Bio for Meghan O'Sullivan
Was the Iraq War Worth Its Cost to the U.S.?
March 19, 2013 | 103 CommentsTen years after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, Americans, Iraqis and others are asking whether the past decade of U.S. involvement in Iraq was worth it.
’Energy Independence’ Alone Won’t Boost U.S. Power
February 14, 2013 | 28 Comments“We are finally poised to control our own energy future,” said President Barack Obama in his State of the Union message, noting the drastic increase in American energy production from unconventional oil and gas resources.
Egypt’s Constitution Needs an Expiration Date
December 13, 2012 | No commentsEgyptians living abroad began voting Dec. 12 on whether to accept the nation’s proposed new constitution. Yet, even as they took to the polls and those in the country prepared to vote this weekend, President Mohamed Mursi continued to meet with a “national dialogue” committee on compromises that might allow more members of the opposition to accept the controversial draft.
Muslim Anger Could Spur Economic Growth
October 02, 2012 | No commentsAs the violent anti-American protests in the Muslim world subside, those in the region and in the U.S. are wondering whether the upheaval will have a permanent effect.
Mexican Oil Reforms Are Vital on Both Sides of the Border
July 30, 2012 | No commentsIn recent days a coalition of Mexican advocacy groups has been protesting in front of Televisa, the country’s largest TV network, to contest the legitimacy of President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto’s July 1 victory.