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April 18, 2006

China
Not working — China’s attempts to rebalance its economy

China's leaders talk of rebalancing the basis for Chinese growth, shifting from exports and investment to consumption.   That makes a lot of sense to me.  China's economy is every bit as unba…

March 19, 2010

Japan
Japan Hearing on Capitol Hill

This week I testified in front of the House Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Environment on the U.S.-Japan relationship.   Judging by the Japanese press coverage, it was c…

February 9, 2011

Politics and Government
TWE Remembers: Joseph McCarthy’s Wheeling Speech

Sixty-one years ago tonight Sen. Joseph McCarthy gave the speech to the Republican Women’s Club of Wheeling, West Virginia that ushered in the ugly era of McCarthyism. McCarthy was beginning his f…

Senate Resolution 301: Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy.

April 22, 2011

Nigeria
Nigeria Prepares for More Elections

A policeman stands in front of a wall, which the local results of presidential elections is pasted, at the Yenagoa electoral commission in Bayelsa. (Joseph Penney/Courtesy Reuters) Despite negative …

Nigeria Prepares for More Elections

June 1, 2011

Intelligence
Osama Bin Laden’s Death: One Month Later

Tomorrow marks the one month anniversary of President Barack Obama’s appearance before the nation to announce that “the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden.” Accordin…

Osama Bin Laden’s Death: One Month Later

June 7, 2011

International Organizations
The Trials of International Tribunals

Munira Salihovic poses with picture of her three sons and husband, who were killed during the Srebrenica massacre. (Dado Ruvic/Courtesy Reuters) Champions of international justice have been heartene…

Munira Salihovic poses with picture of her three sons and husband, who were killed during the Srebrenica massacre.

June 23, 2011

Democratic Republic of Congo
Congo: Conviction in Chebeya Murder

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila attends the swearing-in ceremony of Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni at the Kololo Airstrip grounds in the capital Kampala, May 12, 2011. (S…

Congo: Conviction in Chebeya Murder

July 14, 2011

Conflict Prevention
U.S. Foreign Policy on Weak States: Time to Look at the Facts

People stand near their belongings at a bus station in Mogadishu (Shabele Media/ Courtesy Reuters). My friend Joseph Siegle of the National Defense University recently published an interesting artic…

U.S. Foreign Policy on Weak States: Time to Look at the Facts

August 8, 2011

China
What Will Vice President Biden Find in China?

Then-U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Joseph Biden at the Great Wall of China at Badaling, north of Beijing, on August 10, 2001. Next week Vice President Biden heads to China for a r…

What Will Vice President Biden Find in China?

August 12, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Comment on Ivory Coast, Disarmament, and the Dozos

A woman and child mount a motorcycle driven by a dozo who is among those monitoring the road between Man and Duékoué in western Côte d’Ivoire, July 2011. (Nancy Palus/Courtesy IRIN). I am republis…

Comment on Ivory Coast, Disarmament, and the Dozos