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August 29, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: U.S. Firms Move Offshore to Avoid Taxes

The opportunity to save on taxes continues to attract firms to re-incorporate overseas (WSJ). The IRS recently tightened rules regarding relocation, but an exception for mergers will allow Eaton, a C…

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January 27, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Heavy Industry Predicts U.S. Growth

Major North American industrial firms Caterpillar and Eaton (FT) have strong expectations for market growth in the United States despite recent warnings from the IMF of a global economic slowdown. Ca…

February 13, 2012

Economics
Venezuela’s Capriles Radonski Wins Primary, Looks toward October Election

Things are heating up in the two presidential races facing Latin America this year. On the heels of Josefina Vázquez Mota’s victory in the PAN party primary last week, on Sunday Venezuela hosted yet …

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January 10, 2012

Human Rights
What to Watch in 2012: Two Elections That Could Transform Latin America

Though fewer in number than in 2011, the two Presidential elections on the docket for 2012 will make up for it in terms of their importance in the region. The first will happen in July in Mexico. Le…

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October 11, 2011

Human Rights
Venezuela’s Presidential Race

Members of Venezuela's militia and supporters of Venezuela's President Chavez attend a ceremony in Caracas (Jorge Silva/Courtesy Reuters). Today, chances are Hugo Chávez will face off agai…

Venezuela’s Presidential Race

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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June 5, 2015

Conflict Prevention
You Might Have Missed: Airpower in Iraq, Sanctions Effectiveness, and Military Intervention

Department of Defense, Lt. Gen. John W. Hesterman III, Combined Forces Air Component commander (CFACC) press briefing, June 5, 2015. About the only thing airpower doesn’t do is take, hold, and gover…

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…

May 17, 2011

Defense and Security
Should Qaddafi Be Arrested?

The entrance of the International Criminal Court. (Jerry Lampen/courtesy Reuters) I have a new post up at CNN’s Global Public Square on the significance of the request that the International Crimina…

The entrance of the International Criminal Court. (Jerry Lampen/courtesy Reuters)