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April 2, 2013

How David Stockman Explains Irrational Hatred of Clean Energy Spending

Skeptics of government spending on clean energy have reasonable grounds to question whether Washington is capable of effectively investing in efforts to commercialize new technologies. The last few w…

April 1, 2022

Global
The President's Inbox Episodes by Topic

A comprehensive list of each episode of The President's Inbox organized by topic. 

Resolute desk

September 14, 2021

United States
More Resources Worth Exploring About 9/11

With the twentieth anniversary of 9/11 this past Saturday, we share resources that readers flagged for us or that we otherwise missed about that day and its consequences

recs

November 20, 2015

Iraq
Weekend Reading: Tourism in Egypt, Descartes in Reyhanli, and Corruption in the KRG

Farah Halime studies how continued violence in Egypt, particularly against the tourism industry, negatively impacts the country’s economy. The blogger Maysaloon discusses teaching identity, philosop…

WR11202015

May 22, 2020

United States
Remembering Those Memorial Day Honors

The United States has fought twelve major wars and numerous smaller skirmishes in its history. Memorial Day is how we honor the soldiers, sailors, airmen, airwomen, and marines who did not return hom…

Memorial Day

June 26, 2015

Turkey
Weekend Reading: Kurdish in Turkey, The Ghost of Omar Pasha, and Islam vs. Jihadism

Nadeen Shaker investigates how Turkey’s Kurds are reclaiming their language in the classroom. Farah Halime of Rebel Economy has published a translation of former Vice President of Egypt Omar Suleima…

WR06262015

April 25, 2014

Lebanon
Weekend Reading: Syrian Gastronomy, Arab Film, and Gay Rights in Lebanon.

Lauren Bohn talks about the importance of food with Syrian refugees in Beirut for Bon Appetit. Maya Sioufi discusses how Cinephilia is investing in the future of Arab cinema. Farah Wael examine…

WR04252014_CROPPED

September 10, 2012

Transnational Crime
Are Criminals, Terrorists, and Bolivarians Teaming Up Against the United States?

On August 16, Doug Farah, a senior fellow at the International Assessment and Strategy Center, published Transnational Organized Crime, Terrorism, and Criminalized States in Latin America: An Emergin…

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez and Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad laugh as they watch TV during a visit at Miraflores Palace in Caracas

July 12, 2013

Egypt
Weekend Reading: Egypt’s Narratives, Polarization, and Gas

Sarah Carr examines the implications of the divisive narratives that mark Egyptian discourse in the context of the June 30 uprising. Nour Youssef explores the polarization of Egyptian discourse thro…

Weekend Reading 07.12.2013