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Lori E. Murray
Dr. Lori Esposito Murray was Special Advisor to President Clinton on the Chemical Weapons Convention. She currently holds the Distinguished Chair for National Security at the US Naval Academy sponsored by the Class of 1960.

Entries by Lori E. Murray

Mother's Day -- Damn You Dementia

(4) Comments | Posted May 10, 2015 | 8:32 AM

I cried -- uncontrollably -- watching Saturday Night Live. Yes. Really. Reese Witherspoon introduced her mother as the love of her life and I missed my mother so much. I cried and cried. But my mother is alive -- sort of. She has been suffering from dementia for a decade...

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Syria: The World's Red Line and the President's Challenge

(5) Comments | Posted September 4, 2013 | 12:10 PM

As Secretary of State John Kerry emphatically stated yesterday, the red line on Syria is the world's red line -- but where is the world?

This is not the first time the U.S. has had to lead against brutal dictators. But this may be the first time that U.S....

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Syria: The Red Line is Right -- Where's the World's Outrage?

(7) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 8:59 AM

President Obama is right to have declared a red line on the Assad regime's use or movement of chemical weapons in Syria. The ban on the use and possession of chemical weapons, as embodied in the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), is one of the main pillars of global security established...

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The "Foreign Policy" Debate

(21) Comments | Posted November 19, 2011 | 9:58 AM

The campaign debate on "foreign policy" is an antiquated structure and misses the most significant and historic change since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the explosion of the internet -- that the divide between foreign and domestic policy no longer exists. To discuss it as though there is...

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