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Fr. Ted Said… Peacebuilding & Security: Michael Desch

Michael Desch is Packey J. Dee Professor of International Affairs and Founding Director of the Notre Dame International Security Center. He has written widely on American foreign...

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U.S. Democratic Health in Stable Condition, According to New Democratic Virtues Index

In a current political environment that some view as divisive and extremely partisan, a new Democratic Virtues Index from the University of Notre Dame’s Rooney Center for the...

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Prominent Women in Political Office Boost Female Candidates down Ballot, New Research Finds

The presence of a prominent female officeholder has a positive effect on the number of women running for lower offices in her state, according to new research by University of...

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Political Scientist Patrick J. Deneen on Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick J. Deneen holds a B.A. in English literature and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Rutgers University. He worked at the US Information Agency as a speechwriter and special...

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Views from the West Wing: How Global Trends Shape U.S. Foreign Policy

Throughout history, U.S. presidential Chiefs of Staff have held a front row seat to some of the most important and influential events in our nation’s history — from tense...

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Asia and the US Elections

The 2016 US Presidential election is full of issues that affect our relationship with nations in Asia, including trade and security. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), China’s...

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What Judges Want: Goals and Personalities on the U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court justices are often viewed as rational actors who strategically pursue multiple goals, including policy influence, collegiality, and leisure. Yet these models...

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Notre Dame Boston Massacre Trial Re-Enactment

In this video, Notre Dame and Boston College law students make final arguments in a re-imagining of the Boston Massacre Trial 245 years ago, celebrating the importance of the...

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ISIS and U.S. Strategy

Join Notre Dame Political Science Chair Michael Desch for an exploration of the threat posed by ISIS and an analysis of the United States government’s response.

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