Americans Vote on More Than a President in November
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Why Tuesday Will be ‘Super’ in the U.S.
The U.S. presidential race enters a new phase on March 3. It’s like the difference between sipping tea an...Mar 3, 2020VIEW
Why Iowa? Understanding Presidential Primaries
Iowa and New Hampshire represent a tiny portion of the American electorate, yet candidates for the two ma...Feb 4, 2020VIEW
Yama Sakura 77: U.S. and Japan’s Annual Military Drill
U.S. and Japanese forces wrapped up a weeklong training exercise on December 16 called Yama Sakura 77 tha...Jan 3, 2020VIEW
Japanese Manga Comic Tells Story of Uighur Oppression
A Japanese artist used comic book storytelling to draw attention to the Chinese Communist Party’s persecu...Dec 31, 2019VIEW
States’ Power is Key to U.S. System
The United States’ federal system of government entrusts individual states with important powers, such as...Aug 20, 2019VIEW
What Is the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy?
The United States describes its Indo-Pacific strategy as “an iron-clad and enduring commitment to” a regi...Jul 31, 2019VIEW
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U.S. Presidential Visits to Japan
U.S. President Donald J. Trump is scheduled to visit Japan in May 2019. Since former President Gerald For...May 17, 2019VIEW
Firsts from the 2018 Elections
The 2018 midterm elections saw history-making firsts across the country: a record-setting number of women...Dec 6, 2018VIEW
What Are Midterm Elections, and Why Are They Important?
U.S. presidential elections are big news worldwide every four years. But what happens in the midterm elec...Oct 22, 2018VIEW
How a Bill Becomes Law
The U.S. presidency and both chambers of the legislature are currently controlled by Republicans — one of...Jul 24, 2018VIEW
Meet Mike Pompeo, the New Secretary of State
Few Americans possess a resume as varied as that of Mike Pompeo: first in his class at West Point, an edi...May 2, 2018VIEW
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Presidential Libraries Are More Than Books And Paper
Visitors to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, get a chance to see up clo...Apr 5, 2018VIEW