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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shakes hands on January 14, 2015 with US State Secretary John Kerry in Geneva. Zarif said on January 14 that his meeting with his US counterpart was vital for progress on talks on Tehran's contested nuclear drive. Under an interim deal agreed in November 2013, Iran's stock of fissile material has been diluted from 20 percent enriched uranium to five percent, in exchange for limited sanctions relief.   AFP PHOTO / POOL / RICK WILKING        (Photo credit should read RICK WILKING/AFP/Getty Images) 0

A Debate on the Iran Deal

Curious about the nuclear deal with Iran? Listen to both sides, as my colleague and friend, Nathan Gonzalez, debates Robert Kaufman on the merits of the final agreement at the following link: Obama says Iran deal...

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First thoughts on Bogotá

I just returned from spending two weeks in Bogotá conducting interviews for my dissertation research on Colombia’s economic and security relations with Venezuela. It was my first time south of the U.S. border, and...

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2015 Resolutions

The pleasant disruption of the holidays have been a chance to break bad habits and establish new ones. Here are my goals for 2015. Write Everyday: I am pretty sure every ABD (all but...

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My Favorite Podcasts: 2014 Edition

After learning that a dear friend of mine just discovered the existence of podcasts and considering my own passionate devotion to them, I decided they were the perfect topic to break my writer’s block...