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June 21, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012: Hello Jon Huntsman, GOP Presidential Candidate

It’s official. Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor and U.S. ambassador to China, has formally announced that he is a Republican candidate for president. As he promised, Huntsman made the announcem…

Jon Huntsman

June 27, 2013

United States
The World Next Week: Books to Read This Summer

The World Next Week podcast is up. This week, Bob McMahon and I took a break from our regular discussion of next week’s news to kick off the summer with some reading recommendations. Bob and I beg…

(Andy Clark/Courtesy Reuters)

July 8, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Friday File: Brinkmanship on the Debt Ceiling

The National Debt Clock hangs on a wall next to an office for the Internal Revenue Service near Times Square in New York, May 16, 2011. (Chip East/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. They say that if …

The National Debt Clock hangs on a wall next to an office for the Internal Revenue Service near Times Square in New York, May 16, 2011.

December 20, 2011

United States
U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security: Implementation and De Tocqueville

UN Women Executive Director Bachelet arrives at the headquarters for the Children Hope project, also known as "Crianca Esperanca," in Rio de Janeiro on December 16, 2011 (Stringer Brazil/Courtesy Reu…

UN Women Executive Director Bachelet arrives at the headquarters for the Children Hope project, also known as

October 13, 2014

Defense and Security
Happy 239th Birthday to the U.S. Navy!

TWE has noted the birthdays of the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force, and the U.S. Marine Corps. But it hasn’t noted the birthday of the U.S. Navy. My research associate, Rachael Kauss, and my intern, Co…

Navy-Birthday

November 13, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Foreign Policy Roundup: World’s Leader or World’s Policeman?

Tuesday night’s Republican presidential debate featured a heavy dose of foreign policy. Sometimes the candidates got their facts wrong, and none of them staked out new positions on the issues. But th…

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July 7, 2015

Cybersecurity
Espionage in the Digital Era: Lessons From the OPM Hack

Brandon Valeriano is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow, and recently published Cyber War versus Cyber Realities on Oxford University Press. Stephen Coulthart is a Senior Lecturer in the …

OPM CFR Net Politics Cyber

October 2, 2015

Gender
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post,  from September 24 to October 1, was compiled by V…

Internally displaced girls fleeing a military offensive in the Swat valley hold classes inside a tent at an UNHCR camp (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) in the outskirts of Peshawar May 19, 2009. REUTERS/Ali Imam

November 13, 2015

Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, from November 6 to November 13, was compiled by An…

Woman is seen at a polling station while casting her vote during the general election in Sittwe

September 24, 2015

Wars and Conflict
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post,  from September 18 to September 23, was compiled b…

Italian UN peacekeepers stand as honour guards during a visit by Italian Foreign Minister Terzi di Sant'Agata to the Italian UNIFIL base in Shamaa village