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The Importance of Providing U.S. Food Aid during Egypt’s Ongoing Political Crisis
by Brett D. Schaefer, Anthony B. Kim
July 15, 2013 (IB 3988)

Strengthen the Coast Guard’s Presence in the Arctic
by Brian Slattery and Luke Coffey
April 2, 2013 (IB 3889)

United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Mali: Only After Stability Is Restored
by Morgan Lorraine Roach and Brett D. Schaefer
February 12, 2013 (IB 3850)

Hagel, Kerry, and Brennan Senate Confirmation Hearings: U.S. Policy on Arctic Security
by Luke Coffey
January 24, 2013 (IM 3840)

Hagel, Kerry, and Brennan Senate Confirmation Hearings: U.S. Policy on Sub-Saharan Africa
by Morgan Lorraine Roach and Brett D. Schaefer
January 18, 2013 (IB 3838)

Mali: Military Force Is Not the Solution
by Morgan Lorraine Roach
December 21, 2012 (IB 3809)

The U.S. Must Rethink its Approach to the Democratic Republic of the Congo
by Morgan Lorraine Roach and Brett D. Schaefer
December 18, 2012 (IB 3806)

Argentina No Longer Deserves to Be a Major Non-NATO Ally of the U.S.
by Luke Coffey
November 26, 2012 (IB 3782)

Lessons from Benghazi: Rethinking U.S. Diplomatic Security
by James Jay Carafano, PhD, and Morgan Lorraine Roach
November 14, 2012 (IB 3774)

MANPADS on the Loose: Countering Weapons Proliferation in North Africa and the Sahel
by Morgan Lorraine Roach and Jessica Zuckerman
November 5, 2012 (IB 3763)

Fixing Mali: Stabilized Governance Should Be the Priority
by Morgan Lorraine Roach
October 16, 2012 (IB 3757)

No-Fly Zone over Syria: The Wrong Policy at the Wrong Time
by Luke Coffey and James Phillips
August 15, 2012 (IB 3702)

How the New African Union Leadership Should Improve the Organization
by Morgan Lorraine Roach and Brett D. Schaefer
July 31, 2012 (IB 3686)

American Leadership Needed for Shaping a Post-Assad Syria
by James Phillips and Luke Coffey
July 2, 2012 (IB 3654)

African Union: Transparency and Accountability Needed
by Brett D. Schaefer and Morgan Lorraine Roach
March 8, 2012 (IS 3535)

International Criminal Court Complicates Conflict Resolution in Libya
by Brett D. Schaefer
June 9, 2011 (WM 3287)

U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea Erodes U.S. Sovereignty over U.S. Extended Continental Shelf
by Steven Groves
June 7, 2011 (BG 2561)

After bin Laden: Top Five Agenda Items for Obama’s Middle East Speech
by James Jay Carafano, Ph.D., James Phillips, Sally McNamara, and Helle Dale
May 16, 2011 (WM 3257)

The Role of the United States in Southern Sudan’s Referendum
by Morgan L. Roach and Ray Walser, Ph.D.
March 16, 2011 (WM 3191)

Containing a Nuclear Iran: Difficult, Costly, and Dangerous
by Theodore Bromund and James Phillips
February 14, 2011 (BG 2517)

The Ottawa Mine Ban Convention: Unacceptable on Substance and Process
by Steven Groves and Theodore Bromund
December 13, 2010 (BG 2496)

Ratification of the Disabilities Convention Would Erode American Sovereignty
by Steven Groves
April 26, 2010 (BG 2406)

The Crimes Against Humanity Act: Another Step Toward “Universal Jurisdiction”
by Steven Groves and Brian W. Walsh
April 21, 2010 (WM 2876)

The President's Ghana Trip: Obama Should Advance Freedom in Africa
by Brett D. Schaefer
July 10, 2009 (WM 2537)

State Department Legal Adviser Nominee Harold Koh: Questions on the Role of International Law in the U.S. Legal System
by Steven Groves and Ted R. Bromund
April 27, 2009 (WM 2414)

Piracy: A Symptom of Somalia's Deeper Problems
by Brett D. Schaefer
April 17, 2009 (WM 2398)

Options for Combating Piracy in Somalia
by Brett D. Schaefer and Jena Baker McNeill
April 15, 2009 (WM 2397)

