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May 5, 2011

Defense and Security
TWE Mailbag: Do Americans Think Obama Has Shown He Is Ready for the 3 AM Phone Call?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yr7odFUARg Click here to view this video on YouTube. My post on the nine-point public approval ratings bump that President Obama saw in this week’s Washington Post/P…

January 4, 2012

International Organizations
What Will The World Decide in 2012?

The New Year's Eve Ball in New York City (Mike Segar/Courtesy Reuters). “Summit fatigue” may be widespread, but demands on the world’s leaders just keep growing. Here are a half a dozen major me…

What Will The World Decide in 2012?

December 12, 2011

International Organizations
Nuggets from the World Policy Conference

Austrian President Heinz Fischer makes a speech at the opening of the World Policy Conference at the historic Hofburg palace in Vienna December 9, 2011. The World Policy Conference is devoted to the …

Nuggets from the World Policy Conference

March 1, 2012

International Organizations
The G20: What We Thinktank It Should Do

As host of this year’s Group of Twenty (G20) summit, the Mexican government is diligently finalizing the agenda that world leaders will consider in Los Cabos (June 18-19). Earlier this week I was in …

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January 23, 2013

Global
2012 Arthur Ross Book Award: George F. Kennan: An American Life

Honoring: Gold Medalist: John Lewis Gaddis for George F. Kennan: An American Life Silver Medalist: Jason Stearns for Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War…

March 10, 2006

Peru
Peru’s Elections

Peru’s upcoming presidential election could be an important litmus test in a region leaning leftward.

May 7, 2010

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Shahzad Arrest Ignites Liberties Debate

The Times Square bomb plot has triggered questions about when and whether suspect Faisal Shahzad, a Pakistan-born American citizen, should have been informed of his Miranda rights. These questions ar…

October 9, 2013

United States
How Obama Brings Terrorists to Justice

The treatment of terrorism suspect Abu Anas al-Libi, who seems destined for trial in U.S. federal court, fits the Obama administration’s new protocol for such captures, says expert Stephen Vladeck.

October 12, 2015

Human Rights
The Proposed Snowden Treaty: More of the Same Rather than Really Radical

When I first saw “the Snowden treaty” in a tweet, I thought it was from The Onion. Wrong, and inexcusable for a guy who published The Snowden Reader. In September, Snowden and his supporters announce…

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