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May 24, 2017

Religion
Play Pluralism, Polarization, and the Common Good Pluralism, Polarization, and the Common Good

Suhail Khan, David Kyuman Kim, and Jack Moline discuss advancing the common good amid moral and political polarization.

May 23, 2017

Religion
Play Just and Unjust War in the 21st Century Just and Unjust War in the 21st Century

[node:summary] Video: Michael Walzer, professor emeritus of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study, and Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, discuss moral philosophy and just and unjust war in the twenty-first century.

July 18, 2014

Military Operations
What’s the Pentagon’s Plan for the Counterterrorism Partnership Fund and Syria?

On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee held a hearing with senior Pentagon officials to review the Pentagon’s FY2015 Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) budget request of $58.6 billion. I…

August 1, 2014

Austria
World-War-I-Films-The-Afric TWE Remembers: Top Ten World War I Films

World War I has provided source material for gripping novels and powerful poetry. It also has provided source material for some great movies. Here are my ten favorites in alphabetical order. A Farew…

October 4, 2013

Political Transitions
You Might Have Missed: Japanese Drones, Shutdown, CIA in Syria

John Hudson, “U.S. Rules Out a New Drone War in Iraq,” Foreign Policy Magazine, October 3, 2013. In 2013 alone, Iraq is averaging 68 car bombings a month. The United Nations reports that 5,740 civil…

March 16, 2009

United States
Debating a ’Clean Coal’ Future

As U.S. lawmakers debate a cap-and-trade policy to combat climate change, experts say coal will continue to be a major part of the world’s energy mix, which will likely complicate efforts to curb gre…

April 27, 2012

United States
Weekend-Reading-04272012 Weekend Reading: Women in the Arab World, Engaging Islamists, and the Great Wall of Israel

A compilation of reactions to Mona el-Tahawy’s controversial piece, “Why Do They Hate Us?”. Quinn Mecham writes a policy brief for POMED on a strategy for sustained engagement with Islamist parties…

August 29, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
A child wears a paper mask depicting Guy Fawkes during a protest by Anonymous India against laws they say gives the government control over censorship of Internet usage in Mumbai, June 9, 2012. Guest Post: Shades of Anonymous in Boko Haram?

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…