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Russia's Surprising Friends & Alllies

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 12.15.2016 | Home
Jonathan Adelman

When Americans think of the world, they see such major allies as England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the European Union and several key Third Worl...

Iran's Nuclear Agreement Divides Our Government at Its Core; Allies Won't Care

David Oualaalou | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
David Oualaalou

Engaging in idle threats does not serve U.S. interests in the long term. As we should have learned with Syria, threats we fail to aggressively pursue demonstrate political paralysis, confusion and weakness.

Former NATO Commander: Russia Is An 'Adversary' Until Proven Otherwise

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.05.2014 | Home

As NATO leaders wrapped up a two-day summit in the city of Wales on Friday, the organization's former military commander warned that its member states...

Friends Spying on Friends -- The View From Europe

Allan Topol | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Allan Topol

At this point, we cannot undo the surveillance or what has been called cyber bullying. It is important, however, that American officials recognize the intensity of the European reaction, that it is serious, and that it is justified.

What Obama Should Tell the UN

Joe Cirincione | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

In the few paragraphs about nuclear weapons that you will put in your speech, you can reassure your allies and warn your adversaries by quickly and powerfully laying out your integrated, three-part agenda.

Iran Agrees To Talk, So Oil Prices Fall

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business

* Iran nuclear talks to be held in Istanbul * U.S., allies want end to high-level enrichment * Disappointing U.S. jobs d...

U.S. Should Support British-French-Led No-Fly Zone in Libya

Graham Allison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Graham Allison

Demanding that the US take ownership of every crisis will assure only one outcome: failure.

Tunisia: Democratic Triumph or U.S. Disaster?

Barry Lando | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barry Lando

Will the Tunisian military really throw open the doors to all political groups? Jasmine uprisings across the Middle East and Central Asia could spell disaster for American policy.

U.S. v. Iran: Winds of War or Psychological Warfare?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Haggai Carmon

There is no doubt that the U.S.'s and allies' moves in the region are meant to signal to the Iranians that they mean business. Either the Iranians abandon their nuclear armament plans, or the West will destroy their facilities.

U.S. Relying More On Allies In Questioning Terror Suspects

New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT and MARK MAZZETTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The United States is now relying heavily on foreign intelligence services to capture, interrogate and detain all but the highest-level terrorist suspe...

Searching for Accountability in Gaza

Richard Bennet and Nicholas Quin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Bennet and Nicholas Quin

In handling the case of the Gaza airstrikes, any war crimes prosecutor would be dealing with a mere snapshot of the greater Arab-Israeli conflict.

Boast Boldly & Tote a Tiny Twig

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Teddy Roosevelt advised "Speak softly, and carry a big stick," but unfortunately: George Bush, "you're no Teddy Roosevelt." In your case it's "Boast boldly while toting a tiny twig."

4 Sunni Allies Of US Killed In Iraq

New York Times | DAMIEN CAVE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Four members of a local American-backed Awakening group in Diyala Province were killed Wednesday when a house they were raiding exploded, the police s...