Why the United States Should Not Join the Inter-Parliamentary Union
by Ted R. Bromund
March 18, 2009 (WM 2348)

Why President Obama Should Not Attend the Alliance of Civilizations Forum
by Brett D. Schaefer
March 11, 2009 (WM 2339)

Power-Sharing in Zimbabwe: Recommendations for the Obama Administration
by Thomas M. Woods
February 12, 2009 (WM 2289)

Crisis in Congo and the Challenge for the International Community
by Thomas M. Woods
November 07, 2008 (WM 2124)

Mbeki's Ouster Opens the Door for Enhanced U.S.–South Africa Cooperation
by Thomas M. Woods and Ray Walser
September 26, 2008 (WM 2085)

Congress Should Support the U.S. Africa Command
by Brett D. Schaefer and Mackenzie Eaglen
October 1, 2008 (WM 2092)

Russia's Recognition of Independence for South Ossetia and Abkhazia Is Illegitimate: They Are Not Kosovo
by Sally McNamara
August 28, 2008 (WM 2037)

The EU Must Express Solidarity with Georgia at Its Emergency Summit
by Sally McNamara and Ariel Cohen, Ph.D.
August 27, 2008 (WM 2036)

Zimbabwe’s Enabler: How Chinese Arms Keep Mugabe in Power
by Brett D. Schaefer and John J. Tkacik, Jr.
July 16, 2008 (WM 1997)

Africa Must Confront the Growing Crisis in Zimbabwe
by Thomas M. Woods and Brett D. Schaefer
June 26, 2008 (WM 1970)

Addressing the Global Food Crisis
by Brett D. Schaefer, Ben Lieberman and Brian M. Riedl
June 26, 2008 (BG 2151)

LOST in the Arctic: The U.S. Need Not Ratify the Law of the Sea Treaty to Get a Seat at the Table
by Steven Groves
June 16, 2008 (WM 1957)

Durban II: The Administration Moves in the Right Direction
by Brett D. Schaefer
April 17, 2008 (WM 1896)

The Global Poverty Act: The Wrong Track for U.S. Aid Policy
by Ambassador Terry Miller and Brett D. Schaefer
April 1, 2008 (WM 1878)

The Battle for Basra: Britain Should Launch a Troop Surge in Iraq
by Nile Gardiner, Ph.D.
April 1, 2008 (WM 1876)

U.S. Africa Command: Challenges and Opportunities
by Brett D. Schaefer and Mackenzie Eaglen
March 21, 2008 (BG 2118)

President Bush's Trip to Africa: Solidifying U.S. Partnerships with the Region
by Brett D. Schaefer and Anthony B. Kim
February 15, 2008 (WM 1817)

Keeping PEPFAR International AIDS Relief on Target
by Brett D. Schaefer, Jennifer A. Marshall, and Daniel Patrick Moloney, Ph.D
February 13, 2008 (WM 1812)

Advancing Freedom in Burma
by Steven Groves
January 15, 2008 (BG 2099)

Kenyan Election Signals Need to Overhaul U.S. Policy Toward Nascent Democracies
by Brett D. Schaefer and Steven Groves
January 8, 2008 (WM 1769)

Advancing Freedom in Russia
by Steven Groves
November 28, 2007 (BG 2088)

The U.N. Must Stop Enabling the Burmese Regime
by Brett D. Schaefer
November 27, 2007 (WM 1710)

The World Needs Less IMF, Not More
by Brett D. Schaefer and Anthony B. Kim
October 23, 2007 (WM 1675)

Clarifying the Future of AFRICOM
by Brett D. Schaefer and Mackenzie Eaglen
September 27, 2007 (WM 1644)

Advancing Freedom in Iraq
by Steven Groves
July 30, 2007 (BG 2056)

The Foiled London Bomb Attack: A Reminder That Britain Is At War
by Nile Gardiner, Ph.D.
June 29, 2007 (WM 1532)

Preventing Repressive Regimes from Using the U.N. to Advance Their Interests
by Brett D. Schaefer and Steven Groves
May 4, 2007 (WM 1445)

Advancing Freedom in Iran
by Steven Groves
March 26, 2007 (BG 2019)

U.S. Aid Does Not Build Support at the U.N.
by Brett D. Schaefer and Anthony B. Kim
March 26, 2007 (BG 2018)

