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April 24, 2017

Global
Prioritizing Water on the Global Agenda

Angel Gurría provides his perspective on the crucial need to deliver on present and future water challenges around the world, and advocates for water as a driver of sustainable growth and development…

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May 23, 2013

Drones
Targeted Killings

Targeted killings, especially those conducted by drone strikes, have become a central component of U.S. counterterrorism operations around the globe.

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September 9, 2016

United States
The Foreign Policy Legacy of the Obama Administration

Experts discuss the foreign policy initiatives of the Obama administration, its successes and failures, and the issues that will become President Obama's lasting legacy.

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May 12, 2016

Cybersecurity
The Cyber Act of War Act: A Proposal for a Problem the Law Can’t Fix

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed this week, Senator Mike Rounds argued the United States urgently needs “a clear and concise definition of when an attack in cyberspace constitutes an act of war.” To pr…

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May 23, 2016

Thailand
Thailand’s Junta and the Southern Insurgency

Earlier this month, Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha lamented the ongoing bloodshed in southern Thailand and implicitly criticized his own government’s feeble attempts to restart talks with the in…

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January 20, 2016

Mexico
Are Soda Taxes an Answer in the Fight Against Obesity? A Progress Report From Mexico

In 2014, Mexico, which has a higher rate of adult obesity than the United States, became one of the first countries to implement a nationwide soda tax. Dr. Juan Rivera of the National Institutes of P…

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October 2, 2015

Thailand
Thailand’s Bombing Case Twists and Turns

More than a month after the deadly bombing at central Bangkok’s Erawan shrine, the Thai authorities have made two arrests in the case, and issued at least seventeen arrest warrants overall. On Monday…

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November 23, 2015

Global
A Conversation With Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg discusses the threat of international climate change.

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November 23, 2015

Global
The Paris Talks

Experts discuss global climate diplomacy ahead of the  United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21/CMP11) in Paris.

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