September 27, 2019Elections and Voting
The 2020 campaign continues even as impeachment talk dominates the news this week. Since I spend a lot of time reading what President Donald Trump’s challengers have to say about foreign policy, as w…
November 18, 2016Americas
Philippines’ Duterte Tries to Take Down Critic Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte brooks no dissent. His latest backlash is against one of his most outspoken critics, Senator Leila de Lima. After…
September 3, 2014Wars and Conflict
In the midst of an otherwise depressing news cycle on Iraq, the recent resolution out of Geneva from the UN Human Rights Council is a positive note. The resolution, adopted on Monday, requests the Of…
May 30, 2017Middle East and North Africa
Steven A. Cook discusses his new book, False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East.
April 29, 2016Middle East and North Africa
Reading selections for the weekend of April 29, 2016.