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September 1, 2022

Ukraine
IAEA Visits Ukrainian Nuclear Plant, UK Selects New Prime Minister, Chileans Vote on Constitution, and More

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visits the recently shelled Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Russia-occupied Ukraine; the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party chooses the country’s ne…

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July 9, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Posner Questions Software Patents

Federal Judge Richard Posner—who recently tossed a major patent case between Apple and Google last month—questions the value of patents in software (Reuters). Posner argues that while innovations in …

Federal Judge Richard Posner poses in his Chambers in Chicago on July 2, 2012 (John Gress/Courtesy Reuters).

November 6, 2022

Israel
Israel's Election: What to Think About Religious Zionists, Netanyahu, and Tales of Doomsday

Doomsday predictions about the consequences of Israel's election are overwrought. Some of the proposed legal reforms would bring Israel's system closer to the U.S. model.

March 29, 2022

Global Governance
Young Professionals Briefing Series: Securing Europe—NATO Then and Now

Our panelists discuss the history of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), its expansion from twelve to thirty countries, its evolving mission in the post-Cold War world, as well as the alli…

Play Officials and military personnel stand beneath flags as they attend the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit ceremony at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels, on May 25, 2017.

August 10, 2021

Cuba
What's Next for Cuba?

Panelists discuss what sparked recent protests in Cuba, how the Cuban government has responded, and what policy options the Biden administration might take to address the situation.

Play People hold Cuba's national flag during protests against and in support of the government, in Havana

December 16, 2021

Technology and Innovation
Can Societies Keep Up with Technology?

Richard Haass and Stanford University Professor Fei-Fei Li discuss how to contend with technologies that can do both good and harm.

Podcast Doctor uses new technology to assist patient

March 4, 2013

Human Rights
Reflections on the Obama Administration's Human Rights Policies and the Way Forward

Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner discusses the Obama administration's human rights agenda, as well as global human rights challenges and opportunities.

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March 4, 2013

Human Rights
Reflections on the Obama Administration’s Human Rights Policies and the Way Forward

Assistant Secretary Michael Posner will discuss the Obama Administration's human rights agenda and global human rights challenges and opportunities, more broadly.

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November 4, 2009

Economic Crises
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: Fiscal Irresponsibility Clouds the Future of the United States

Watch Richard A. Posner, judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and senior lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School, analyze how past fiscal irresponsibility has led to c…

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October 7, 2019

NAFTA
Democrats Are Right to Insist on Better Enforcement Provisions in the USMCA

Are the provisions of the Trump administration’s rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)—set forth in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) enforceable? As written, the…

USMCA Signing