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February 17, 2008

United States
The Boston Globe: Perils of a weak dollar

On Saturday, the Boston Globe published an oped that I wrote. It is the first oped that I have ever had published. The headline on the oped though is a little bit misleading. I focus more on the peri…

December 28, 2010

Ivory Coast
ECOWAS in Cote d’Ivoire

ECOMOG soldiers stand ready to welcome French troops in Tiebissoude on February 18, 2003. (Luc Gnago/ courtesy Reuters) The international community, led by the Economic Community of West African Sta…

ECOWAS in Cote d’Ivoire

April 8, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Who Will Succeed Bob Gates as Secretary of Defense?

U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Admiral Mike Mullen enter the auditorium before Oabma's speech about the conflict in Libya at the National Defense University on March 28, 2011. (Larry…

U.S. Secretary of Defense Gates and Admiral Mullen enter the auditorium before Oabma’s speech about the conflict in Libya at the National Defense University on March 28, 2011.

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 28, 2011

International Law
Qaddafi’s Arrest Warrant: The False Peace-Justice Tradeoff

ICC chief prosecutor Moreno-Ocampo arrives at a news conference to comment on the arrest warrant issued for Libyan leader Qaddafi in The Hague (Jerry Lampen/ Courtesy Reuters). Monday’s decision…

Qaddafi’s Arrest Warrant: The False Peace-Justice Tradeoff

April 29, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: What Do the Panetta and Petraeus Nominations Say About Obama?

U.S. Army General David Petraeus (L) and CIA director Leon Panetta (R). (Staff photographer/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. Washington’s worst kept secret is now out. President Obama has …

U.S. Army General David Petraeus (L) and CIA director Leon Panetta (R). (Staff photographer/courtesy Reuters)

March 11, 2011

Nigeria
What We’re Watching in Africa This Week

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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

July 18, 2011

United States
Libya: NATO Selectively Enforcing No-Fly-Zone

Canadian F-18 war planes (L) wait to refuel from a British VC-10 tanker aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea off Libya July 10, 2011. Seven countries, including Britain, have provided air tankers to…

Canadian F-18 war planes wait to refuel from a British VC-10 tanker aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea off Libya

August 11, 2011

United States
What Does Libya Cost the United States?

A woman holds a poster of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi during a protest over the recent NATO air strike in Majar, in front of the Hungarian embassy in Tripoli August 11, 2011. Libyan officials said …

Woman holds poster of Libyan leader Gaddafi during protest over recent NATO air strike in Majar, in front of Hungarian embassy in Tripoli