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Capital Ideas That Can Best 'Isms'

Elizabeth L. Littlefield | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
Elizabeth L. Littlefield

The victorious nations of World War II emerged from their searing experience with several conclusions about how the world worked. Most of these prov...

Why Greece's Call for WWII Reparations From Germany Is a Very Bad Idea

Sylvie Goulard | Posted 04.12.2015 | World
Sylvie Goulard

No responsible leader worthy of the title should take the risk of threatening the peace which has reigned since the end of the Second World War.

God and Gas in Iran

Alexis Crow | Posted 01.31.2015 | World
Alexis Crow

Much to the West's chagrin, Iran continues to find a market for its crude, and while sanctions on the oil and banking sectors may have a temporarily crippling effect, Iran's bounty of natural gas may mean its people laugh all the way to the bank. The country's gas reserves are second only to Russia.

Escaping the Historical Parallels of European Economic Chaos

Peter Fox-Penner, PhD | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Peter Fox-Penner, PhD

Is no one else haunted by the thought that European economic history may be reflecting itself in the mirror?

Painting A Gilded Age: Artist Rachel Kaye

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 04.26.2012 | Home
Kimberly Brooks

We are fresh from the loud popping noise of yet another bubble. I recently discovered the works of artist Rachel Kaye in Miami this December, as the crash had started to sink in.

Restoring America's Global Image: Strengthen the United Nations

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Sedaei

The U.N. is like the Titanic, and just as one cannot turn around the Titanic quickly, reforming the United Nations will also not be easy.