- Henry Farrell and Abe Newman have a new piece at Foreign Affairs Online on the NSA’s surveillance of European Union officials. They argue, among other things, that: “For the last several years, those interested in promoting intelligence sharing with the United States have been winning. If European governments now decide to curtail that cooperation — a decision that seems increasingly likely — Washington will have only itself to blame.”
- International water law and the slide toward conflict over the Nile.
- Brent Sasley offers “some thoughts on the EU decision to separate Israel from the West Bank.”
- Emerging markets aren’t doing so well right now.
- Private Kuwaiti actors and the Syrian civil war.
- David Ucko looks at the merits of negotiating with the Taliban.
- Who among us reads most of the material that we cite? Not many, according to this study (via Peter Schouten).
- Journal of Experimental Political Science now open for submissions in grand publishing experiment. Indeed, I expect Josh Tucker and Rebecca Morton to conduct lots of internal experiments on the peer-review process.