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President Obama's Hiroshima speech

April 13, 2016

Hugh Gusterson authors a hypothetical speech for Obama in the event that he visits Hiroshima before the end of his term in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. 

A Financial Times columnist says that taxes have nothing to do with fairness. Here’s why he’s wrong.

April 12, 2016

Henry Farrell authors Washington Post article using evidence from political science ideas to prove that we need not rely on tax regulations the way they are written. 

Egypt Gives Saudi Arabia 2 Islands in a Show of Gratitude

April 10, 2016

Nathan Brown is quoted in New York Times article on Egypt's decision to thank Saudi Arabia by giving the country two islands on a corner of the Red Sea.

A massive leak just revealed how the super-rich hide their money. Here’s what you need to know.

April 05, 2016

Henry Farrell authors Washington Post article explaining everything one needs to know about the Panama Papers.

This is the book you need to read about how rich people and corporations shield their money from the taxman

April 05, 2016

Henry Farrell authors Washington Post article on The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens by Gabriel Zucman.

U.S. economy adds 215,000 jobs in March, jobless rate ticks up to 5 percent

April 01, 2016

Tara Sinclair is quoted in Washington Post article adding to the argument that the U.S. economy is way ahead of any other country and therefore must contribute to global growth. 

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UN Peacekeepers Accused of Child Abuse, Bestiality, and Cowardice

April 01, 2016

Michael Barnett comments on the failure of the United Nations to incorporate lessons they have learned in the past into their current operations in The Daily Beast article on the recent allegations concerning ignoble behavior of the UN peacekeepers.

What’s your campaign donation really worth?

March 31, 2016

John Sides is quoted in CNBC article on the truth behind the worth of campaign donations.

Why it’s wrong to say that the Arab uprisings failed

March 28, 2016

Marc Lynch analyzes the validity behind the belief that the Arab uprisings in December 2010 were an utter failure in Washington Post article.

Connective Action

March 26, 2016

Henry Farrell is mentioned in The Economist article for his co-authored paper "Cognitive Democrazy" on how the internet can offer experiments to improve democratic structures.

Chronicle of a Death Foretold

March 26, 2016

The Economist reviews Elliott School of International Affairs, Professor David Shambaugh's new book China’s Future.

US expects more ‘friction and tension’ with China

March 24, 2016

Robert Sutter is quoted in a Taipei Times article on the reaction of the Obama administration to the rising U.S.-China tensions.

Should Therapists Analyze Presidential Candidates?

March 07, 2016

Jerrold Post is mentioned in The New York Times article for his psychological profile of Saddam Hussein, contributing to the question of whether or not it is ethical for psychiatrists to openly analyze presidential candidates and other public figures without a proper examination or authorization.

Is the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization or a firewall against violent extremism?

March 07, 2016

Marc Lynch challenges the validity of the recent decision calling for the Muslim Brotherhood to be deemed a terrorist organization in his article in the Washington Post. 

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The Global Consequences of Apple's Fight With the FBI

March 07, 2016

Henry Farrell authors Foreign Affairs article on the international repercussions of the fight between Apple and the FBI.