Articles written for The WIRe will typically have a total of two or more sources coming from news, news analysis, and research from think tanks and other experts. These are also great sources for inspiration. Consider topics from your classes as well.

News: (reporters)

  • The Associated Press
  • BBC
  • The Financial Times
  • The New York Times
  • The Independent
  • The Washington Post

News with Analysis: (reporters citing experts)

  • The Economist
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Foreign Policy
  • Vox


  • The American Enterprise Institute
  • The Brooking Institution
  • The Council on Foreign Relations
  • Georgetown Journal of International Affairs
  • The Peterson Institute for International Economics
  • War on the Rocks

Things to Remember:

  • Argue your opinion about why something is or what should be done
  • Back up your opinions and keep track of your sources