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September 26, 2013

Spain
Mariano Rajoy on Spanish Foreign Policy

President Mariano Rajoy discusses Spanish foreign policy and the current state of U.S.-Spain relations.

December 23, 2008

Iraq
U.S. Security Agreements and Iraq

Iraqi lawmakers approved new ground rules for the U.S. troop presence, including a U.S. withdrawal by 2011. But questions about the accords’ legal longevity remain.

April 1, 2014

Diplomacy and International Institutions
The Global Debate Over Illegal Drugs Heats Up

Having been frozen for four decades, a long-deferred debate over the "war on drugs" is finally heating up. Ever since the Nixon administration, the dominant paradigm informing U.S. and global policy …

May 12, 2009

Vatican City
Vatican-Israel Relations

Relations between the Vatican and Israel are a complex combination of diplomacy mixed with interfaith discussion.

June 13, 2014

The World Next Week: Books to Read This Summer

The World Next Week podcast is up. This week, Bob McMahon and I took a break from our regular discussion of next week’s news to kick off the summer with some reading recommendations. We were joined b…

Summer-Reading-Books

September 15, 2014

United States
As Fleet Size Grows, Navy Aims to Boost Energy Efficiency

Secretary of the Navy Raymond Mabus offers his thoughts on the service's current challenges and future trajectory in a conversation with R. Jeffrey Smith of the Center for Public Integrity.

September 15, 2014

United States
As Fleet Size Grows, Navy Aims to Boost Energy Efficiency

Secretary of the Navy Raymond E. Mabus offers his thoughts on the service's current challenges and future trajectory in a conversation with R. Jeffrey Smith of the Center for Public Integrity.

December 1, 2014

Global
Ten Historical Anniversaries of Note in 2015

Anniversaries are how we mark the passage time of time, celebrate our triumphs, and honor our losses. Two thousand and fourteen witnessed several significant historical anniversaries: the centennial …

Nelson-Mandela-Anniversaryy

August 19, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ten Books for Approaching Religious Conflict in Nigeria

The Tony Blair Faith Foundation has just published Emily Mellgard’s “Must Reads on Religious Conflict in Nigeria.” As Mellgard observes, Nigeria has a rich literary tradition, and the Lagos Internat…

Achebe

February 18, 2015

United States
Soldier-Authors: The Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in New Works of Fiction

Elliot L. Ackerman, author of Green on Blue: A Novel, Matthew Gallagher, author of Youngblood, and Michael Pitre, author of Fives and Twenty-Fives, join PEN American Center's Peter Godwin, to discuss…