October 2017

JPL NASA blog | October 31, 2017

Dear Frankendawns, Skeledawns, and all other Dawn-or-Treaters,

By Marc Rayman Dawn's long and productive expedition in deep space is about to enter a new phase. > Read more

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European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) | October 26, 2017

Towards a post-American Europe?

ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses the state of the transatlantic relations with Jan Techau, director of the Richard Holbrook Forum at the American Academy in Berlin. The podcast was recorded…

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European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) | October 25, 2017

The End of the World #13: Interview with Anu Bradford

In this new episode of our summer series, ECFR's director Mark Leonard talks with Anu Bradford about the EU's global power and how it successfully exports its influence to the…

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Political Science Articles, Inquiries Journa | October 24, 2017

Facts, Beliefs, and the Brain: How Propaganda, Ideology, and Donald Trump Inhabit the Group Mind

By Anthony R. Brunello - “Though aimed at blue-state sophisticates, these shows are an unintended but powerful form of propaganda for conservatives. When Republicans see these harsh jokes—which echo down…

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Political Science Articles, Inquiries Journa | October 23, 2017

Tracing the Success of Soft Power in the US State Department’s Future Leaders Exchange Program

By Leyla R. Latypova - The United States government started exploring the soft power potential of student and scholar exchange programs as early as 1908, with the establishment of the…

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European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) | October 20, 2017

What did we learn from China's Party Congress?

ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses the major takeways from China's 19th Party Congress with ECFR’s head of Asia & China programme François Godement and China expert Jérôme Doyon. The podcast…

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Political Science Articles, Inquiries Journa | October 19, 2017

The Value and Benefit of an Enlightened People for the Continuity of Democratic Societies

By Rocco A. Astore - Political philosophers and theorists alike continue to debate if more enlightened populations would be of value or not. This piece will contribute to that dispute…

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Forum for Social Economics | October 19, 2017

From Primitive Accumulation to Modernized Poverty: Examining Flush toilets through the Four Invaluation Processes

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Conflict Management and Peace Science | October 18, 2017

WITHDRAWN: Economic sanctions and the dynamics of terrorist campaigns1

Conflict Management and Peace Science, Ahead of Print.

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European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) | October 13, 2017

Iran Deal: Keep Calm and Carry On?

ECFR’s director Mark Leonard talks with ECFR’s head of MENA programme Ruth Citrin and Iran expert Ellie Geranmayeh about the consequences of Trump's decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal…

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European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) | October 12, 2017

The End of the World #12: Interview with Joseph Nye

In this new episode of our summer series, ECFR's director Mark Leonard talks with Joseph Nye about power and multilateral institutions. Joseph Nye is a Harvard University Professor and the…

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European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) | October 6, 2017

Brexit negotiations: going nowhere?

ECFR’s Anthony Dworkin is joined by Gary Gibbon, the political editor of Channel 4 News, and Susi Dennison, the head of ECFR's European Power programme, to discuss what the Tories,…

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JPL NASA blog | October 6, 2017

Planet Nine

By Amanda Hendrix The super Earth that came home for dinner > Read more

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European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) | October 3, 2017

The End of the World #11: Interview with Kelly Greenhill

In this unusual episode of our End of the World series, ECFR's Anthony Dworkin is talking about the migration crisis with Kelly Greenhill, who is an Associate Professor of Political…

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