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February 7, 2017

Wars and Conflict
Failed States, Rebel Diplomats, and Pirates: A Conversation with Bridget Coggins

Bridget Coggins has a fascinating body of work that examines often overlooked non-traditional security issues and uses fact-based research to counter even the most pervasive conventional wisdom.

Podcast Power Politics and State Formation in the Twentieth Century: The Dynamics of Recognition by Bridget Coggins

December 26, 2017

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
The U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Opioid addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions, threatening not only public health but economic output and national security.

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July 27, 2017

Gender
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering July 23 to July 28, was compiled with sup…

Women Around the World: This Week

August 9, 2016

United Kingdom
Scotland After Brexit

As a result of the Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is likely to see another Scottish independence referendum in its future.

January 6, 2006

International Law
U.S. Supreme Court and Foreign Policy

The U.S. Supreme Court will have two new faces when it next convenes. This shake-up occurs at a time when the Court’s decisions could have a substantial impact on issues of foreign policy and nationa…

December 5, 2017

International Economic Policy
Fatou Bensouda on Global Women’s Issues at the Crossroads: Assessing Progress

Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), discusses her career at the ICC, the obstacles she has faced in her profession, and the challenges that still exist in …

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September 24, 2015

Politics and Government
Singapore’s Ruling Party Defies the Odds

When Singapore split from Malaysia in 1965, becoming an independent city-state, its first elections were won by the People’s Action Party (PAP), then headed by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who had ov…

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March 22, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
More Europe, Less Europe, or a Different Europe

Experts assess the prospects for deepening European integration, the potential for a possible Brexit, and the possibility of revamping EU institutions.

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July 14, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016: Governor Chris Christie, GOP Presidential Candidate

One hundred and three years have passed since the last time a sitting New Jersey governor was elected president. Current New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hopes to break that streak. He announced tw…

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during a kickoff rally at Livingston High School in Livingston, New Jersey