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What on Earth Just Happened in Ukraine?


February 19, 2016 · Simon Hoellerbauer

The February 3 resignation of Ukraine’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade Aivaras Abromavicius sparked another political crisis in Kyiv, a crisis that deepened ...

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Philadelphia’s Message to the World


February 19, 2016 · Alan Luxenberg

This blog is based on a talk to 3,000 high school students at the Ivy League Model UN Conference in Philadelphia, January 28, 2016. ...

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Silicon Valley Meets The Snake Eaters: State Department’s Countermessaging Goes Back To The Future


February 19, 2016 · Clint Watts

“Bring in folks from Silicon Valley and Madison Avenue….” That’s right, the three sexiest characters in modern lore, ad men, Steve Jobs disciples and ...

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The Follies of “Mission Accomplished”


February 2, 2016 · David Danelo

“Misión cumplida: lo tenemos,” dispatched Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto over Twitter on January 8, 2016. “Mission accomplished: we have him.” Mexican Marines had ...

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President Obama’s Last State of the Union Speech: An FPRI Primer


February 2, 2016 · Ronald J. Granieri

Tonight, President Obama will deliver the last State of the Union Address of his presidency. This prime time speech offers him an opportunity both ...

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