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November 20, 2017

Climate Change
The Foreign Policy of Cities and States: Municipalities Take the Lead on Climate

Following the U.S. federal government’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, individual cities and states are actively seeking to shape their own climate policies. 

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March 30, 2017

Global
Automation, Job Loss, and the Welfare State

Experts explore the potential for mass job loss created by technological advances and, in turn, the possible need for a large welfare state to care for an increasingly underemployed population.

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February 23, 2017

Iran
The Iran Nuclear Deal: The Future of the JCPOA

Experts evaluate the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear program, the issues that have arisen in the past year, and what the new administration should consider …

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March 16, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Radical Islamist Terrorism in West Africa

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and its affiliates launched an attack in Mali in November, one in Burkina Faso in January, and now in Ivory Coast over the past weekend. On March 16, Boko Haram…

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September 15, 2016

Asia
Assessing Duterte’s Diplomacy

Richard Javad Heydarian is an assistant professor in political science at De La Salle University in Manila, and, most recently, the author of Asia’s New Battlefield: The U.S., China, and the Struggle…

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September 1, 2016

Asia
Is Duterte Upending Philippine Foreign Policy?

Richard Javad Heydarian is an assistant professor in political science at De La Salle University in Manila, and, most recently, the author of Asia’s New Battlefield: The U.S., China, and the Struggle…

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August 1, 2016

Philippines
A Debate on the New Philippine Administration

Over email, Professor Richard Javad Heydarian of De La Salle University in Manila and CFR Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia Joshua Kurlantzick discussed some of the potential effects—both positive and…

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May 20, 2016

Asia
Demystifying Rodrigo Duterte

Richard Javad Heydarian is an assistant professor in political science at De La Salle University in Manila. His latest book is "Asia’s New Battlefield: The US, China, and the Struggle for Western Pac…

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June 27, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
President Obama in Africa: Senegal

Senegal has never had a military coup, and the opposition won last year’s presidential election. It is also a predominately Muslim nation. President Obama arrived in Senegal the evening of June 26. A…

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Senegal President Macky Sall shake hands after their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace June 27, 2013.

March 22, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Senegal’s Presidential Runoff

In a previous blog, I stated that the date of Senegal’s presidential runoff would be Sunday, March 18. This is only partially incorrect; civilians will vote on March 25. But President Wade allowed S…

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