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Archive | Politics

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    Will Peace in Mindanao be Held Hostage by Politics in Congress?

  • Gordon Hyde

    Grasping the Humanitarian Crisis at the U.S.-Mexico Border

  • Gage Skidmore; Eric Bridiers

    Could Huntsman beat Clinton on Foreign Policy in 2016?

  • Gage Skidmore

    Dismantling the Republican Party’s “Conservative Expert-Interventionist” Hypothesis

  • DoD Photo

    The Takeover of Margaret Thatcher

  • In the late ‘90s, Monica Lewinsky became part of US political lore and pop culture, inspiring this Los Angeles mural. So what can she add to her story now? Hector Ponce 1999/Flickr

    Lewinsky, Clinton and ‘Zippergate’ Redux 2014

  • Demonstrators against the NDAA in January, 2012. Photo: Justin Norman

    The Creeping Hand of Repression: Indefinite Military Detention and the NDAA

  • Samantha Appleton/White House

    Is the Clinton Coterie Pushing Obama Further into Lame Duck Territory?

  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chair of the U.S. Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence, listening during the nomination hearing for John Brennan as CIA director, Feb. 7, 2013. Source: Wikimedia

    Hypocrisy and the Surveillance Stand-Off: Feinstein and the CIA

  • 'Easing Congressional Gridlock' by Carol Bailey. Download here.

    Easing Congressional Gridlock: A Divorce Lawyer’s Guide

  • Corruption isn't unique to the EU. Photo: Jason Mrachina

    Deep in the Trough: The Politics of EU Corruption

  • President Barack Obama delivers remarks presenting the outcome of the Administration's review of the NSA and U.S. signals intelligence programs. Pete Souza/White House

    Taming the NSA: Obama’s Lukewarm Recipe

  • Pro-European Union rally in Kiev, Ukraine. Photo: Ivan Bandura

    Leaders Wanted

  • India's Rahul Gandhi

    Is India’s Congress Party Facing Electoral Trouble?

  • A young girl in a Yemeni  refugee camp.  Photo: Paul Stephens

    Navigating Yemeni Politics

  • Not just fans of free candy. Photo: Jason Verwey

    Who Votes for a Mayor like Rob Ford?

  • NSA director Keith Alexander has been forced to defend his agency’s operations after a series of revelations, exposing mass data gathering and surveillance programs on US citizens and world leaders. EPA/Shawn Thew

    Political Wheel may be Turning on the NSA’s Surveillance Program

  • Pictured: Ed Miliband, Labour Party leader

    Ralph Miliband: The Illusion of Radical Change

  • President Barack Obama has been quick to blame the Republican Party for the government shutdown. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

    Government Shutdown: Barack Obama Warns of Default Danger

  • Speaker of the House John Boehner walks into a meeting with House Republicans, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, 28 September 2013.  Michael Reynolds/EPA

    Boehner Risks his Reputation in Obamacare Shutdown

  • U.S. Capitol

    U.S. Government Shutdown Begins amid Budget Row

  • Speaker of the House John Boehner during a press conference.  Photo: Bryant Avondoglio

    Markets Uneasy over Government Shutdown and Crisis in Italy

  • Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel.  Source: REGIERUNGonline/Kugler

    The Merkel Factor: Germany, Angie and a Third Term

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    House of Cards: A Victory for Neoliberal Institutionalism

  • President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the economy at the Amazon Chattanooga Fulfillment Center in Chattnooga, Tenn., July 30, 2013.  Mark Humphrey/AP

    Obama’s Grand Bargain, GOP’s Last Chance at Tax Reform

  • China's President Xi Jinping in Moscow for talks on his first visit to that country as China's new president.  Source: Kremlin Press Office

    China’s Rotational Ruler Model

  • Chile's Michelle Bachelet

    Chile’s Voting System Put to the Test

  • Governor Rick Scott speaking at CPAC FL in Orlando, Florida. Photo: Gage Skidmore

    An Economic Plan for Florida’s Next Governor

  • Nawaz Sharif was elected Pakistan's new prime minister. K.M. Chaudary/AP

    Can Nawaz Sharif Save Pakistan?

  • President Barack Obama delivers remarks from the White House briefing room

    The Obama Recovery: America’s Wealth Declines

  • Imran Khan speaks to supporters, during a rally in Lahore, 05 May 2013. Rahat Dar/EPA

    ‘Imran Khan, Jewish agent’: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Pakistani Politics

  • Obama again renewed his calls for the closure of the Guantánamo Bay detention facility

    The Non-Closure of Guantánamo

  • Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo: Gage Skidmore

    The Senate Stalls on Gun Control

  • Kevin Rudd, the former prime minister of Australia. Photo: Mauroof Khaleel

    Kafka and Cocaine: The fall of the Australian Labor Party

  • Pictured: S.E. Cupp, Mitt Romney, Ann Coulter and Rick Perry speaking at CPAC in 2012. Photos: Gage Skidmore

    Is CPAC Relevant?

  • President Barack Obama speaks with House Speaker John Boehner during a meeting at the White House in Washington, DC. Olivier Douliery/ABACAUSA

    In Praise of American Political Dysfunction

  • Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's former Prime Minister

    Lighting Europe’s Lamp

  • A scene from 'Game Change'.  Source: HBO Films

    ‘Game Change': A New Standard for VP

  • President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers a statement in the wake of the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. Pete Souza/White House

    The NRA and the Next Stage of Gun Control