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2014-2015 Tower Center Faculty Fellowships Awarded to Dr. Wegrean and Dr. Manzetti

The John G. Tower Center for Political Studies has awarded two faculty fellowships for the 2014-2015 academic year: Dr. Stephen K. Wegren, Professor of Political Science, has been awarded a Colin Powell Global Order and Foreign Policy Fellowship to analyze … Continue reading

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Sionaidh Douglas-Scott | Els catalans continuareu essent europeus passi el que passi

This news story first appeared on October 31, 2014. Tower Center Fellow, Sionaidh Douglas-Scott is a Professor of European and Human Rights Law, University of Oxford. Els catalans continuareu essent europeus passi el que passi By Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, El Temps; November, 2014 Per descomptat, i la … Continue reading

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Yuval Weber | Will Lustration Help or Hinder Ukrainian Reform?

This news story first appeared on October 31, 2014. For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Yuval Weber is an assistant professor in the Department of World Economy and International Affairs at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics in … Continue reading

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Shlomo Weber & Yuval Weber | Будет ли украинская люстрация похожа на иракскую?

This news story first appeared on October 31, 2014. For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Shlomo Weber is the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Trustee Professor of Economics, SMU. Tower Center Associate, Yuval Weber is an assistant professor in the Department of … Continue reading

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Neil Foley | The Changing Face Of America (KERA THINK)

This news story first appeared on November 3, 2014. For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Neil Foley is the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Chair in History at SMU. The Changing Face Of America THINK, KERA; November 3, 2014 By 2050, … Continue reading

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Joshua Rovner: Nevermind ISIS and Putin — Asia matters more to U.S. strategy

This news story first appeared on November 4, 2014. For more information, click here. Nevermind ISIS and Putin — Asia matters more to U.S. strategy By Joshua Rovner, The Dallas Morning News; November 4, 2014 The grisly war with the Islamic State and … Continue reading

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Building Research Bridges in Mexico

Building Research Bridges in Mexico By Edward T. Rincón, Ph.D., Associate Member SMU Tower Center for Political Studies Learning About U.S. Marketing Trends: While Mexico is often the subject of inquiry by U.S. scholars, you may be surprised to know … Continue reading

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Canada boosts oil exports, but U.S. missing the boat

This news story first appeared on October 16, 2014. For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Bernard L. Weinstein is associate director of the Maguire Energy Institute and an adjunct professor of business economics in the Cox School of Business at SMU. Canada … Continue reading

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Political Science and Policy: It Ain’t Just Academic

This news story first appeared on September 29, 2014. For more information click here. Paul Avey is a postdoctoral fellow at the Tower Center for Political Studies. Political Science and Policy: It Ain’t Just Academic By Paul Avey, War on the Rocks; September … Continue reading

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Student Blog – Anika Reza | “After Al Qaeda” Event Report

Modern American grand strategy is frequently heavily disputed and criticized by academics, scholars, and the American public in general. Many argue that the Obama administration has lacked a sufficient grand strategy in recent times but others disagree. I regard the … Continue reading

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