How the World Could—and Maybe Should—Intervene in Syria Al Jazeera English

How the World Could—and Maybe Should—Intervene in Syria

Allowing the violence to go on could have worse consequences than an intervention, though only one that meets certain conditions.

A New Theory for the Foreign-Policy Frontier: Collaborative Power Reuters

A New Theory for the Foreign-Policy Frontier: Collaborative Power

The power of many can accomplish more than any one can do alone -- and that distinction is different than the traditional classification of hard and soft power

How the World Can Peacefully Intervene in Syria Reuters

How the World Can Peacefully Intervene in Syria

Preparing for civil war may be the only remaining way to avert it

Getting it Done: How Civil Society Can Help Secure the U.S.-Mexico Border Reuters

Getting it Done: How Civil Society Can Help Secure the U.S.-Mexico Border

In a rapidly changing world of complex systems, small shifts can produce very big consequences. Here are some ways that local institutions and social networks are already working along the Rio Grande border

Occupy Wall Street and the Arab Spring Reuters

Occupy Wall Street and the Arab Spring

Though the two movements have many differences, they share the same fundamental drivers: a deep sense of injustice and invisibility

The Future of Global Connectivity Reuters

The Future of Global Connectivity

Envisioning a world in which personal mobile technology can connect every human being in every village in every country to the tap roots of knowledge, markets, services, and community

Adapting U.S. Policy in a Changing International System Reuters

Adapting U.S. Policy in a Changing International System

From the Arab world protests to the abstractions of network theory, understanding the new world

Reflections on the 9/11 Decade Reuters

Reflections on the 9/11 Decade

What have we learned about America and the world in the ten years since September 11, 2001?

Intervention, Libya, and the Future of Sovereignty Reuters

Intervention, Libya, and the Future of Sovereignty

International law -- and the governments that bring it into being -- are the process of redefining the definition of sovereignty

Hurricane Irene and American Self-Centeredness CNN

Hurricane Irene and American Self-Centeredness

How non-Americans see our media coverage of the storm

Was the Libyan Intervention Really an Intervention? Reuters

Was the Libyan Intervention Really an Intervention?

In today's world, the international community has an obligation to protect fellow citizens from governments that forfeit their legitimacy

Reflections on Connections: Social Segregation and the London Riots Reuters

Reflections on Connections: Social Segregation and the London Riots

Hyper-connectedness co-exists with a growing segregation of like-minded clusters, deepening divides and giving rise to a politics of rage

The Debate Is On! A Response to Dan Drezner Reuters

The Debate Is On! A Response to Dan Drezner

A colleague of mine contends that complex social factors are not a significant aspect of IR theory. Here's why he's wrong.

Notes on the Rise of China Reuters

Notes on the Rise of China

For all China's potential, it faces very real obstacles that it might not be ready to acknowledge

The New Foreign-Policy Frontier Reuters

The New Foreign-Policy Frontier

A rapidly changing world requires news ways of thinking, and new tools for understanding and engaging with societies as well as governments

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