Saturday, August 27, 2016
  1. Reviving Arms Control in Europe

    Frank-Walter Steinmeier

    Reviving Arms Control in Europe

     proposes measures to bridge the widening divide between the West and Russia.

    Newsart for Reviving Arms Control in Europe Armend Nimani/AFP/Getty Images

    Russia has violated basic principles of peace – territorial integrity, free choice of alliances, and recognition of international law – that are non-negotiable for the West. But the West must likewise be united in seeking to avoid an upward spiral of antagonism and confrontation. READ MORE

  2. Colombia’s Gift to the World

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Colombia’s Gift to the World

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     applauds President Juan Manuel Santos for his innovative approach to making peace with the FARC.

    Newsart for Colombia’s Gift to the World Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images

    After four long years of talks in Havana, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has negotiated an end to his government’s armed conflict with the FARC guerrillas. The peace accord not only ends a six-decade conflict, but also establishes a new diplomatic model for peace processes everywhere. READ MORE

  3. Trump’s Pro-ISIS Foreign Policy

    Fawaz A. Gerges
  4. The Foundations of Pacific Stability

    Eric K. Fanning
  5. An OPEC for Migrant Labor?

    Sami Mahroum

    An OPEC for Migrant Labor?

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     thinks a cartel for labor exporters would bring order to an industry often mired in controversy.

    Newsart for An OPEC for Migrant Labor? Sam Tarling/Corbis/Getty Images

    OPEC succeeded in protecting its members’ shared interests that they could not protect individually, and it shows that when a market has structural distortions, political tools and collective action can be more effective than public policy. The migrant-labor market is not so different from the oil market. READ MORE

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