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October 13, 2016

United States
The Legacy of the Ronald Reagan Administration

Experts discuss the policies and priorities of the Ronald Reagan administration and the lessons to be learned for U.S. foreign policy today.

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April 1, 2017

Human Rights
Ronald Reagan, Deane Hinton, and "Fake News" in The New York Times

The term "fake news" is no doubt over-used these days, but there is such a thing. Indeed, there is even such a thing as a "fake news" obituary. A prime example of distortion and false reporting can b…

June 30, 2014

Iran
Reagan and the Iran Talks

In his address to the UN General Assembly in September, 1987, President Ronald Reagan spoke a few words about the relationship between peace and freedom. Here is what he said: Freedom in Nicaragua …

June 15, 2018

Russia
Can Reagan Show Trump How to Save the INF Treaty?

If the President wants to use an arms build-up to advance arms control, he should take his cues from the Reagan record.

Reagan and Gorbachev Signing the INF Treaty

October 4, 2012

Heads of State and Government
Romney Channels Reagan on Energy

There was a lot of talk about energy in last night’s presidential debate. Mitt Romney in particular frequently injected energy issues into the proceedings. It’s tough to see, though, how most viewers…

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Reagan: The Man Nobody Knew

Ronald Reagan was one of the most successful and influential presidents of the twentieth century. Despite his many accomplishments there is no comprehensive biography of him currently available—nothi…

October 19, 2018

Saudi Arabia
U.S. Must Shed Its Illusions About Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince

The United States should draw a distinction between Saudi Arabia and the Crown Prince.

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Rollback: Reagan’s Cold Warriors, the Restoration of American Power, and the Seeds of Hubris

My project seeks to assess how terrorism affects governmental policy and decision-making. It focuses on the Ronald Reagan presidency which, for the first time in U.S. history, identified terrorism as…

August 3, 2016

United States
Revisiting President Reagan’s Iran Arms-for-Hostages Initiative

The Wall Street Journal published an important story about the Obama administration’s decision in January to ship $400 million, which was first converted into Swiss and Dutch currencies, to Iran on b…

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September 25, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
New Refugee Ceiling Disproportionately Hurts Female Refugees

The Trump administration announced intentions to lower the refugee ceiling in fiscal year 2019, a change that would disproportionately affect women and children, who represented 72 percent of refugee…

Central American asylum seekers, including a Honduran girl, 2, and her mother, are taken into custody near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas.