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Alex’s book Dictators Without Borders … Oligarchs and autocrats and kleptocrats, oh my! … Luxury real estate’s illicit money problem … The globalization of money laundering … Trump and networks of power … How Trump is blurring lines between bus
David explains the results of the UK general election … Just how fragile is Theresa May's position? … The next steps for the Labour Party … How far left is Corbyn, anyways? … Drawing political parallels across Western democracies …
The Brazilian scandals that won’t go away … It’s corruption, all the way down! … The chances that Brazil will be hit by a populist wave … Venezuela’s downward spiral … Will there be a military coup in Venezuela? … Why Latin America worries abou
How acute is the North Korea nuclear weapons crisis? … Will South Korea bring back its “Sunshine Policy”? … What North Korea thinks of Trump … What China and Japan think of Trump … How Duterte is shaping foreign policy in the Philippines …
Putin’s plan to make Russia great again … Why the Iraq War soured U.S.-Russia relations … How Trump is disappointing Putin … Yuval: Russia needs U.S. intervention in Syria … Crimea as a turning point … The story behind the recent protests in Ru
Must science fiction be futuristic? … When sci-fi responds to politics … Star Wars, the Bush administration, and #resistance in 2017 … Media and the rise of fascism … Star Trek’s vision of a post-scarcity economy … Sci-fi for social justice …
Nicholas Kristof's shocking claim that academia is a liberal echo chamber … Dan fears the marginalization of academics in the marketplace of ideas … Why academics have trouble dealing with populism … A coming wave of research on "the Trump vote
How will Trump change U.S. foreign policy? … Trump’s “America First” foreign policy … How Trump has challenged the foreign policy establishment … Will Trump embrace a “clash of civilizations” worldview? … Why experts shouldn’t view critics as e
What the Frank Gaffney story says about Trump’s transition team … Dan: Bolton is better than Giuliani … The mystery of what Trump’s foreign policy will look like … Dan to foreign leaders: Hope for the best, plan for the worst … What should prog
When is U.S. military intervention a good thing? … What shapes Obama’s approach to the Middle East? … The costs of nonintervention … Syria as the Iraq War’s grim legacy … Do U.S. “red lines” still mean anything? … What the next president can le
Debating the value of Hillary’s endorsement by ambassadors … Max: Clinton’s record on foreign policy is not good … Carey: But wouldn’t Trump be worse? … Which candidate is closer to Obama on foreign policy? … Evaluating the candidates on counte
What did Sanders bring to the foreign policy table? … Why the nation needs a serious foreign policy discussion … How Washington elites failed voters … Matt and Sean's advice for Hillary Clinton … How would a Hillary presidency approach Israel-P
Brazil's impeachment fiasco ... … ... and the social and political fallout … How will this mess affect the summer Olympics? … Causes of the economic disaster in Venezuela … Why Bolivia's doing so well: Lithium and cocaine … Colin's critique of
Brexit: Where are we now? … Do most Leave voters actually want to leave? … Scotland's uncertain future … Possible Brexit copycats: Hungary, Denmark, the Czech Republic … What Leave means for Europe … Game of Thrones chat (spoilers ahead!) …
What we know about Jo Cox's assassination … What is Britain's "Leave" campaign? … The case against leaving the EU … What polls on "Brexit" reveal … The Leave campaign's questionable rhetoric … Reactions to Cox's death …
The transformative effect of 1968 on U.S. politics … Vietnam's impact on the 1968 election … What if Bobby Kennedy had lived? … The legacy of George Wallace's fear mongering … What will the GOP look like in 2024? … The recent dominance of east-
Unpacking Tajikistan's domestic and foreign policy … Kyrgyzstan 101 … The implications of Kazakhstan's energy-based economy … Why the world cares about Uzbekistan … What's the deal with Turkmenistan? … The effects of the internet on internatio
Understanding the current upheaval in Brazil … What is Brazil's path moving forward? … How the 2016 Olympics may shape Brazilian politics … Brazil's questionable judiciary … Why Brazil's president is facing impeachment … Unpacking Obama's trip
How Aaron became interested in Southeast Asia … Why Indonesian leadership matters … Has Obama's relationship with Southeast Asia been a letdown? … Australia gets high marks on the Indonesia Awareness scorecard … Three things to know about Burma
Foreign Entanglements has won a Duckie! … A close look at the Obama Doctrine … Where has Obama’s nonintervention-ish approach gotten us? … How much will Clinton’s foreign policy diverge from Obama’s? … Ted Cruz is being advised by—*gulp*—Frank
An overview of Malaysia's foreign policy … How Malaysia's large Muslim population shapes its outlook … Malaysian involvement with ASEAN … Tension in the South China Sea … Malaysia's response to terrorism … Non-traditional threats to Malaysia …
The origins of "billion dollar spy" Adolf Tolkachev … How Tolkachev (finally) made CIA contact … Tolkachev's massive impact on U.S. intelligence ... … ... and his untimely end … Was Tolkachev a Soviet decoy? … What will the next great spy look
The muted 25th anniversary of Desert Storm … The Western and Russian campaigns in Syria, compared … Is it time to retire the A-10 Warthog? … The changing nature of war and the U.S. military … America rebuilding the Iraqi Air Force it previously
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