Daniel W. Drezner

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The day after the grand jury decision, where do we go from here?

  • Nov 25, 2014

Iran and the P5+1 agree to another deadline extension. Is this good for the nuclear talks?

  • Nov 24, 2014

Conservatives are correct about the role that manners and customs play in enforcing good behavior. But what if the customs are bad ones?

  • Nov 21, 2014

The CIA is thinking about reorganizing itself. Does this affect anyone outside of Katherine Heigl?

  • Nov 20, 2014

A visit to West Point can make some very confident about the utility of force. Those people should read something from West Point’s founding father.

  • Nov 19, 2014

Why won’t these zombie authoritarian regimes just die already?!

  • Nov 18, 2014

China has launched a number of multilateral initiatives. The United States should not panic about them.

  • Nov 17, 2014

Jonathan Gruber said the one thing you can’t say in public about American voters.

  • Nov 14, 2014

Most APEC summits are snoozers. This one turned out to be a Very Big Deal.

  • Nov 12, 2014

The Democrats have a thin bench when it comes to domestic governance. But if the GOP wins in 2016, their foreign policy crew will look pretty ragged.

  • Nov 10, 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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