The old equilibrium between the United States and Iran has vanished and a new order will have to be built, writes Maryam Zar.
The closing plenary session at Spring Conference 2016 centered on the lessons learned since the Arab Spring transformed the Middle East in 2011.
Members of the Pacific Council's GTMO Task Force argue that replacing military judges with federal judges at Guantánamo is the best way to repair the damage done to U.S. credibility on the world stage.
A special report from the Pacific Council GTMO Task Force recommends that the U.S. government fairly and transparently expedite Guantánamo proceedings by empowering federal judges to preside over the Military Commission Trials.
Through probing interviews with national leaders involved in 20th century democratic transitions, Abraham F. Lowenthal and Sergio Bitar explore how repressive regimes can give way to sustainable democracies. (Foreign Affairs, Jan/Feb 2016)
An Event Envoy interview with Dr. Henri Barkey, Director of the Middle East Program at the Wilson Center, during the fifth installment of the Edgerton Series on Iran and Turkey.
In Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary, Geoffrey Cowan tells the history of America’s modern political theater.
A Members Weekend working group discussed privacy, Edward Snowden, and the future of U.S. government surveillance.
Abraham F. Lowenthal and Sergio Bitar introduce Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders, a series of discussions with national leaders who played key roles in transitions to democratic governance.
Charity Azadian argues that we need a solid legal framework to regulate the use of drone technology.