Putin Is the Prototypical Political Opponent for U.S. Lawmakers

Huffington Blog Post

March 21, 2014

"With his bellicose rhetoric and aggressive actions in the Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin is rapidly turning himself into the most hated Russian since Ivan Drago His regime's sanctions against several White House officials and members of Congress were perhaps an attempt to counter penalties levied by United States, but they should have potent benefits as well."

GPolitical Management Updates Cirriculum

Article: GW Today

March 19, 2014

The Graduate School of Political Management will make changes to courses that will enhance the Political Management master’s program and several certificate programs beginning in the fall 2014 semester.

BBrazil Attorney General Luís Inácio Adams

Brasilia, Brazil

March 17, 2014

After a wonderful week with students in Brazil, it was wonderful to connect with other leaders in Brazil to plan an even better class in 2015 and to explore opportunities to train more Brazilian leaders in how to Make Democracy Work.  One of my visits included meeting with Brazil Attorney General Luís Inácio Adams.

SPPeak Leadership for Political Leaders - Making Democracy Work in Brazil

Speech: Rede De Acao Politica Pela Sustentabilidade

Sao Paulo, Brazil

March 10, 2014

It was great to address young leaders and supporters of Rede De Acao Politica Pela Sustentabilidade, an organization devoted to cultivating tomorrow's political talent throughout Brazil.

Seeing and Speaking 360 Degrees on Immigration

Huffington Blog Post

March 14, 2014

GSPM student Kara Dunford co-authored this piece

"Earlier this week I shared one approach to tackling immigration reform devised by students at the Graduate School of Political Management. In the interest of being bipartisan, here is a presentation from that our students developed from the Republican perspective.

They worked to create a plausible and budget-positive immigration proposal, against the backdrop of a deeper understanding of what it means to approach politics with a 360-degree vision. By seeing and speaking 360°, political leaders can effectively build coalitions and overcome policy gridlock through political savvy. The best political leaders unify highly segmented societies thanks to their ability to see, understand, and reconcile opposing perspectives."

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