On the Horizon: Quality Chilean Education for All

One way to mitigate this problem of socioeconomic inequality is by resolving the disparity in the quality of education between schools in affluent regions and schools in poorer ones.


Kurdistandoff: How ISIS is Encouraging Kurdish Independence

Kurdistan could be a viable state, but independence from Iraq would be no panacea for the instability caused by ISIS.


Decent Interval?

Iraq isn’t South Vietnam, but some of the same dynamics are driving U.S. policy.


From the Magazine

Letters from Istanbul

The HPR documents the Gezi Park uprisings earlier this year.

By and

Europe’s Right Turn

Explaining the rise of far-right nationalism in the European Union.


/ May 2, 2014 8:22 pm


American politicos ally with Israel even when Israel doesn't ally with Israel.

/ April 28, 2014 1:57 pm

New Faces, Old Names

Why a young, seemingly liberal politician in Pakistan may be bad news for the nation’s politics

/ April 25, 2014 5:06 pm

Why Does India Need Narendra Modi?

Other than creating the infrastructure necessary for attracting investment, Modi would bring some degree of policy stability to the government.

/ April 25, 2014 5:06 pm

The House that Modi Built: BJP’s Path Forward for India

Even if the BJP is poised for victory, the party needs to think more critically about its long-term vision for a productive, independent India.

/ April 20, 2014 2:38 pm

Vote of Confidence: The United States Mission After the Afghan Elections

Afghanistan's presidential elections could make the final withdrawal of NATO forces much easier and more feasible.

/ April 18, 2014 12:35 pm

In Between the Lines

Trying to write a thoughtful article on the thoughtless Italian situation.

, , and / April 17, 2014 11:51 pm

India’s General Election 2014

  India, the world’s largest democracy, is currently gripped by election fever. Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are set to win big, as popularity for the current governing party, the Indian National Congress (INC), is in steep decline. Yet, in the complex Indian political landscape, nothing is so simple. We will not know the election results until May ... Read More

/ April 13, 2014 10:40 pm

Afghanistan’s Historic Day

"Just like my family, for many Afghans April 5, 2014 was the biggest day of their lives."

/ April 12, 2014 6:38 pm

The Head and the Heart of a Neo-Ottoman Expansionist

What a leaked video shows about the Turkish Prime Minister and his expansionist tendencies.

/ April 7, 2014 12:41 am

Milking MH370

The media’s callous treatment of a tragic accident.

/ March 29, 2014 6:20 pm

The Crimea Conflict and the Lessons from Georgia

In evaluating the Western response to Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula, we should look towards the example of the 2008 invasion of Georgia.

/ March 23, 2014 12:01 am

Ancient Causes of a Modern Conflict in Mali

Explaining the Tuareg Rebellion in Mali

/ March 19, 2014 10:53 pm

Still a Long Walk to Freedom: South Africa After Mandela

In Madela's wake, South Africa continues to shape its future.

/ March 14, 2014 9:00 am

If the Boot Doesn’t Fit: Why Protests in Italy Cannot Bring about a Social Revolution


/ March 12, 2014 11:32 pm

A Brave New Sanctioned World: The Case of Iran

In Iran, sanctions have proven to be a dependable foreign policy tool for expressing diplomatic ire without going to war.

custom writing