Hampton Stephens

Hampton Stephens is the founder and publisher of World Politics Review, an information service that provides news and analysis on international affairs.

Hampton has written news and analysis for a variety of publications, and has appeared as a commentator on military and foreign affairs on various broadcast and cable news outlets.

He has a B.A. in philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master's degree in Statecraft and World Politics from the Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C.

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World Politics Review: A Look Ahead

By Hampton Stephens
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This month marks five years since the idea for World Politics Review was born. Since then, we here at World Politics Review have been busy building a network of world-class contributors in order to attract a sophisticated audience interested in thoughtful, in-depth, non-partisan analysis of international affairs. Today, I want to offer a look ahead at the next phase of World Politics Review's development. more

Clinton, Lavrov and the Russia Reset

If the Obama administration manages to stabilize the situation in Afghanistan and find a (lasting) solution to the vexing problem of Iran's nuclear ambitions over the next four years, his first term will certainly be deemed a foreign policy success. It is against this background that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's meeting today in Geneva with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov takes place. more