The Crisis in Zimbabwe: How the U.S. Should Respond
by Brett D. Schaefer
March 23, 2007 (WM 1407)

Creating an Africa Command: Bush Administration Makes the Right Call
by Brett D. Schaefer
February 7, 2007 (WM 1349)

Is Economic Freedom for Everyone?
by The Honorable Hernando de Soto
November 17, 2006 (HL 977)

Is Freedom for Everyone?
by Natan Sharansky
September 7, 2006 (HL 960)

Keeping the Pressure on Sudan
by Brett D. Schaefer
May 18, 2006 (WM 1085)

How the Scope of Government Shapes the Wealth of Nations
by Brett D. Schaefer
March 7, 2006 (HL 925)

How Economic Freedom Is Central to Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
by Brett D. Schaefer
February 3, 2006 (HL 922)

State of the Union 2006: America's Global Leadership
by Nile Gardiner Ph.D.
January 31, 2006 (WM 978)

Confounding the Mullahs of Iran: It’s Time for Israel to Join NATO
by John C. Hulsman & Nile Gardiner Ph.D.
January 24, 2006 (WM 966)

Promoting Economic Prosperity Through the Millenium Challenge Account
by Brett D. Schaefer
January 13, 2006 (HL 920)

Countering Iran's Nuclear Challenge
by John C. Hulsman, James A. Phillips & James J. Carafano, Ph.D.
December 14, 2005 (BG 1903)

Proposals for an Environmental Indicator for the MCA Should Be Resisted
by Brett D. Schaefer
November 14, 2005 (BG 1896)

Congress Should Fully Fund the Millennium Challenge Account
by Brett D. Schaefer
June 27, 2005 (WM 776)

A Blueprint for Paul Wolfowitz at the World Bank
by Brett D. Schaefer
June 2, 2005 (BG 1856)

The U. S. Free Trade Agreement with Central America and the Dominican Republic: How Everyone Benefits
by Brett D. Schaefer, His Excellency Tomás Dueñas, His Excellency Salvador Stadthagen, His Excellency Rene León, His Excellency Flavio Dario Espinal, His Excellency Guillermo Castillo, and John G. Murphy
April 18, 2005 (HL 872)

Wolfowitz at the World Bank
by Brett D. Schaefer
March 22, 2005 (WM 700)

Congress Should Support Extension of TPA
by Brett D. Schaefer
March 21, 2005 (EM 965)

The Bush Administration's Policy on the International Criminal Court Is Correct
by Brett D. Schaefer
March 8, 2005 (BG 1830)

Congress Should Fund the Millennium Challenge Account
by Brett D. Schaefer
March 8, 2005 (EM 963)

Why the U.S. Is Right to Support an Ad Hoc Tribunal for Darfur
by Brett D. Schaefer
February 15, 2005 (WM 665)

Congress Should Support Free Trade with Central America and the Dominican Republic
by Brett D. Schaefer & Stephen Johnson
February 8, 2005 (BG 1822)

American Generosity is Underappreciated
by Brett D. Schaefer
December 30, 2004 (WM 630)

Multilateral Economic Development Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa
by Brett D. Schaefer
December 20, 2004 (HL 858)

The U.S. Should Support Free Trade with Central America and the Dominican Republic
by Brett D. Schaefer & Stephen Johnson
September 14, 2004 (EM 941)

Free Trade by Any Means: How the Global Free Trade Alliance Enhances America's Overall Trading Strategy
by John C. Hulsman, Brett D. Schaefer & Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D.
August 10, 2004 (BG 1786)

Congress Should Cut Traditional Foreign Aid, Not the Millennium Challenge Account
by Brett D. Schaefer
July 15, 2004 (WM 537)

Forging Freedom Coalitions to Promote U.S. Priorities in the United Nations
by Brett D. Schaefer & Anthony B. Kim
July 9, 2004 (BG 1776)


Nile Gardiner
Director, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom

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Ted Bromund
Senior Research Fellow in Anglo-American Relations

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Steven Groves
Bernard and Barbara Lomas Senior Research Fellow

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Brett D. Schaefer
Jay Kingham Fellow in International Regulatory Affairs

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Luke Coffey
Margaret Thatcher Fellow

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Erica Munkwitz
Operations Coordinator

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Danial Kochis
Research Associate

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