Daniel W. Drezner

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The roiling debate over the color of the dress illustrates just how hard it is to agree on anything in world politics.

  • Feb 27, 2015

China makes a move that’s detrimental to Western tech companies. But it’s likely detrimental to China as well

  • Feb 26, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu thinks that he has to destroy the US-Israeli bilateral relationship in order to save it.

  • Feb 25, 2015

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  • Feb 23, 2015

The author asked his son to evaluate how well the 1980s coming-of-age classic resonates with modern teens.

  • Feb 20, 2015

As the 2016 campaign heats up, some thoughts about the last two years of Obama’s foreign policy.

  • Feb 19, 2015

Do you need a college degree to have a successful career? No, but it really, really helps.

  • Feb 17, 2015

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Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) is professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. Prior to Fletcher, he taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has previously held positions with Civic Education Project, the RAND Corporation and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and received fellowships from the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Harvard University. Drezner has written five books, including All Politics is Global and Theories of International Politics and Zombies, and edited two others, including Avoiding Trivia. He has published articles in numerous scholarly journals as well as in several newspapers and magazines. He has been a contributing editor for Foreign Policy and The National Interest. He received his B.A. in political economy from Williams College and an M.A. in economics and Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University. His blog was named by Time as one of the 25 best blogs of 2012. His newest book is The System Worked: How the World Stopped Another Great Depression.
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