Blog Profile / Daniel W. Drezner

Filed Under:News / International Affairs
Posts on Regator:878
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Archived Since:March 19, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Can You Write a Novel on Twitter?

The quest to write the next great work of literature, 140 characters at a time.

A Surprising History of Turkey in America

How do you get from Christopher Columbus to Butterball by way of Constantinople? Just ask Ataturk.

The Few, the Rich: Chinese Who Like Uncle Sam

They still see the U.S. as a beacon for democracy, while young urbanites prefer to channel Beijing's anger.

Don't FARC This Up

Colombia is closer than ever to ending its fight with leftist guerrillas. But is it about to let a few spoilers ruin everything? 

The Closer

With the Iran talks coming down to the wire, the administration is bringing former White House aide Jake Sullivan back from Yale to help sell Congress on a potential nuclear deal.

Putin's Reinforcements Have Arrived

Sophisticated new weapons are arriving in the contested battlefields of eastern Ukraine, signalling that a dangerous new phase of conflict may be underway.

The Only Sultan I've Ever Known

Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the man who built modern, moderate Oman, may be on his deathbed. Omanis hope for the best and fear what could come next.

China and the United States Are Preparing for War

Despite the Obama-Xi handshake deal, the probability of confrontation will only heighten as long as the PLA remains a black box.

If a Tree Falls Without a Permit...

One year after Typhoon Haiyan wreaked havoc across the Philippines, the country is turning to illegal loggers to help bring one of its most important industries back from the brink.

8 Things That Were Better in East Germany

Remembering the "glory days" of nudity, breast milk, and recycling 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Xi's In the Money

Asian countries are wary about Beijing's growing power, and happy that America's made a forceful stand in the region. But China still brings home the bacon.

The World This Week in Photos

Shiites mark Ashura; Russian soldiers prepare for a parade; and a debutante ball in London.

A President Riding off into the Sunset?

Three reasons why President Obama isn't about to be a second-term foreign policy free-ranger.

Islamic State's 'Shock and Awe' Campaign Fuels Global Jihad, U.N. Says

Defeating he terrorist army in Iraq and Syria may not be enough to prevent the Islamic State from replacing al Qaeda as the world's most dangerous militant group. 

Why Can't the Pentagon Kill the Islamic State's Top Commanders?

The U.S. military takes out terrorist leaders around the world, but it's been unable to cut the head off of the Islamic State.

The Midterm's Mantra of Fear and Loathing

Don’t kid yourselves; from the Islamic State to Ukraine to Iran, foreign policy mattered in Tuesday's elections.

The Fiery Fall of Burkina Faso’s ‘Beautiful Blaise’

The leader, who, for decades, avoided the uprisings that dislodged neighboring strongmen from power, finally met his political end.

‘Indefinite Resurrection’

Who are the Umbrella Movement protesters remaining on the streets of Hong Kong? 

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