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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.

Are we seeing Palestine’s spring at long last?

February 12, 2016

Nathan Brown analyzes the pattern and cause of events in Palestine in Washington Post article. 

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The Arab Spring at Five: Updates On Tunisia, Egypt, and Turkey

February 08, 2016

Nathan Brown talks to Foreign Affairs on the five-year anniversary of the Arab Spring looking at what the revolutions mean today in the Middle East. 

Eradicating Terrorism

February 07, 2016

Hossein Askari authors World Post article exposing the true cause of terrorism and how Muslim leaders should go about attempting to cease it.

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J.K. Rowling got in trouble for how she talks about Africa. Here’s why she may have been right.

February 04, 2016

Henry Farrel co-authors Washington Post article addressing the controversy surrounding J.K. Rowling, building a strong case in her favor. 

Liberated Haiti: Thirty Years After Duvalier

February 03, 2016

Robert Maguire authors Latin America Goes Global article on the current status of Haiti on the thirtieth anniversary of the end of the twenty-nine year Duvalier family dictatorship. 


Here’s why the activist who started the Safe Harbor fight thinks that negotiations won’t work

January 31, 2016

Henry Farrell authors Washington Post article interviewing Max Schrems, the Australian activist whose court case led to the European court ruling the Safe Harbor agreement invalid, about the unknown future of the Safe Harbor negotiations.