Amateur Sports Act (1978)
Civil War in
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
and Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty (1979)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
small adversaries of
stimulus plan in (2009)
at time of independence
unfavorable views of
US P-4 program
Military: allowing uprisings; Protest; Revolutions/ rebellions;
United States: Agency for International Development
Van de Walle, Nicolas
Venice, Republic of
middle-class swing voters
as nominal selectorate
Wars war crimes
Wayman, Robert P.
purges of members
replacement of members
World Cup Finals
World Trade Organization (WTO)
World War I
World War II
World Trade Organization
Yukos oil company
Zardari, Asif Ali
Zawahiri, Ayman al-
Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) and Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU)
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita is the Julius Silver Professor of Politics and Director of the Alexander Hamilton Center for Political Economy at New York University and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Through his New Yorkâbased consulting firm, he has served as an adviser to the US government on national security matters and to numerous corporations on questions related to forecasting and engineering outcomes in negotiations. Bueno de Mesquita received his doctorate in political science from the University of Michigan in 1971. From 2001â2002, he was President of the International Studies Association. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Council on Foreign Relations, and has been a Guggenheim Fellow. Bueno de Mesquita is the author of 16 books, more than 120 articles, and numerous pieces in the
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International Herald Tribune
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Alastair Smith is Professor of Politics at New York University. He previously taught at Washington University in St. Louis and at Yale University. He has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Rochester and a BA in Chemistry from Oxford University. Smith, the recipient of three grants from the National Science Foundation, was chosen as the 2005 Karl Deutsch Award winner, given biennially to the best international relations scholar under the age of 40. In 1997â1998 he was selected as a National Fellow by the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
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