Senior Fellow Timothy Edgar on Lawfare, "Who might serve on such a European counterterrorism commission? Members should have the stature to demand answers from European security agencies and command the respect of the public."
Sarah Besky in Cultural Anthropology, "Small tea growers are now able to supply tea at cheaper prices than plantations. Unlike plantation companies, small growers are not legally obligated to provide workers with medical facilities, food rations, firewood, and housing."
Mark Blyth, professor of political science, commented on an article about the corruption scandals threatening to end the political careers of Brazil and South Africa's leaders, Dilma Rousseff and Jacob Zuma.
Stephen Kinzer in The Boston Globe, "Only Sanders is truly skeptical of what American intervention can accomplish. He has shown himself to be just as far outside the Washington consensus on foreign policy as he is on domestic policy."
Watson Postdoctoral Fellow Deepak Lamba-Nieves moderated a panel hosted by the Center for the New Economy (CNE) at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on how fiscal responsibility laws could present an option to effectively solve Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis.
Peter Andreas on Brink, "For the most part, transnational organized crime is a fuzzy new term for an old practice: smuggling. At base, much of what makes the business of organized crime transnational involves some form of profit-driven trade across borders. How transnational, organized and criminal the trade is tends to depend on the legal and financial risks."