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Tough Choices in Afghanistan

Feb 04, 2016
More than fourteen years after routing the Taliban, and seven years after President Barack Obama, pledging to wind up the war, entered the White House, the United States faces another turning point in the seemingly endless conflict in Afghanistan.

A Whiff of Panic in the Kremlin as Russia’s Economy Sinks Further

Feb 04, 2016
If the government loses its head in this crisis, the Russian people are bound to follow. That is Putin’s worst-case scenario.

The Cold War, the developing world, and the creation of the IAEA

Feb 03, 2016
Elisabeth Röhrlich writes in Cold War History about the creation of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

2016 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award: Call for Nominations

Feb 03, 2016
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcomes nominations for the 2016 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award. The purpose of the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award (IRDA) is to bring visibility and international recognition to the ideas, ideals and accomplishments of individuals around the world who are working on behalf of democracy. The deadline for submission is June 1, 2016.