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October 31, 2013

United States
What to Do About U.S. Political Dysfunction

Robert G. Kaiser and Norman J. Ornstein explore the roots of the recent government shutdown, the consequences for U.S. foreign policy, and ways to adjust the political process to improve upon the cur…

October 31, 2013

United States
What to Do About U.S. Political Dysfunction

Bob Kaiser and Norm Ornstein explore the roots of the recent government shutdown, the consequences for U.S. foreign policy, and ways to adjust the political process to improve upon the current system.

October 30, 2013

North Korea
Engage DPRK: Mapping International Projects in North Korea

Former ambassador Donald Gregg has labeled North Korea “our longest-running intelligence failure.” North Korea’s long-running quest to keep the veil over the “hermit kingdom” has vexed scholars who h…

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January 4, 2013

United States
You Might Have Missed: Targeted Killings, Renditions, and Hollywood Myths

Iona Craig and Nico Hines, “Saudi Jets Join America’s Secret War in Yemen,” The Times, January 4, 2013. The Times has learnt that up to 228 people were killed last year by covert attacks in Yemen, i…

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November 19, 2012

Intelligence
Film Discussion: "The Man Nobody Knew"

Tim Weiner and film director Carl Colby discuss the film The Man Nobody Knew, which uncovers the secret world of a legendary CIA spymaster William Colby.

November 19, 2012

Intelligence
Screening of The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

The Man Nobody Knew uncovers the secret world of a legendary CIA spymaster. Told by William Colby's son, the story is at once a probing history of the CIA, a personal memoir of a family living in cla…

November 15, 2012

Trade
Obama's New Cabinet: Time for a Strong Commerce Secretary

As President Obama mulls over the appointments for his second term cabinet, there’s one job that deserves a much higher priority than it’s had in the recent past: the Commerce Secretary. Commerce sec…

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August 12, 2012

South Korea
Remembering Ambassador Kim Kyung-won

The news that former South Korean Ambassador to the United States Kim Kyung-won passed away last month provides an opportunity to reflect both on his contributions to the U.S.-ROK alliance and its re…

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July 19, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Simpson and Bowles Campaign to Fix the Debt

Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson have founded a non-partisan organization to advocate for budgetary reform, the Campaign to Fix the Debt. The organization will focus on policy development and educatio…

Alan Simpson (L) and Erskine Bowles (R), co-founders of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, speak at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce "Jobs for America Summit 2010" in Washington, July 14, 2010 (Larry Downing/Courtesy Reuters).

October 13, 2011

South Korea
The U.S.-South Korea Alliance

The longstanding U.S.-South Korea alliance, created as a bulwark against a communist North Korea, has expanded to include tighter trade ties and cooperation on global issues from climate change to in…