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February 15, 2012

U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee in Washington (Gary Cameron/Courtesy Reuters). How, and How Not, to Debate The Budget

In our current political climate, the budget of the President is no longer a legislative proposal--it is merely an invitation to debate. And in the aftermath of the release of the budget Monday, we h…

April 24, 2014

Trade
Rana Plaza Tragedy A Guide to the Rana Plaza Tragedy, and its Implications, in Bangladesh

One year ago today, April 24, the world watched with horror as a concrete building known as “Rana Plaza” cracked, buckled, and ultimately collapsed atop the garment workers inside its factories. It w…

January 28, 2014

Iran
Can Negotiations With Iran Succeed?

Broad-based international economic sanctions on Iran have significantly impaired its economy and brought the regime to the negotiating table, but the recently concluded interim nuclear agreement rema…

January 28, 2014

Iran
Can Negotiations With Iran Succeed?

Broad-based international economic sanctions on Iran have significantly impaired its economy and brought the regime to the negotiating table, but the recently concluded interim nuclear agreement rema…

October 31, 2013

United States
What to Do About U.S. Political Dysfunction

Bob Kaiser and Norm Ornstein explore the roots of the recent government shutdown, the consequences for U.S. foreign policy, and ways to adjust the political process to improve upon the current system.

October 31, 2013

United States
What to Do About U.S. Political Dysfunction

Robert G. Kaiser and Norman J. Ornstein explore the roots of the recent government shutdown, the consequences for U.S. foreign policy, and ways to adjust the political process to improve upon the cur…

July 24, 2008

International Law
Africa and the International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court has sparked controversy with its case selection and pursuit of justice in Uganda and Sudan.

June 17, 2008

China
Olympic Pressure on China

As the Olympics draw near, critics are attacking Beijing for its policies on the environment, the press, Sudan, and Tibet.

December 20, 2010

Politics and Government
Killer Amendments Die Killer Amendments Die

The New START Treaty made it through the weekend intact. Opponents offered two so-called killer amendments, and both failed to get fifty-one votes. (A treaty needs sixty-seven votes to pass the Se…

December 13, 2010

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
TWE Quick Takes: Saddam Hussein, New START and More TWE Quick Takes: Saddam Hussein, New START and More

Seven years ago today soldiers in the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division pulled Saddam Hussein from a hole underneath a two-room mud shack on a sheep farm in the town of ad-Dawr, …