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Politics 101 Archive: March 2009


  • A Korean snapshot

    SEOUL--Wrapping up a week-long tour, here are the highlights from a Harvard Kennedy School Korea Caucus trip. Published March 28 2009

  • Notes on Korea

    Wrapping up a weeklong tour, here are the highlights from a Harvard Kennedy School Korea Caucus trip. Published March 28 2009

  • Free speech in Korea?

    SEOUL--Two high-profile cases of press freedom on the Korean peninsula are garnering much media attention around the word. Published March 22 2009

  • Penn: it's the economy

    Mark Penn, a strategist for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, told a Harvard crowd that the future of the Democratic Party hinges on President Obama's success or failure in reviving a flailing economy. Published March 16 2009

  • Afghan ambassador calls for 'bribery' of Taliban

    During a speech at the Harvard Kennedy School, Said Jawad, ambassador from Afghanistan to the United States, said moderate members of the Taliban can be wooed over through persuasive means such as "bribery" or "coercion." Published March 11 2009

  • Obama leans heavily on Harvard to fill slots

    President Obama has plucked at least a dozen professors from Harvard University for his administration, tapping a resource on which presidents with wide-ranging ideologies have relied heavily for nearly a century. Published March 9 2009

  • Utah governor helps out S.C. candidate

    Perhaps seeking to make a few friends that could help him out should he run for president in 2012, Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman is sowing seeds in the key primary state of South Carolina. Published March 6 2009

  • Study: political security dependent on women's treatment

    A new study by professor Valerie Hudson suggests that the better women are treated in a country, the more peaceful and secure that country is. Published March 3 2009