Daniel W. Drezner

The liberal internationalism of U.S. higher education

Yesterday Jackson Diehl wrote quite the jeremiad against American universities.  Not a Walter Russell Mead it's-the-end-of-higher-education-as-we-know-it one either.  Diehl's beef is the extent to which ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Why Sino-American interdependence will give me a splitting headache for the next two months…

I should be really pleased with Thomas Friedman's column today.  Entitled "In MItt's World," Friedman pens a substantive column criticizing Romney's foreign policy rhetoric to ...

Daniel W. Drezner

An open letter to the rest of the world concerning the 2012 U.S. presidential election

Yesterday your humble blogger gave a talk about the state of the 2012 presidential race to a group of really rich people international institutional investors.  ...

Daniel W. Drezner

The Flitter Warning

Periodically, Reuters' Emily Flitter files a story on the Sino-American financial relationship that contains great reporting.  Unfortunately, analysts and pundits often take that reporting and ...

Daniel W. Drezner

The big dogs that have not barked in the Chen Guangcheng case

There's a lot that's happened over the past week with respect to Chen Guangcheng's status, and your humble blogger could write a 5,000 word essay ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Will geopolitics bail out the United States?

After last night's stunningly useless set of speeches, I'd put the odds of the U.S. not raising the debt ceiling by August 2nd at 1 ...

Daniel W. Drezner

An FTA that makes me queasy

To date, your humble blogger has never meet a free-trade agreement (FTA) he didn't like.  Sure, in a perfect world I'd like to see the ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Gone testifying

For those three readers not transfixed by today's Healthcareapalooza:  your humble blogger is in Washington, DC today to talk China-watchers down off the ledge testify before ...

Daniel W. Drezner

The puzzle palace of Chinese preferences

So, you might have heard that Google is having a spot of trouble in China -- and is threatening to pull out of the Middle Kingdom ...

Daniel W. Drezner

On Norman Angell and Thomas Friedman

My latest commentary for Marketplace looks at Russia, Georgia, and the Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention.  The title says, "Trade may not deter Russia ...

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