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By Richard N. Haass - Oct 27,2018
NEW YORK — Some 25 years ago, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a Harvard professor who in the course of his career served as United States ambassador to the United Nations and a US senator from New York, coined the phrase “Defining Deviancy Down”.
By Richard N. Haass - Aug 15,2018
NEW YORK — Now that Turkey is at loggerheads with its erstwhile ally, the United States, the country’s currency crisis has morphed into a political problem of the first order.
By Richard N. Haass - Jul 31,2018
NEW YORK — US President Donald Trump’s summits with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki are history, as is the G-7 summit in Quebec and the NATO summit in Brussels.
By Richard N. Haass - Mar 31,2018
NEW YORK — The Cold War lasted four decades, in many ways both beginning and ending in Berlin.
By Richard N. Haass - Mar 25,2018
NEW DELHI — After a run of nearly one thousand years, quipped the French philosopher and writer Voltaire, the fading Holy Roman Empire was neither holy nor Roman nor an empire.
By Richard N. Haass - Nov 07,2017
US President Donald Trump is spending nearly two weeks in Asia, visiting Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.
By Richard N. Haass - Oct 17,2017
US President Donald Trump has announced what was long anticipated: that he will not certify that Iran is complying with the July 2015 “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” (JCPOA) signed by the United States, China, Russia, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Iran.
By Richard N. Haass - Aug 16,2017
It is too soon to know whether and how the challenge posed by North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes will be resolved.
By Richard N. Haass - Mar 08,2017
For nearly four centuries, since the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 ended the Thirty Years’ War in Europe, the concept of sovereignty — the right of countries to an independent existence and autonomy — has formed the core of the international order.And for good reason: as we have se
By Richard N. Haass - Mar 05,2017
In a world of disarray, the Middle East stands apart.The post-World War I order is unravelling in much of the region. The people of Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Libya have paid an enormous price.But it is not just the present and future of the region that has been affected.



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