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December 16, 2010

Politics and Government
Tea Parties

Two hundred and thirty seven years ago today the Sons of Liberty dumped 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor.  It must have been unseasonably warm in Boston in December 1773. The arctic blast now g…

Tea Parties

November 10, 2010

Politics and Government
Politics at the Water’s Edge

“Politics stops at the water’s edge.” It’s a time honored maxim of American politics, often invoked and seldom obeyed. The latter is hardly surprising. Americans disagree, at times bitterly and …

Politics at the Water’s Edge

January 25, 2011

Congresses and Parliaments
Watching the State of the Union Address

President Obama walks along the White House Colonnade today in Washington. (Larry Downing/courtesy Reuters) President Obama goes before a joint session of Congress at 9 p.m. tonight to deliver the S…

President Obama walks along the White House Colonnade today in Washington.

December 2, 2010

China
Misunderstanding High-Tech Trade

While the climate talks continue in Cancun, the most important developments in climate policy are still happening at the national level. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu gave a speech on Monday argu…

Misunderstanding High-Tech Trade

January 18, 2011

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
TWE Quick Takes: Hu Makes Nice, Obama Talks Tough

U.S. Air Force personnel adjust the red carpet before the arrival of China's President Hu Jintao at Andrews Air Force Base. (Jason Reed/courtesy Reuters) A few more news items left over from a t…

U.S. Air Force personnel adjust the red carpet before the arrival of China’s President Hu Jintao at Andrews Air Force Base.

March 1, 2011

Technology and Innovation
South Korea’s 97 Billion Dollar Question: What is Green Growth?

Jill Kosch O’Donnell is a former Junior Associate of The Asia Foundation and is a writer in Washington, DC. In an interview with the Korea Herald earlier this year, Hur Dong-Soo, CEO of Korea’s GS C…

Lee Myung-back Receives Zayed International Prize for Environment

March 25, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Is Operation Odyssey Dawn Going to End Well?

A French fighter jet prepares to land at its military air base on the island of Corsica where France runs its military operation against Libya. (Jean-Paul Pelissier/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold…

A French fighter jet prepares to land at the military air base on the island of Corsica where France runs its military operation against Libya. (Jean-Paul Pelissier/courtsey Reuters)

January 31, 2011

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Seven Thoughts on Egypt

Protesters hold a banner during a demonstration in Cairo. (Asmaa Waguih/courtesy Reuters) Like many of you I spent a good portion of my weekend following events in Egypt. My colleagues Elliott Abram…

Protesters hold a banner during a demonstration in Cairo

December 2, 2010

China
Enough with the Kyoto Circus

I had nice things to say on Tuesday about India’s proposals for transparency and technology. But the full text of the proposal is out, and there’s a big catch. India’s environment minister, Jairam …

Enough with the Kyoto Circus

February 4, 2011

Politics and Government
Friday File: Revolution and Reaction

Riot police clash with protesters in Cairo. (Goran Tomasevic/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. This week’s crackdown on anti-government protesters in Egypt makes clear that President Hosni Mubarak—o…

Riot police clash with protesters in Cairo January 26, 2011.