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U.S. Foreign Policy for an Evolving World

U.S. Foreign Policy for an Evolving World

Lee H. Hamilton  05.20.2015
Meanwhile, several Republican presidential hopefuls have already begun laying out their foreign policy plans, which are notable for their...
Beating the Terrorist Brand -- The Need for a Political Offensive

Beating the Terrorist Brand -- The Need for a Political Offensive

Matt Freear  05.19.2015
It is clear that today's persistent terrorist organizations are manipulating marketing ideas like consistency, uniqueness and credibility...
The Vietnam War: After 40 Years

The Vietnam War: After 40 Years

Lawrence Wittner  05.18.2015
Traveling through Vietnam during the latter half of April 2015 with a group of erstwhile antiwar activists, I was struck by the transformation...
Chris Christie Defends NSA In Hawkish Foreign Policy Speech

Chris Christie Defends NSA In Hawkish Foreign Policy Speech

Scott Conroy  05.18.2015
During his latest campaign-style swing through New Hampshire Monday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) criticized opponents of the Patriot...
Why Are We in the Middle East?

Why Are We in the Middle East?

Jeff Faux  05.17.2015
After the dust-up between Obama and Netanyahu settles, we can expect to add even more steel to our commitment to protect Israel by adding...

Why Marco Rubio is Going to Be President

David Cahn  05.17.2015
It's early in the campaign cycle, but it's never too early to speculate on who will win in 2016. Though most of my friends are "Ready for...
Marco Rubio Lays Out Hawkish Foreign Policy Doctrine

Marco Rubio Lays Out Hawkish Foreign Policy Doctrine

Roque Planas  05.13.2015
NEW YORK -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) set forth a foreign policy vision Wednesday that invoked President John F. Kennedy in an assertive...
Obama Administration Downplays Saudi Snub

Obama Administration Downplays Saudi Snub

Reuters  05.11.2015
WASHINGTON/RIYADH, May 11 (Reuters) - The White House scrambled on Monday to counter perceptions that the Saudi king's absence from a summit...
Russian-Iranian Arms Sale: Repercussions of the Nuclear Talks

Russian-Iranian Arms Sale: Repercussions of the Nuclear Talks

Majid Rafizadeh  05.11.2015
The prospect of a final nuclear deal has prompted a race among several countries to benefit from the easing of UN Security Council sanctions...

It's Time to End Corruption Complacency

Frank Vogl  05.11.2015
There is too great an acceptance of overseas corruption across the foreign policy establishments in our country -- from Congressional committees...

A Tale of Two Economies: Veritas non Sequitur

Shohini Kundu  05.11.2015
Merely 30 years ago, Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone announced his desire to transform Japan into an "unsinkable aircraft carrier." Three...
LGBT Rights -- Modernity vs. Forces of Yesteryear

LGBT Rights -- Modernity vs. Forces of Yesteryear

András Simonyi  05.11.2015
No matter what, we need to be clear about our vision on global LGBT rights, so we can develop a better strategy and translate it into a...

Understanding the Islamic State

Joseph V. Micallef  05. 9.2015
Either way, it underscores the fact that Islamic State does not fit into any neat pigeon holes. It may be a proto-nation or even the core...
Does the US Have a Moral Obligation to Save the World From Evil Men?

Does the US Have a Moral Obligation to Save the World From Evil Men?

Mario Almonte  05. 5.2015
While some will always protest America's involvement in foreign wars for various reasons, others believe that the country is morally obligated...