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How to Get Tenure

The top ten things junior faculty need to know — and why it should matter to the rest of us.

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Why Angus Deaton Deserved the Nobel Prize in Economics

For development economists like me, Deaton was a revolutionary and a visionary.

Best Defense

What the hell happened at NDU?

A best defense columnist looks back at the National Defense University.

Voice

The Mind and Milieu of John Steinbruner

Remembering a generous mentor, a prodigious scholar, and a bold thinker who contemplated the bad decisions that could get us all killed.

Shadow Government

Rescuing George Shultz, the Best Secretary of State You’ve Never Heard Of

What if America had a remarkably effective secretary of state, yet almost 95 percent of international relations professors didn’t know it? That may sound like ...

The South Asia Channel

Afghan Election Audit Will Take Two More Weeks; Sharif Asks Army For Help In Islamabad; Modi Combats ‘Financial Untouchability’

Editors Note: The South Asia Channel will not be publishing a daily brief on Monday, September 1, 2014 in honor of Labor Day. We will ...

Foreign Policy

If Op-Eds Faced Peer Review

Higher education is in a state of flux in the United States.  At the beginning of this year it was all "MOOCs, MOOCs, MOOCs!!!" and ...

Stephen M. Walt

The New Foreign Policy Sobriety

FP colleague Dan Drezner has a good post up on the recent Council on Foreign Relations/Pew poll of U.S. attitudes toward foreign policy, which shows ...

Stephen M. Walt

The Embarrassing Debate Over the ‘War on Terror’

Are you as frustrated as I am by the whole discussion of terrorism in U.S. national security discourse? Given the billions of dollars that have ...

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