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April 1, 2011

United Kingdom
Panel Two: Intelligence and Counter-Radicalization

This session was part of the symposium, UK and U.S. Approaches in Countering Radicalization: Intelligence, Communities, and the Internet, which was cosponsored with Georgetown University’s Center for…

December 16, 2010

Politics and Government
Tea Parties

Two hundred and thirty seven years ago today the Sons of Liberty dumped 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor.  It must have been unseasonably warm in Boston in December 1773. The arctic blast now g…

Tea Parties

June 7, 2011

Rwanda

June 7, 2011

Rwanda
A Conversation with Paul Kagame

Paul Kagame, president of the Republic of Rwanda, discusses Rwanda's domestic and foreign policies, as well as the dire need for a stronger energy infrastructure.

April 1, 2011

Congresses and Parliaments
Is Operation Odyssey Dawn Constitutional? Part IV

The Supreme Court, photographed on January 10, 2010, the day of Elena Kagan’s investiture ceremony. (Larry Downing/courtesy Reuters) In my posts on the constitutionality of Operation Odyssey Dawn I …

Supreme Court, Washington, DC. (Larry Downing/courtesy REUTERS)

July 12, 2011

Brazil
Global Brazil and U.S.-Brazil Relations

July 12, 2011—Over the course of a generation, Brazil has emerged as both a driver of growth in South America and as an active force in world politics. A new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)-sponso…

April 5, 2011

Climate Change
Kyoto Zombie Still Walking

Here’s what I wrote the morning after the Cancun climate talks ended: “There is one big hole in the Cancun agreement that many observers, in their excitement, appear to have quickly forgotten: its t…

December 9, 2010

Climate Change
A View from Kenya on Cancun

I asked Josh Busby, an Assistant Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, to write a guest post for this blog. Josh is conducting research on climate change…

A View from Kenya on Cancun

August 5, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Debt Debate—The Sequel

A woman walks past the U.S. Capitol dome, seen through a porthole in nearby brick-work on August 2, 2011. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. Circle November 23 on your calendar. That’…

Friday File: Debt Debate—The Sequel

August 25, 2011

International Organizations
UN Peacekeeping: Ready for Libya?

Indian U.N. peacekeepers patrol through a camp for people displaced by fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Finbarr O'Reilly/ Courtesy Reuters). With the United Nations Security Council…

UN Peacekeeping: Ready for Libya?