American Empire: From Obama to Trump

American Empire: From Obama to Trump

This conference will unpack how international political patterns have changed in the transition from Obama to the current president and whether or not Donald Trump is a passing phenomenon or a harbinger of a more permanent shift in global politics.

Blood from a Stone

Blood from a Stone

I went to Athens to see what economic catastrophe looks like on the ground. What I saw shocked me.

Greece, Iran, and the Rules of the Game

Greece, Iran, and the Rules of the Game

From Athens to Tehran, powerful countries make the rules and break the rules. Everyone else just squeezes the best deal they can — for now, anyway.

Why Won’t Greece Take a Deal?

Why Won’t Greece Take a Deal?

Half of young Greeks are unemployed, and over 40 percent live in poverty. Is default really worse than letting Europe squeeze the country dry?

Explaining the Cyprus Shakedown

Explaining the Cyprus Shakedown

Despite Cyprus’ small size, the implications of its bailout deal deal could have serious consequences for the eurozone.

Italy’s Election: Lighting the Lamp

Italy’s Election: Lighting the Lamp

After years of brutal austerity, collapsing economies, widespread unemployment, and shredding of the social safety net, Italians said “basta!” Enough!

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