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Republicans Keen to Kill America's Only Peace Agency -- Forever

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

We need vital institutions in this country that have no political agenda and no partisan bias. USIP convenes the left and the right, the civilian and the military, the national and the international players.

Five Next Steps To Increase American Security

Joe Cirincione | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Joe Cirincione

There's one less threat to America this week, but there are 21,000 others waiting to explode. That's the number of nuclear weapons in the U.S. and Russia.

Daring to Be Ourselves -- Financially

Manisha Thakor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

A statistic from that piece keeps floating through my head: Women who consistently negotiate their salaries earn $1 million more over their work lives than women who do not.

Specter of Past African Genocides Haunts U.S. in Sudan

Joe Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Lauria

U.S. incentives to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir seem to have backed him off from the threat of renewed war and mass killings in the south, at least for now.

Media Lit 101: The Aspen Institute -- Photoshopping Madeleine Albright & Condi Rice

Susan Moeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susan Moeller

Imagine you are Walter Isaacson. You are the president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, "a nonpartisan educational and policy studies institute based...

National Security Experts vs. Forces of Delay

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

The New START treaty should be a no-brainer: it's a renewal of a treaty originally negotiated by Ronald Reagan and it will make America safer.

Islam and the West: Reaching Intercultural Understanding

Madeleine Albright | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madeleine Albright

In engaging the Muslim world, Western leaders must not gloss over differences or duck hard issues. Superficial courtesy is easy, but the path to agreement on the application of moral principles is arduous.

No Good Idea Ever Dies

Jonathan Schwarz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Schwarz

In a new book, General Hugh Shelton apparently describes an incident in 1997 in which someone in the Clinton cabinet suggested that the U.S. let a plane get shot down in order to provide a pretext to invade Iraq.

Fashion Celebrates the UN General Assembly

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

It's that time of year again -- when Manhattan bears witness to the expression of the highest aspirations for global harmony and the most inspirationa...

White House Correspondents Dinner: Obama Can Also Be His Own Comedian

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Clemons

Beyond all of the indulgence of VIP lists, select tables, black tie and gown, meet and greet stuff at this gathering is that there were real moments of serious policy and political discussion that were not trivial.

Terrorism: Why They Want to Kill Us

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Bandow

There can sometimes be a case for military intervention or use of drones. But the high costs of these tactics must be recognized and weighed. To reduce terrorism, Washington should do less, not more, abroad.

A Strong Majority for New START

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

It's now down to politics. The only reason to oppose the New START treaty is political gamesmanship on the eve of elections to deny the administration a victory. This would sacrifice our national security for narrow, partisan gain.

Madeleine Albright Working On WWII Childhood Memoir

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is working on a "part memoir and part cautionary tale" about Europe from 1937 to 1948. ...

Madeleine Albright: An Exclusive Interview

Marianne Schnall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marianne Schnall

Here, Albright tackles several topics: how she thinks Obama is faring, her thoughts on the BP oil spill, the "revolution" of the Internet, her advice to women on breaking barriers and more.

A Report from Women in the World: Stories and Solutions Summit - Part 1

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

At the Daily Beast's "Women in the World" conference last weekend the theme repeated and over was that "women's rights may exist on the books and in the law, but not on the street."

Hillary Clinton and Propaganda

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Brown

Hillary Clinton has broken with tradition. She, a high-ranking government official, has admitted that her government engaged in propaganda.

Notes from the White House on International Women's Day

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Galinsky

Former Secretary of State, Madeline Albright wore a pin symbolizing breaking the glass ceiling but the question that hung in the air at the White Hous...

"The Nine" Results

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Muske-Dukes

Thank you to all those who participated in the nomination process to find The Nine -- women chosen by other women as candidates for an international governing body.

DC's Hostesses With The Mostest And Their Most-Wanted Guests

WWD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Ali Wentworth: The city's new social "It" girl, Wentworth, 44, learned a lot from her mother, Mabel "Muffie" Cabot, who served as Ronald Reagan's soci...

Madeleine Albright: Stop Creating More Terrorists in Afghanistan

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Gardels

The last time the Democrats ran a war, it was "Madeleine's war," when we bombed Serbia. Albright, the former secretary of state, weighs in on Obama's deliberations on Afghanistan.

Madeleine Albright: "I Didn't Look Good In Pants"

Washington Post | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

"People commented on whether my hem was too long or too short," Albright says. "I never wore pants because I didn't look good in pants." But when visi...

Read My Pins: Madeleine Albright Discusses Her Brooch Collection (VIDEO)

Amanda Christine Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Amanda Christine Miller

"I found that wearing jewelry had become part of my personal diplomatic arsenal," Madeleine Albright has said.

A Female Secretary of State, Making a Difference in Africa

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

One slip of the tongue for Hillary Clinton threatens to undermine all that she has accomplished. Why, after having proven that she is a skilled diplomat, are the commentators so quick to jump on her?

Which Politicos Scream For Ice Cream? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Baby, it's hot are D.C. and the world's finest beating the heat? With ice cream, of course! Whether it's chocolate or vanilla, cones or ...

The Gulf Can't Deal with Iran Until Iran Deals with Itself

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

The GCC is looking at an Iranian government that has lost a great deal of credibility, both locally and internationally, and has yet to figure out how to deal with itself.