Defining Ideas by topic: International Relations, Foreign Policy

September 11, 2013

Watching the Middle East Implode

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Only when we recognize the fundamental role Islam plays in the region can we begin to craft sensible policies that put U.S. interests first.
July 31, 2013

Issues on George Shultz's Mind: Our Challenges

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The United States must recreate a global economic and security commons that will benefit us as well as the rest of the world.
June 23, 2013

Turkey Between Ataturk and Erdogan

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What role should political Islam play in the country’s future?
June 5, 2013

A Middle Eastern Tinderbox

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Without authoritative U.S. action, a regional war will likely erupt over Syria.
June 4, 2013

Leading From Behind in Syria?

President Obama’s policy of disengagement will likely lead to more conflict in the Middle East.
May 16, 2013

Obama’s Iran Gamble

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The Administration thinks it can contain the Islamic Republic, but our intelligence suggests otherwise.
April 26, 2013

War and the World Wide Web

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Image credit: Barbara Kelley
What is the best way forward on cybersecurity?
April 12, 2013

Venezuela After Chávez

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The demagogue is dead! Long Live Demagoguery!
March 28, 2013

Game of Drones

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Image credit: Barbara Kelley
For a risk-averse, budget-cutting United States, the new technology offers an ideal way forward in the fight against terrorism.
March 27, 2013

The Falklands: Small Islands, Big Questions

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A way forward on one of the most interminable and seemingly intractable international disputes.