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August 23, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: Cyber Defense, Egypt, Drone Strikes in Iraq?

CNN, "Transcript of President Obama’s Interview on ’New Day’," August 23, 2013. What I think the American people also expect me to do as president is to think through what we do from the perspective…

Suez Canal

July 12, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: Syria Aid, Drones in Africa, and the Bin Laden Raid

Quinnipiac University, “American Voters Say 2-1 Stay Out Of Syria, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Drop In Foreign Policy Approval Keeps Obama Score Low,” July 11, 2013. Eric Schmit…

You Might Have Missed: Syria Aid, Drones in Africa, and the Bin Laden Raid

June 21, 2013

Political Transitions
You Might Have Missed: Syrian Intervention, Drone Transparency, and Surveillance Programs

“Nuclear Nonproliferation: IAEA Has Made Progress in Implementing Critical Programs but Continues to Face Challenges,” U.S. Government Accountability Office, May 16, 2013. As of December 2011, IAEA …

Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on FBI

February 8, 2013

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drone Strikes, Civilian Casualties, and John Brennan

Dianne Feinstein, Opening Remarks at the Senate Intelligence Committee Confirmation Hearing for John Brennan, February 7, 2013. I’ve… been attempting to speak publicly about the very low number of c…

Predator drone

June 8, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drones Abroad and at Home

Michael Crowley, “Drone Dilemma,” Time, June 18, 2012. When the White House announced on June 5 that a CIA drone attack in Pakistan’s tribal area had killed al-Qaeda’s No. 2 official, Abu Yahya al-L…

U.S. Customs and Border drone

May 1, 2012

Trade
The Great Recession and Trade Protectionism: What Went Right?

There has already been extensive analysis of the mistakes in finance, real estate, and regulation that came together in 2008 to produce the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Bu…

The World Trade Organization Flag. (World Trade Organization/Flickr)

March 12, 2012

United States
U.S. Targeted Killings: Official Confusion

Last Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder gave a policy speech at Northwestern University Law School, reportedly intended to “reveal publicly the legal reasoning behind [the Obama administration’s] d…

Director Mueller

January 12, 2012

United States
Iranian Scientists and U.S. Targeted Killings

Driving in rush hour traffic yesterday morning in Tehran, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, chemical engineer and department supervisor at the Natanz uranium enrichment plant, was killed. Reportedly, two men on…

Bomb blast Tehran

December 14, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012 Roundup: How Would President Gingrich Handle Iran?

Newt Gingrich speaking at a forum for the GOP candidates in December. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters) Michael Crowley at Time’s “Swampland” has an interesting post up today questioning Newt Gingri…

Newt Gingrich speaking at a forum for the GOP candidates in December. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters)

October 21, 2011

Regional Organizations
Guest Post: AU Failure in Libya? Maybe Not

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni (L) talk during the African Union (AU) Summit in Uganda's capital Kampala July 27, 2010. (Benedicte Desrus/Courtesy Reuter…

Guest Post: AU Failure in Libya? Maybe Not