41 Results for:

October 21, 2016

Global
Poor World Cities: A Conversation with Edward Glaeser

Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University, discusses poor world megacities, the reasons their growth differs from previous patterns of urbanization, and the …

May 26, 2016

United States
Leading the Race or Falling Behind: A Global Perspective on U.S. Economic Competitiveness

Experts address steps the U.S. federal government can take to bolster economic competitiveness in international markets and to incentivize businesses to invest more in the United States.

Play RTX2BO2M_EC.jpg

November 20, 2015

Germany
Power Profile: Angela Merkel

Experts discuss the leadership style, personality, and policies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she navigates an escalating migration crisis and uncertainty in the eurozone.

Play Merkel_EC.jpg

November 4, 2015

United States
Jeh Johnson on U.S. Cybersecurity Readiness

Jeh Charles Johnson discusses the state of U.S. cybersecurity.

Play _KSA1310_Sardari_EC.jpg

July 15, 2014

Israel
On the Death of a Friend in Israel

On the Death of a Friend in Israel My friend Elhanan Harlev died on July 1st after a long illness. We had an odd friendship. He was an Israeli by way of Germany and Argentina. I am a kid from Long I…

Elhanan_Cropped FINAL

October 28, 2013

Global
Technology's Humanitarian Purposes

Laura Walker Hudson and Patrick Meier discuss the application and innovation of technology for rapid humanitarian response.

June 1, 2013

Nigeria
Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink

John Campbell, former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, explores the country's postcolonial history and examines the events and conditions that have carried this troubled giant to the edge.

August 15, 2012

Defense and Security
Paul Ryan Likes Bernard Lewis and Free Trade

CNN’s Jamie Crawford has a nice piece summarizing Paul Ryan’s foreign policy views. Besides offering a sense of some of the countries the GOP vice presidential nominee has visited in recent years, th…

Paul Ryan addresses supporters at a rally in Las Vegas. (Steve Marcus/courtesy Reuters)

January 5, 2012

Elections and Voting
An Earlier Congo Election

Supporters of opposition UDPS leader Etienne Tshisekedi gather in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa, December 23, 2011. (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters) This is a guest post by Univers…

An Earlier Congo Election

July 13, 2011

Egypt
Flacking The Revolution

  April 6th Youth Movement (From official website) When I started this blog last October, one of the issues I was interested in exploring was the complex relationship between the United States a…

Flacking The Revolution