John D. Steinbruner

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Lessons for Iran from the Greek debt negotiations

Two deadlines loom on June 30: 1) Agreement between Greece and the EU, the European Central Bank (ECB), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on an extension of the program of continuing loans in exchange…

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The Daily Star: “We procrastinate”—Obama’s Debacle in Syria — Update #9 (March 9)

The Daily Star (Beirut) has been one of the absolute best sources for reliable and up-to-date information on what is going on in Syria, and on the broader significance of events. Today’s Editorial (March 9)…

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The “Rational Actor” Fallacy and Stopping Syria’s Atrocities—Obama’s Debacle in Syria — Update #8 (March 9)

“There are times, such as when a man or a group of men are in the act of firing weapons to kill innocent civilians, when it is necessary to halt the killing through means other…