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April 5, 2016

Human Rights
Tina-Brown_RTX19W3V Five Questions With Tina Brown

The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…

October 30, 2006

Financial Markets
Can David Rosenberg out-Roubini Roubini?

Nouriel “If you are going to be a bear, might as well be a grizzy” Roubini has a bit of competition.  Merrill’s David Rosenberg now puts the odds of a recession at up to 80% “HSBC, US Bank ... now pe…

January 8, 2018

Vietnam
Play Vietnam 'The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam'

Max Boot discusses his new book, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam. 

December 15, 2006

United States
Norway, China and Russia must believe Dr. Roubini (or David Rosenberg)

They all shifted funds out of short-term accounts (despoits, short-term securities, other short-term liabilities) and into long-term bonds -- a move that makes sense if you think the US economy is sl…

March 6, 2015

Gender
The Obamas will take their enthusiasm for education—illustrated here at the Capital City Public Charter School (Lower School), Washington, in February 2009—to reach adolescent girls abroad (Courtesy Larry Downing/Reuters). White House Launches New Girls’ Education Initiative

Two weeks ago, I posted a United Nations report on the increasing frequency of attacks on girls’ education around the world and called on the U.S. government to increase investment in education abroa…

January 10, 2017

United States
Play RTXT2S4_EC.jpg Counterterrorism, Cybersecurity, and Homeland Security

Lisa O. Monaco joins Dina Temple-Raston to discuss domestic security, counterterrorism, and cybersecurity issues during her tenure as President Obama’s homeland security advisor.

May 14, 2014

South China Sea
A Vietnamese fishing boat goes past the USS Chung-Hoon at a port in Danang city, July 15, 2011. South China Sea Tensions

As the United States pivots to Asia, disputes over territories in the South China Sea have escalated tensions and threatened regional stability.

June 24, 2016

Elections and Voting
Trump-Scotland1 Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Trump Gives Brexit a Thumbs Up

Global markets aren’t happy with the British vote to exit the European Union. But Donald Trump sure is. At a press conference for the opening of his new luxury golf resort, Trump Turnberry in western…