Happy Dog Takes on the World: Foreign Threats and the 2020 Election

The challenges facing contemporary democracies are unprecedented. The rise of foreign interference in the spread of disinformation, the fragility of cybersecurity, and questions of electoral integrity have recently forced us to reevaluate our conception of national security. And that was before the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe. With less than 100 days to the 2020 […]


Happy Dog Takes on the World: The Next President’s Foreign Policy Inbox

Regardless of which candidate prevails on November 8, the next President of the United States (U.S.) will inherit a complicated international landscape and mounting global problems. The Syrian civil war shows no signs of ending, with a U.S. brokered cease-fire having recently failed and ISIS continuing attacks in the Middle East and around the globe. […]


Transparency in Government

This project, designed for local government officials from Italy, will enhance the visitors’ understanding of the U.S. political system, including elections, campaign finance, and mechanisms to promote transparency and good governance.  Visitors will examine the role of citizen participation in government and best practices to increase and enhance their participation; explore best practices in promoting local […]

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