Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law Teaching Public Policy
Local context is all too often lacking in the prevailing economics-centered approach to public policy education.
Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law What’s Wrong with Public Policy Education
Most programs train students to become capable policy analysts, but with no understanding of how to implement those policies in the real world.
The Middle East & Beyond The “Libya Model”
So exactly what “Libya Model” did John Bolton have in mind?
The Middle East & Beyond New Cold War…Not
If we misuse terms, our thinking becomes muddled. Take the suddenly ubiquitous phrase: “new Cold War.”
The Middle East & Beyond The Syria Chemical Weapons Portfolio Thickens
The yawning duplicity of the Syrian regime and its Russian lawyers grows wider, and the irresponsible claims of the Obama Administration become more obvious than ever.
The Middle East & Beyond After Parkland: An FBI Post Datum
Yes, the FBI faces structural problems common to large organizations of its kind, but it is also not the most efficient or effective at dealing with those problems.
The Middle East & Beyond After Parkland
It is easy to get emotional in the wake of the latest school shooting, but emotions alone won’t solve this problem. What will?
Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law The Populist Surge
Trumpist populism could easily linger longer than most people readily assume.
The Middle East & Beyond Happy Imbolc!
The sacred origins of the now thoroughly secular Groundhog’s Day.
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