Daniel W. Drezner

Sometimes a factual error is just a factual error

I've spent a rather alarming portion of this week wading into intellectual pissing matches, so I'm loath to respond to Michael Kinsley's response to last ...

Daniel W. Drezner

The worst piece of conventional wisdom you will read this year

Paul Krugman is a very smart and very annoying person. Over the past few years he's been hammering away at political and economic advocates for ...

Daniel W. Drezner

When foreign policy pundits analyze Santa Claus

December 25th is a time of love, gifts, prayers... and thinking long and hard about Santa Claus as an actor in world politics.  Sure, one ...

Daniel W. Drezner

A maturity test for America’s foreign policy community

Every five years or so the National Intelligence Council releases a Global Trends report about what the world will look like a generation from today.  The ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Everything you despise about the U.S. foreign policy community in a single story — and why it’s not that big of a deal

As Blake Hounshell noted over at Passport, there was a story earlier this week in the Washington Post's Style section that's just the perfect mix of ...

Daniel W. Drezner

The signal, the noise and the 2012 U.S. election

Your humble blogger is headed to the United Kingdom this week to give a few talks and generally escape the election and post-election frenzy.  Blogging ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Does the international affairs community need some Razzies?

Your humble blogger was innocently surfing the web yesterday when someone linked to Niall Ferguson's latest Newsweek column.  Now even though I've warned everyone -- repeatedly ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Diary of a wimpy Sunday morning pundit

In a futile determined effort to expand his public intellectual brand, your humble blogger was on the Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC for about an ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Intellectual power and responsibility in an age of superstars

In the last few weeks, Fareed Zakaria and Niall Ferguson have found themselves at the centers of controversy. As someone who has written a thing ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Since everyone else is fact-checking Niall Ferguson this week…

Your humble blogger has fiercely resisted getting drawn into the scrum regarding Niall Ferguson's Newsweek jeremiad against Barack Obama.  I kinda already said my piece ...

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