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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.

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Milking MH370

The media’s callous treatment of a tragic accident.

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Ancient Causes of a Modern Conflict in Mali

Explaining the Tuareg Rebellion in Mali

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Strangers in the Promised Land

An account of Eritreans in Israel and their perilous journey there.

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Europe’s Right Turn

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

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/ March 3, 2014 8:18 pm

Ukraine’s Geopolitical Crisis

In light of Putin’s aggression, the question remains whether President Obama’s foreign policy deals effectively with crises like Ukraine or not.

/ February 28, 2014 12:04 am

Lessons from Paradise: A Letter From Colombo

On the tenuous post-conflict future of Sri Lanka.

, , , and / February 27, 2014 11:22 pm

HPRgument: Egypt

HPR writers analyze the situation in Egypt following the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in 2011. What comes after protests, constitutional reform, and governmental transition?

/ February 22, 2014 11:20 pm

Ukraine Boils Over: Media Diet

You might miss the rapidly unfolding human drama if you follow only American news sources.

/ February 22, 2014 10:50 am

Protests in Venezuela Worsen

As the protests have escalated to more dangerous levels, the international media remains largely inactive.

/ February 17, 2014 1:59 am

The Grim Reality of Venezuelan Protests

The Venezuelan government's crackdowns on protesters are emblematic of its history and its failures.

/ January 24, 2014 10:35 am

Al-Qaeda in Anbar: Why Iraq’s Sunni-Shia Conflict Isn’t Over

On the border with Syria, lingering ethnic tensions left over from the post-Hussein government form the basis of continued fighting.

/ January 20, 2014 12:02 am

The Bioterrorist Threat

Can the world prevent the next plague?

/ January 7, 2014 10:06 pm

The East Asian Powder Keg

East Asia today and pre-World War I Europe look eerily similar.

/ December 31, 2013 12:35 am

The Future of Iran

What does President Rouhani’s election mean for diplomacy?

/ December 30, 2013 2:35 pm

Syria Deadline Will Be Missed

The December 31 deadline for complete destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons will not be met.

/ December 29, 2013 1:29 am

Why the Pirates Are(n’t) at Bay

In a conversation with His Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud and spokesperson Abdirahman Omar Osman, the President of Somalia told the HPR...

/ December 26, 2013 4:58 pm

Beyond the Heavenly Palace

China's future in space.

/ December 8, 2013 11:55 pm

Europe’s Decline

Why the Iran deal is just another sad reminder of Europe’s diminishing role in international dealings

/ December 8, 2013 11:51 pm

Europe’s New Rise

The expanding role of Europe in foreign affairs

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