Daniel W. Drezner

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The race for money for the 2016 presidential campaign has begun. It’s going to be a long campaign.

  • Dec 17, 2014

The savvy thing to say about Russia’s plummeting economy is that it will cause Putin to lash out. Is there another possibility?

  • Dec 16, 2014

I’ve consulted for the CIA in the past. In the wake of the Senate’s torture report, will I choose to do so again in the future?

  • Dec 15, 2014

Some conservatives are claiming that the mainstream media failed to do its job on allegations of campus rape. Are they right?

  • Dec 12, 2014

Michel Foucault is usually thought of as an intellectual hero of the left. But it turns out he’s far more useful for the right.

  • Dec 11, 2014

To reinforce an American taboo against torture will require arguments about efficacy as well as ethics.

  • Dec 10, 2014

What was the best writing about the global political economy in 2014?

  • Dec 9, 2014

Intelligence officials say the publication of the Senate’s torture report will motivate attacks on Americans. Let’s think about the logic required for this to be true.

  • Dec 8, 2014

What’s happening at the New Republic might be a parable about successful investors moving into less successful areas of endeavor.

  • Dec 5, 2014

Will there be political themes in the new Star Wars trilogy? Probably, yes. Should there be? That’s a debatable question.

  • Dec 4, 2014
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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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