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August 4, 2010

Nigeria
A Conversation with Henry Odein Ajumogobia

PRINCETON LYMAN: Let me do a few administrative things first. Please turn off any phones, BlackBerries and all the rest, because they do interfere with the recording even if they're on silent et cet…

August 4, 2010

Nigeria
A Conversation with Henry Odein Ajumogobia

Nigerian foreign minister Henry Odein Ajumogobia discusses the challenges and prospects of Nigeria at fifty and the strengthening of Nigeria's bilateral partnership with the United States.

February 21, 2011

TWE Celebrates Presidents’ Day Because It Is the Day of Presidents

President George W. Bush meets with former Presidents and President-elect Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, January 2009. (Kevin Lamarque/courtesy Reuters) Being president o…

 U.S. President George W. Bush meets with former Presidents and President-elect Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, January 2009.

March 16, 2011

Treaties and Agreements
TWE Remembers: The Fight over the Panama Canal Treaties

President Obama begins his Latin America trip on March 19. When he stops in Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador the official business will range from trade to energy to regional security. One issue that w…

President Jimmy Carter at the White House discussing the Panama Canal Treaty during a nationally televised fireside chat. (Courtesy National Library of Congress)

March 25, 2011

Defense and Security
The Strategy, Politics, and Constitutionality of Operation Odyssey Dawn

US Naval Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris receives overnight situation report at sea on the USS Mount Whitney on March 24, 2011. (Ho New/courtesy Reuters) CFR.org just posted an interview I did yesterday w…

US Naval Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris receives overnight situation report at sea on the USS Mount Whitney on March 24, 2011.

June 14, 2011

United States
Birthday Wishes to the United States Army!

  Doughboy. GI. Grunt. Dogface. Warrior. Whatever term you prefer, if you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday. The …

Army Birthday 2011

September 27, 2011

TWE Mailbag: Suggested CTBT Readings

A mailbox in downtown Paris. (Charles Platiau/courtesy Reuters) Last Saturday I noted that it had been exactly fifteen years since President Bill Clinton signed the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Tr…

A Mailbox is seen downtown Paris, January 13, 2008. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

February 20, 2012

TWE Celebrates Presidents’ Day

It is a TWE tradition to recognize the forty-three men—and they have all been men—who have been president on Presidents’ day with the following essay: A few presidents have loved the job. Teddy Roos…

President George W. Bush meets with former Presidents and President-elect Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, January 2009. (Kevin Lamarque/courtesy Reuters)

April 27, 2012

Bahrain
Bahrain’s Unsettling Standoff

The country’s instability should not be viewed as a simple push for democratic reforms, and the outcome has implications for Iran’s role in the region, says CFR’s Ed Husain.

November 21, 2006

Global
The Campaign to Ban Cluster Bombs

A global push is underway to ban cluster bombs after their use in the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict, as well as in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosovo, has left hundreds of noncombatants maimed or dead.