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October 18, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012: Herman Cain on Foreign Policy

Presidential candidate Herman Cain in Orlando, Florida on September 24, 2011. (Phelan Ebenhack/courtesy Reuters) Now that Herman Cain has surged to the top of the polls, his foreign policy views are…

Presidential candidate Herman Cain in Orlando, Florida on September 24, 2011. (Phelan Ebenhack/courtesy Reuters)

June 2, 2011

Democratic Republic of Congo
A New CFR Contingency Planning Memorandum on Congo

A Ghanaian peacekeeper from United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) stands guard in front of the local port where rebels came onshore on Easter Sunday as part of an attack …

A New CFR Contingency Planning Memorandum on Congo

December 22, 2011

You Might Have Missed: Counterinsurgency Tactics, Drone Casualties, and the Decline of War

U.S. Army soldiers sit behind a wall after an IED blast in Logar province on November 23, 2011 (Umit Bektas/Courtesy Reuters). - William Booth, “More Predator drones fly U.S.-Mexico border,” Washing…

U.S. Army soldiers sit behind a wall after an IED blast in Logar province on November 23, 2011 (Umit Bektas/Courtesy Reuters).

September 13, 2011

UN Summit on Noncommunicable Diseases

The United Nations logo displayed on a door at the U.N. headquarters in New York. (Joshua Lott/courtesy Reuters) Next Monday the United Nations will host its first ever High-Level Meeting on Noncomm…

The United Nations logo is displayed on a door at U.N. headquarters in New York February 26, 2011. The U.N. Security Council plans to vote on Saturday on a draft resolution that would slap sanctions on Libya’s leaders and refer the recent violence to the International Criminal Court, diplomats said. REUTERS/ Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

November 15, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012 Roundup: Cain Struggles with Libya

Herman Cain speaks during a news conference in Scottsdale. (Joshua Lott/courtesy Reuters) Herman Cain is catching flak today for the stumbling answer he gave to the editorial board of the Milwaukee …

Campaign 2012 Roundup: Cain Struggles with Libya

December 12, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012 Roundup: Huntsman Hits the Sunday Talk Shows

Jon Huntsman waits to speak at the Republican Jewish Coalition's Republican Presidential Candidates Forum on December 7, 2011. (Molly Riley/courtesy Reuters) One familiar face missing from Satu…

epublican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman waits to speak at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s (RJC) 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates Forum in Washington December 7, 2011. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

February 3, 2012

Politics and Government
Friday File: Is a U.S. Military Strike on Iran Nearing?

Above the Fold. The rhetoric on Iran certainly heated up this week. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta noted ominously on Sunday “if we have to do it, we will do it” when asked what the United States …

U.S. warships carrying 17,000 personnel enter the Gulf in a show of force off Iran's coast. (U.S. Fifth Fleet handout/courtesy Reuters)

February 10, 2012

Defense and Security
Friday File: Xi Jinping Visits President Obama at the White House

Above the Fold. The hot topic in Washington this weekend—assuming that the rumor of Kim Jong Un’s assassination is just that—is the upcoming Valentine’s Day meeting between President Obama and Xi Jin…

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December 7, 2011

Elections and Voting
2012 Campaign Roundup: Foreign Aid and Gay Rights

Secretary of State Clinton is greeted by members of audience after defending rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people around world on Human Rights Day at United Nations in Geneva. (J. …

2012 Campaign Roundup: Foreign Aid and Gay Rights

April 12, 2010

United States
Reading Ramo on China--why he’s right and wrong

This past weekend, I happened to come upon an article on Time.com by my good friend Joshua Ramo (“Hu’s Visit: Finding a Way Forward on U.S.-China Relations,” April 8, 2010). It is a great piece, not …

Reading Ramo on China--why he’s right and wrong