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Venomous American Politics Shows World Our Weaknesses

David Oualaalou | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics
David Oualaalou

Step back and calmly contemplate the state of our great nation. Does anyone see anything beyond the confusion, disillusionment and ambiguity?

What's Behind the New Chinese-Russian-Iranian Alliance?

David Oualaalou | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics
David Oualaalou

The agreement between Iran and Russia came at a critical time as the West debates two key provisions: (a) what options the West has in case negotiations with Iran fail, and (b) whether the West will move forward with imposing additional sanctions on Russia.

Can Hillary Clinton Run on Her Foreign Policy Record?

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

If Hillary does in fact run for President a second time, she will no doubt push her tenure as Secretary of State to buttress her credentials as a strong leader who is both willing and able to make hard decisions. Still, she is not entirely immune on the foreign policy front.

The United States and the World

Pierre Guerlain | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Pierre Guerlain

American foreign policy will not change significantly with the election of either candidate, but mostly it will evolve in reaction to geopolitical or economic changes around the world.

America's New Isolationism

Christopher McKnight Nichols | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Christopher McKnight Nichols

Should we exert force abroad for the national interest? (And how do we define national interest?) When and where should we use force for a humanitarian cause? Or should the U.S. withdraw from the international theater to focus on challenges at home?

A Year After the Coup: U.S. Honduras Policy Failing the Honduran People

Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

As we mark the first anniversary of the coup which toppled the democratically elected president Mel Zelaya from office, Honduras's public institutions remain deeply politicized and, in many instances, corrupt.