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ISIS and Syria: What to Do -- And Not Do -- About It

Joseph Bahout | Posted 11.24.2016 | Home
Joseph Bahout

The self-proclaimed Islamic State has become the world's number one generator of hatred and barbarity; it is now beyond discussion that the monster can no longer be contained, but rather must be eliminated.

A Conversation With Ambassador Arun K. Singh On U.S.-India Relations

Sunil Adam | Posted 07.24.2016 | Home
Sunil Adam

It may not be the Treaty of Versailles, or even the Camp David Accord, but on the 10th anniversary of its signing this month, the U.S.-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Initiative has been heralded as a transformative development that will determine the contours of the emerging international order.

Some Current Events in Egypt

S. Azmat Hassan | Posted 02.22.2015 | Home
S. Azmat Hassan

The Mubarak verdict puts a spanner in the works in the onward march of the Arab Spring. The question probably on the lips of some Egyptians and foreigners as well, is whether Sisi's rule represents a facsimile of the despised Mubarak era?

Human Ingenuity Is Part of Rwanda's Awakening

Tom Carver | Posted 06.06.2014 | Impact
Tom Carver

After the genocide was over, I did not return to Rwanda for 18 years, but I have always kept an eye on what was happening from afar. Once you have been part of a seismic event in a country's history, you always feel connected.

Samantha Power -- Idealist or Ambassador?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 08.11.2013 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The question that I have been asked is: Will Samantha Power be more inclined toward her idealist roots or the vast policy/political apparatus?

The Middle East in Transition: What Future for Arab Youth?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.07.2013 | Home
Magda Abu-Fadil

Arab youth are more concerned about fair pay, home ownership, and a decent life than democracy, according to a survey that analyzed data from 12 countries.

The Unfathomable Cost of the United States Nuclear Program

William Rose | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
William Rose

If you're not terrified by the statistics of military error (and there are plenty of close encounters) you should be in awe of the fact that world leaders will spend $1 trillion in the next 10 years on nuclear weapons.

How A Rising Chinese Yuan Will Affect The U.S. Economy

Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

(Emily Kaiser) - A sharp rise in China's yuan currency might cut the U.S. trade deficit by as much as one third and create enough American jobs to put...

An Insecure and Reluctant Partner

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 08.27.2011 | Home
Rizwan Ladha

As the Obama administration prepares to shift responsibility for Afghanistan's security and governance to the Afghan people, it must keep in mind the security concerns of its reluctant ally in Islamabad.

Rotary International Names Dynamic New General Secretary

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

There are 1.2 million Rotarians in 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas, and they couldn't have a more capable general secretary than John Hewko.

When International Treaties Stall at Home

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rizwan Ladha

Treaties are negotiated, sliced and diced, rehashed, renegotiated (with many interim iterations) and finally signed -- only to have all that progress hit a dead end when it comes to ratification and enforcement.

Brookings Loses Bid on Orszag but Takes Kagan From Carnegie

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Word has just reached us that Robert Kagan -- one of the top tier serious intellectuals among neoconservatives, and currently Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace -- is moving his franchise over to Brookings.

Arabia Felix 104: Why Is Yemen the New Buzzword?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Magda Abu-Fadil

Why are TV political talk show hosts suddenly enamored of disastrous scenarios in Yemen, with war correspondents almost wishing worse would happen so they could be parachuted into another conflict zone?

Iran: Intelligence Ministry Blacklists Yale And Dozens Of Other Western Institutions

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Yale University is among 60 "subversive" international organizations stirring up Iran's political discord as part of a plot backed by the United State...

Rachel Maddow: Her Intelligence is Right

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joe Cirincione

Maddow will not let former officials dodge responsibility for launching an unnecessary war in Iraq. Why do other journalists?

Ted Kennedy: A Lion for Nuclear Disarmament

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

In 2004, I had the honor of introducing Senator Kennedy as a keynote speaker at the Carnegie International Non-Proliferation Conference. He was warm, gracious and generous.