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November 11, 2011

United States
The Departure of Dennis Ross

The announcement that Dennis Ross is leaving his post creates a serious problem for the Obama administration. Ross has spent decades working on the "peace process" and knew almost every influential …

May 24, 2024

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

Panelists review the humanitarian situation in Gaza and discuss U.S. policy options to address the crisis.  

Play Palestinian boy sleeps on a mattress inside the remains of his family's house in Gaza.

February 9, 2009

Intelligence
Dennis C. Blair, Director of National Intelligence

Retired Adm. Dennis C. Blair, President Obama’s director of national intelligence, is a former commander of the U.S. Pacific Command with long military experience.

May 13, 2024

Taiwan
Taiwan’s Democracy Is Thriving in China’s Shadow

Despite China’s growing pressure, Taiwan has developed one of the world’s strongest democracies—one that will be increasingly tested in the coming years. 

Electoral workers count votes for a 2021 referendum at a ballot counting center in Taipei, Taiwan.

June 17, 2013

United States
TWE Remembers: Herbert Hoover Signs the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Into Law

Economists are said to be too smart for their own good and not smart enough for anyone else’s. If so, should presidents take their advice? One president who wishes he had is Herbert Hoover. In June 1…

Tariff Act

May 2, 2024

United States
How U.S. Water Infrastructure Works

The sprawling U.S. water system is central to the nation’s economy, but chronic underinvestment, increasing demand, and the consequences of climate change have revealed the system’s weaknesses.  

A deep blue river flows between rust-colored mesas.

November 28, 2023

Middle East Program
Virtual Media Briefing: Gaza the Day After

Panelists discuss the possibilities for governance in Gaza, including the potential role of regional powers and the West. FROMAN: Well, thanks very much, Emily. And thanks, everybody, for joining …

Play View of destroyed buildings in Gaza