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October 24, 2006

Europe and Eurasia
Hungary-Suez Crisis: Fifty Years on: Session 2: The Hungarian Revolt

Watch Columbia University Professor Robert Legvold lead a discussion with Charles Gati, William Taubman and Richard Immerman on the Hungarian Revolt.

August 13, 2009

Immigration and Migration
U.S. Immigration Policy

"The continued failure to devise and implement a sound and sustainable immigration policy threatens to weaken America's economy, to jeopardize its diplomacy, and to imperil its national security," co…

December 18, 2007

Education
Beyond Primary: Making the Case for Universal Secondary Education

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences recently published the book Educating All Children: A Global Agenda that considers the challenges of achieving universal basic and secondary education global…

November 18, 2011

Defense Technology
You Might Have Missed: Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976

President Richard Nixon and Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger. Highlights from the recently-released Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume XV, Soviet Union, June 1972-August …

President Richard Nixon and Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger

December 16, 2011

Politics and Government
Friday File: More GOP Iran Tough Talk

Republican presidential candidates participate in a Republican presidential debate in Sioux City, Iowa, on December 15, 2011.(Pool/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. Iran was the obligatory foreign p…

Republican presidential candidates (L-R), former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman participate in a Republican presidential debate in Sioux City, Iowa, December 15, 2011.

December 23, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Three Good News Stories—Latin America, Burma, and HIV/AIDS Prevention

The headquarters of Brazil's central bank in Brasilia. (Ueslei Marcelino/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. The newspapers spread across my desk are a sea of bad news. Iraq looks to be descendin…

The headquarters of Brazil’s central bank in Brasilia. (Ueslei Marcelino/courtesy Reuters)

January 20, 2012

Politics and Government
Friday File: Is It Time to Intervene in Syria?

Above the Fold. Anyone who watched last night’s GOP presidential debate from Charleston, South Carolina could be forgiven for concluding that the United States has no pressing problems overseas. Not …

Lebanese and Syrian protesters in northern Lebanon carry banners and burn a picture of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as they march in solidarity with Syria's anti-government protesters on January 20, 2012. (Omar Ibrahim/courtesy Reuters)

December 1, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012: Is Huntsman’s 70 Percent Rule Right?

Jon Huntsman at a Republican debate in November. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters) The U.S. government’s debt-to-GDP is ratio is 63 percent if you look at the amount of marketable debt that is publi…

Jon Hunstman at a Republican debate in November. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters)

July 21, 2011

Fossil Fuels
Oil and U.S. Foreign Policy in a Nutshell

The State Department yesterday released Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, Volume XXV, Arab-Israeli Crisis and War, 1973 (PDF). Oil, of course, played a central role in that conflict…