, Melvyn P. Leffler of the University of Virginia, and Philip D. Zelikow of the University of Virginia join Andrew Nagorski, former president and dir…

November 4, 2014

Russia
From Coalition to Rivalry: The Soviet Union and United States at the Beginning of the Cold War

Frank Costigliola of the University of Connecticut, Melvyn P. Leffler of the University of Virginia, and Philip D. Zelikow of the University of Virginia join Andrew Nagorski, former president and dir…

February 23, 2015

Turkey
Sultanism or Not Sultanism or Not? Debating Turkish Politics

Erik Tillman from DePaul University responded to my recent piece on Politico.com. It is well worth a read. Recent events have spawned a number of articles analyzing Turkey’s current political situat…

November 5, 2014

United States
Kissinger-and-Haass Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall: CFR Symposium

I’ve been blogging this week on great resources on the Cold War to mark Sunday’s twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Yesterday, CFR brought together several Cold War experts to d…

November 3, 2014

United States
Berlin-Wall Ten Histories of the Cold War Worth Reading

Sunday marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. For those of us who grew up during the Cold War it was an unforgettable moment—one we hoped for but didn’t necessarily expect…

December 5, 2008

Tibet
The Question of Tibet

A primer on the dispute over Tibet’s sovereignty, which has risen to public attention following recent protests in Lhasa and demonstrations surrounding the 2008 Olympic Games.