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November 14, 2018

United States
Spare Us the Nationalist Defense of American Sovereignty

The idea that current trends in multilateral cooperation threaten American sovereignty is a red herring. The fundamental reality of modern international life is that global challenges require multila…

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day in Paris, France on November 11, 2018.

March 27, 2017

United States
Bill Maher Makes Us Dumber: How Ignorance, Fear and Stupid Pop-Culture Clichés Shape Americans’ View of the Middle East

Americans used to be just ignorant about Muslims and the Middle East. Now we're also fearful, stupid and wrong.

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January 10, 2017

Development
The Women Driving International Development

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Dana J. Hyde, C…

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May 25, 2016

Cybersecurity
Risk-based Approach Essential to Taming Wave of Cybersecurity Regulation

Pamela S. Passman is the president and CEO of the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe), which recently published Cyber Risk: Navigating the Rising Tide of Cybersecurity Regulation. T…

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July 16, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016: Governor Scott Walker, GOP Presidential Candidate

Twelve Americans have become president without having earned a college degree. (Two of them are on Mount Rushmore.) Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who studied at Marquette University but left befor…

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during a kickoff rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin, July 13, 2015.

September 18, 2012

United States
Pundits Whiff on the Middle East

Like the mythical cold fusion, the Middle East is a self-sustaining source of energy, providing limitless material for U.S. policymakers and pundits. While the Obama administration may have announced…

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March 23, 2012

Regional Organizations
The UN Versus Regional Organizations: Who Keeps the Peace?

In January, the South African government of Jacob Zuma threw down a gauntlet. Taking advantage of the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC), South Africa introduced a resolution to ti…

South African President Jacob Zuma speaks during a Security Council meeting during on conflict prevention during the 66th United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York

September 23, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Arms Sales to Taiwan

Five F-16 jets fly in formation. (Ho New/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. The Palestinian statehood bid is not the only issue the Obama administration has been struggling with this week. On Wednesd…

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September 22, 2011

Politics and Government
Does It Make Sense to Watch Tonight’s GOP Debate?

http://youtu.be/HR3soNTfouo Click here to view this video on YouTube. They’re back! The Republican presidential candidates gather in Orlando tonight at 9 PM for another debate. This time the sponso…

August 13, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012: Hello Rick Perry, GOP Presidential Candidate

Texas Governor Rick Perry delivers remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington on February 11, 2011. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters)  For seventeen of the past forty-eigh…

Texas Governor Rick Perry delivers remarks at the Conservative Political Action conference (CPAC) in Washington, February 11, 2011. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters)