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December 8, 2004

Politics and Government
Damaged Snow

If you were John Snow, would you stay knowing that you were at best the President’s second choice?Do DC’s conservative activists really value tax cuts more than financial stability? And does their op…

September 11, 2005

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Is John Snow going to be among Katrina’s (political) casualties?

Mike Allen of Time (formerly Mike Allen of the Washington Post) seems to think so.  Or at least he is starting hear whispers.It seems that the White House's post-Katrina political strategy consis…

October 14, 2008

Economics
Congratulations Dr. Krugman

Obviously very well-deserved. Of course, I am more-than-a-little biased. A few weeks ago, I was thrilled to find out that this blog was on the reading list of an upper level Princeton course…

July 22, 2010

Trade
America is Being Left Behind in Asia ... East Asia Summit Edition

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Na Son-Nguyen/Pool So the U.S. is going to join the East Asia Summit (EAS) … and you can hear the cheers all the way to Hanoi. But why exactly are they cheering? Here are…

America is Being Left Behind in Asia ... East Asia Summit Edition

February 25, 2011

Diplomacy and International Institutions
TWE Remembers: John Foster Dulles

Every day thousands of people fly into and out of Washington’s Dulles International Airport. Few of them think about the man for whom the airport is named, John Foster Dulles. He was born on this day…

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February 17, 2011

The World Next Week: Egypt Fever Continues to Spread in the Middle East

Government backers hurl rocks at anti-government protesters during clashes in Sanaa February 17, 2011. (Ammar Awad/courtesy Reuters) The podcast for The World Next Week is up. Bob McMahon and I disc…

Government backers hurl rocks at anti-government protesters during clashes in Sanaa February 17, 2011. Hundreds of Yemen government loyalists wielding batons and daggers chased off a small group of protesters trying to kick off a seventh day of rallies on Thursday to demand their president end his thirty-two year rule. (Ammar Awad/ courtesy Reuters)

February 10, 2011

Defense and Security
The World Next Week: Dollars for Defense

Protesters rally against American Raymond Davis in Lahore, Pakistan on February 3, 2011. (Mohsin Raza/courtesy Reuters) The podcast for The World Next Week is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the Def…

Protesters rally against American Raymond Davis in Lahore, Pakistan on February 3, 2011.

April 15, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Pathway to Peace or Mangled Mission in Libya?

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy greets Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron at the Elysee Palace in Paris on April 13, 2011. (Philippe Wojazer/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. Barack O…

France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) greets Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron at the Elysee Palace in Paris on April 13, 2011

March 28, 2011

Defense and Security
TWE Quick Takes: President Obama Speaks About Libya

President Barack Obama walks back to the Oval Office under blooming Cherry Blossoms on March 23, 2011. (Jim Young/courtesy Reuters) If you want to be fully prepared for President Obama’s address to …

President Barack Obama walks back to the Oval Office under blooming Cherry Blossoms on March 23, 2011.

May 5, 2011

The World Next Week: The Arab League, the Debt Ceiling, and Chatting with China

The National Debt Clock, which hangs from a building near Times Square in New York. (Joshua Lott/courtesy Reuters) The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I talked about the scheduled mee…

The National Debt Clock, which hangs from a building near Times Square in New York.