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The Briefing: A Beautiful & Tragic Speech

by Philip Bobbittvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, June 10, 2013

NSA is upholding, not subverting, the law

by Philip Bobbittvia Financial Times
Monday, June 10, 2013

Judicial authorization is still necessary to monitor specific US targets.

Guantanamo

A Beautiful & Tragic Speech

by Philip Bobbittvia The Briefing
Monday, June 10, 2013

On May 23, President Obama offered this assessment of the changed strategic environment.

Philip Bobbitt: By not ending the war we have let in Syria’s extremists

by Philip Bobbittvia London Evening Standard
Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The use of incentives — including the credible threat of force — is one blade of the scissors of which the other is diplomatic negotiation. The scissors don’t function with only one blade.

Analysis and Commentary

The Briefing: How to Succeed in Foreign Policy Despite Really Trying

by Philip Bobbittvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Second Term Challenges

How to Succeed in Foreign Policy Despite Really Trying

by Philip Bobbittvia The Briefing
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

In four important areas, the White House set new foreign policy priorities: nuclear non-proliferation with the objective of ridding the world of nuclear weapons; a shift in emphasis from the traditional, Atlanticist orientation of the United States to a recognition of the grow

End Syria’s civil war and shape a new Middle East

by Philip Bobbittvia London Evening Standard
Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The West must rethink its strategy if bloodshed is to be halted and the region cleared of nuclear threats.
 

Philip Bobbitt: Snowden was the final insult in US-Russian relations

by Philip Bobbittvia London Evening Standard
Sunday, August 12, 2012

Russia’s continual undermining of the US has left Barack Obama with no option but to take up the gauntlet.
 

Analysis and Commentary

Libya shows the way the West can now intervene

by Philip Bobbittvia London Evening Standard
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

What are the consequences now for what has been called "preclusive intervention" following the events in Libya...?

Analysis and Commentary

Global Warning

by Philip Bobbittvia New York Times
Thursday, October 14, 2010

Improving our muddled system of terrorism alerts will reduce confusion and costs...

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