Defining Ideas by topic: Diplomacy

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.
May 9, 2013

How To Lose A War

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Before the United States enters Syria, it should consider the lessons of history.
April 26, 2013

War and the World Wide Web

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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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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.
March 6, 2013

The View From Tehran

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In the decades-long confrontation between Iran and the United States, Iran thinks it’s winning.
February 25, 2013

Is the "War on Terror" Lawful?

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The "Authorization to Use Military Force" serves as the primary legal foundation for the ongoing conflict, but it is now obsolete. What should replace it?
February 6, 2013

The Coming War in the Middle East

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Imagine a sectarian conflagration, fueled by Al Qaeda, raging across the Fertile Crescent.
January 30, 2013

Cuba's Tortured Transition

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As the island inches toward liberalization, Congress should lift the outdated embargo.