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May 9, 2019

Sudan
The Roots of Sudan's Upheaval

While the Sudanese military expelled President Omar al-Bashir from office, the people of Sudan are ultimately responsible for toppling his regime, and the leaders of the protest movement have promised not to let up until civilian rule is secured. They well know that any persistence of military control represents a continuation of the Bashir regime, and in particular, the Arabic-speaking population’s monopoly of power.

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May 9, 2019

Cambodia
Five Questions on Human Rights in Cambodia: Mu Sochua

Mu Sochua is the deputy leader of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP), and one of Cambodia's most prominent women in politics. This past week, a Cambodian court issued treason arrest warrants …

Vice President of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Mu Sochua (L) and CNRP's Deputy Director for Foreign Affairs, Monovithya Kem (R), hold a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 30, 2018.

March 12, 2015

Economics
Hillary Clinton: Glass Ceilings, Sticky Floors, and Broken Ladders to Equal Opportunity

On International Women’s Day this past Monday, I attended the release of the Clinton Foundation’s No Ceilings: The Full Participation Report, which Hillary Clinton launched alongside Melinda Gates an…

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) speaks on-stage with her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, and Melinda Gates (L)  at the launch of the Clinton Foundation’s "No Ceilings: The Full Participation Report" in New York, March 9, 2015 (Courtesy Reuters/Lucas Jackson).

October 15, 2017

Iran
Mrs. Clinton and the Trump Nuclear Decision

Hillary Clinton is now complaining that President Trump has broken America’s word with his policy on the Iran nuclear agreement, the JCPOA. For reasons I will explain below, this is a subject on whic…

December 17, 2011

United States
Bahrain: Clinton Flubs an Opportunity

December 16 was Bahrain’s "National Day" and the secretary of state duly released a congratulatory statement. Here it is in its entirety: On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United St…

November 8, 2011

Iran
Secretary Clinton Discovers Human Rights

Secretary of State Clinton gave a strong human rights speech on Monday night, to the National Democratic Institute (NDI). Like its cousins the International Republican Institute and the National Endo…

August 12, 2011

United States
Secretary Clinton Speaks About Syria

Secretary of State Clinton continues to baffle with her explanations of U.S. policy toward Syria. Consider this exchange with anchor Scott Pelley on last night’s CBS Evening News: Pelley: The Obama…

May 9, 2011

Syria
Syria: Clinton Fails Again

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks on March 22, 2011. (Jim Young/Courtesy Reuters) On March 27, Secretary of State Clinton made what seemed an astonishing gaffe by calling the …

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks on March 22, 2011.

November 18, 2011

Asia
Hillary Clinton to Myanmar

U.S. President Barack Obama announces that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Myanmar, on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Bali (Jason Reed/Courtesy Reuters). In what is surely th…

U.S. President Barack Obama announces that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Myanmar, on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Bali.

February 5, 2019

United States
Election 2020: Julián Castro, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Julián Castro is seeking do what no Democrat has done in ninety-six years: win the party’s presidential nomination without first having been either a governor, senator, or vice president. The last pe…

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