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April 26, 2017

Political History and Theory
U.S. Entry Into World War I: Lessons One Hundred Years Later

One hundred years ago this month, the United States declared war on Germany and thereby entered World War I. Experts discuss why the United States entered "the Great War," the consequences it had for…

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November 1, 2016

United States
The Future of U.S. Energy Security: A Conversation With Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall

Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall provides her perspective on the changing definition of energy security and the role of innovation in ensuring America’s energy future.

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September 20, 2016

Italy
A Conversation With Matteo Renzi

Matteo Renzi discusses the political and economic issues facing Italy and the European Union.

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September 12, 2016

United States
The State of Intelligence: Fifteen Years After 9/11

Experts discuss developments in counterterrorism and intelligence gathering in the past fifteen years, including lessons learned since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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June 20, 2016

Afghanistan
Strategic Reversal in Afghanistan

Introduction Since 2001, the United States and its international partners have expended substantial resources to secure, stabilize, and rebuild Afghanistan. Recent developments, however, indicate …

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June 15, 2016

United Kingdom
The Brexit Debate and What it Means for Europe

Experts discuss the political and economic implications of a Brexit, and the next steps following a "stay" or "leave" vote on June 23.

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March 8, 2016

United States
Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Experts discuss the factors that led to Puerto Rico’s crisis, the options for restructuring its more than $70 billion debt, and solutions for helping fix the island’s economy.

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December 14, 2015

United States
Ten Whats With...Michael Horowitz

Michael C. Horowitz is an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania and the associate director of Penn’s Perry World House. His research interests include leadership,…

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February 11, 2011

United States
Outsourcing Jobs and Taxes

Outsourcing remains a contentious political issue as lawmakers, analysts, and business leaders debate its effect on U.S. job creation and the role of corporate tax policy in shipping jobs overseas, e…

November 6, 2014

United States
Ten Cold War Films Worth Watching

The Cold War has provided the grist for rich histories, enlightening memoirs, and terrific novels. It has also provided source material for some great movies. Here in alphabetical order are my ten fa…

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