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Europe's Map Is Redrawn As Azerbaijan Goes East

Europe's Map Is Redrawn As Azerbaijan Goes East

Till Bruckner  04.26.2015
Goodbye, Azerbajian. It would be dishonest to say that we Europeans will miss you; few people over here will even notice that you've left....
Middle East Continues to Dominate U.S. Foreign Policy, but Our Strategy in Region Remains Largely Unclear

Middle East Continues to Dominate U.S. Foreign Policy, but Our Strategy in Region Remains Largely Unclear

Lee H. Hamilton  04.24.2015
The need is to reexamine what the clear, compelling U.S. vital interests are in the Arab World. These countries will have instability,...
Understanding The Deadly Rise In Mediterranean Migration

Understanding The Deadly Rise In Mediterranean Migration

Κατερίνα Πρίφτη  04.24.2015
A few years ago, a photograph of a notorious mafia member hung in the office of the Hellenic Coast Guard Security Department. Next to it...
Leveraging Sanctions with Iran

Leveraging Sanctions with Iran

Matthew RJ Brodsky  04.23.2015
Absent a credible military threat, there is no reason to believe that Iran will come clean regarding its nuclear program if Washington...
Hillary the Hawk

Hillary the Hawk

Medea Benjamin  04.22.2015
As commander-in-chief, there's no reason to believe Hillary would be any less a hawk than she was as the senator who backed George W. Bush's...
What Shinzo Abe Wants From Washington -- And Why He Shouldn't Get It

What Shinzo Abe Wants From Washington -- And Why He Shouldn't Get It

Bruce Ackerman  04.22.2015
Since taking office in 2012, Shinzo Abe has been trying to repudiate Article Nine of his country's constitution. But the more he tries,...
China: 1; U.S.: 0. Don't Let the Asia Pivot Turn Into the Asia Peeve

China: 1; U.S.: 0. Don't Let the Asia Pivot Turn Into the Asia Peeve

Bhaskar Chakravorti  04.22.2015
No doubt there has been much for the U.S. to focus on elsewhere in the world recently, from Russia to Iran. But in past weeks, it seems...
Carpe Diem, North America!

Carpe Diem, North America!

Mack McLarty  04.21.2015
The meeting between President Obama and Raul Castro can be seen as emblematic of a new philosophy governing relations among nations of...
Sheldon Adelson or James Baker? Who Should Drive GOP Foreign Policy?

Sheldon Adelson or James Baker? Who Should Drive GOP Foreign Policy?

David Paul  04.21.2015
Perhaps nothing epitomizes the state of affairs in the Republican Party today more than the estrangement of James Baker from the Republican...
Obama's Triple Crown

Obama's Triple Crown

John Feffer  04.16.2015
President Obama has nearly two years to make the rapprochements with Iran and Cuba irreversible. If he can do that, and bring about a ceasefire...
The Many Things You Won't Find in Cuba

The Many Things You Won't Find in Cuba

Kevin Danaher  04.15.2015
The recent changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba have produced plenty of U.S. media coverage examining the things Cuba is lacking: freedom...

Diplomatic Travel Blocks US-Cuban Ties

William M. LeoGrande  04.14.2015
The main hurdle to restoring full diplomatic relations in Cuba centers on how much freedom U.S. diplomats will have to travel around Cuba...
The Impact of Energy on China/Myanmar Relations

The Impact of Energy on China/Myanmar Relations

Daniel Wagner  04.14.2015
The acquisition of energy has become a dominant influence in China's foreign policy orientation generally, and has been a driving force...
When Arab Power Meets Smart Power

When Arab Power Meets Smart Power

Oubai Shahbandar   04.13.2015
The coordination amongst the Arab states, U.S. enablers, and local tribesmen is unprecedented in that it represents the first truly Arab-led...