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  • Why Tunisia Revolt Could be Huge
    January 17, 2010
    "To appreciate what has happened in Tunisia, consider one elemental fact: in 60 years, there has never been one case of a successful, popular revolt toppling an Arab regime. On the contrary, despite periodic legitimacy crises, Arab autocracies have demonstrated a remarkable capacity for self-preservation."

    Daniel Brumberg, associate professor of government, on the revolt in Tunisia.

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    Source: CNN

  • What the U.S. and Other Democracies Must Make Clear to China
    January 16, 2010
    "When Chinese President Hu Jintao visits Washington this week, there will be lots of ruffles and flourishes. Both governments will refer to the "positive, cooperative and comprehensive" relationship they seek to build. There is nothing wrong with positive diplomacy, but President Obama should not shy away from highlighting an area where the United States and China sharply diverge: political values. "

    Michael Green, associate professor of foreign service, co-wrote an op-ed on Chinese President Hu Jintao's first visit in five years to the United States.
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    Source: The Washington Post

  • Obama Lagging Behind Other Presidents in Shaping Federal Bench
    January 13, 2010
    "I think the answer is somewhere in between. In many ways, it's not a partisan issue. It's a trains-running-on-time issue."

    Viet Dinh, professor of law, on the need for more federal judges.
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    Source: (San Jose, Calif.) Mercury News

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