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INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Commentary: Why Kim Jong Un wanted the Korea talks

Peter Apps wrote for Reuters about how recent diplomatic moves by Kim Jong Un fit into his larger strategy


OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
The House Intelligence Committee’s Section 702 Bill is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Sharon Bradford-Franklin wrote for Just Security about the House Intelligence Committee's bill to reauthorize FISA Section 702.


POLITICAL REFORM
All Politics Is Local

Hollie Russon Gilman and Elena Souris wrote about new, more inclusive models of civic engagement on the local level for Washington Monthly.


POLITICAL REFORM
Virginia clarifies the case against winner-take-all democracy

On Vox, Lee Drutman wrote about the problems in our electoral system the Virginia decision highlights.


EDUCATION POLICY
Frigid Baltimore City Schools: The Racism We Haven't Confronted

Janie Carnock wrote for CNN about classrooms of freezing children of color in Baltimore City.


POLITICAL REFORM
The Case for Proportional Voting

EDUCATION POLICY
NCLB Sounded Tougher on Accountability Than It Actually Was and Yet It Was Still Demonized

Conor P. Williams wrote for the 74 Million on the 15th anniversary of No Child Left Behind's passage.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
The President's Tweet Is Not A Game-Changer In U.S.-Pakistan Relations

Shamila Chaudhary wrote for NPR about how President Trump's recent tweet on US aid to Pakistan fits into broader US-Pakistani relations


POLITICAL REFORM
There is no separation of powers without divided government

Lee Drutman wrote a Vox article about how partisanship is currently threatening our separation of powers system.


POLITICAL REFORM
Trump’s Tweet Won’t Start a Nuclear War — But the Real Danger Is Still Terrifying

Heather Hurlburt wrote her take on Trump's latest North Korea tweets for New York Magazine.


FELLOWS
British-Iranian journalist Ramita Navai on Iran protests: “We have to be really careful about using the term ‘revolution'”

Azadeh Moaveni to Jon Snow on Channel 4 News about young Iranians' grievances and the Trump Administration's reneging on the nuclear deal.


FELLOWS
The Digital Poorhouse

Virginia Eubanks had a lengthy excerpt of her new book, Automating Inequality, published in the January edition of Harper's Magazine: