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Doug Bandow is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, specializing in foreign policy and civil liberties. He worked as special assistant to President Ronald Reagan and editor of the political magazine Inquiry. He writes regularly for leading publications such as Fortune magazine, National Interest, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Times. Bandow speaks frequently at academic conferences, on college campuses, and to business groups. Bandow has been a regular commentator on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC. He holds a JD from Stanford University.

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North Korea Is Starting to Look Like the Ottoman Empire

The National Interest (Online). February 15, 2017.

It’s Time to Engage North Korea

Chicago Tribune. February 15, 2017.

Are the Senkaku Islands worth War between China, Japan and America?

The National Interest (Online). February 12, 2017.


Forget the Fiscal Cliff and the Fear the Debt Crisis

The Wainwright Perspective. February 21, 2013.

From Fighting the Drug War to Protecting the Right to Use Drugs: Recognizing a Forgotten Liberty

Towards a Worldwide Index of Human Freedom. 2013.

U.S. Policy toward the Two Koreas after the U.S. and ROK Elections in 2012

International Journal of Korean Studies. Vol. 16. No. 2. Winter 2012.

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