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Condoleezza Rice gives the before-dinner remarks titled “US Global Leadership?”
In the News

Condoleezza Rice & Philip Zelikow: To Build A Better World

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia UVA Miller Center
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Condoleezza Rice will visit the University of Virginia on Thursday, September 12. Rice, the 66th U.S. Secretary of State, has a distinguished career in both academia and public service, ranging from her current position at Stanford University to George W. Bush’s National Security Advisor.

Featured

Iranian Women Are Suffering From Soccer Gender Apartheid

with Abbas Milanivia The Hill
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Enlightened citizens, NGOs, international institutions and concerned governments have often sought ways to help the democratic aspirations of the Iranian people without interfering in the country’s domestic affairs.

In the News

Digital Authoritarianism Is Rising In The Middle East

quoting Larry Diamondvia Foreign Policy In Focus
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Emboldened by Donald Trump, U.S. allies are leading the charge toward greater authoritarianism in the region.

In the News

A Triumph Of The Human Spirit

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Roanoke Star.com
Monday, August 19, 2019

Today’s column is about a world famous person who you may have never heard of; her name is Ayaan Hirsi Ali who was born on November 13th, 1969 in Mogadishu, Somalia. Upon reading her story, her name may be engraved in your memory.

In the News

New Scramble For Africa: Africa Will Be Next Major Battlefield In ‘Cold War’ Between The US And China, Experts Say

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The Sun
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Africa looks set to be the next major battlefield in an emerging "Cold War" between the US and China, experts have claimed.

 

In the News

Afghanistan, Counterinsurgency, And The Indirect Approach

mentioning Thomas H. Henriksenvia Readings
Friday, August 2, 2019
In exploring Counterinsurgency and the Indirect Approach, Dr. Thomas Henriksen assesses several cases where the United States has employed an Indirect Approach toward achieving strategic objectives, and he suggests where this concept has landed short of expectations.
In the News

Contrasting Two Disparate Somalis: Ilhan Omar & Ayaan Hirsi Ali

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Published Reporter
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

ay Greenberg, reporting in April 2019 in a column published by Neonnettle, said that, during an interview with a Middle Eastern magazine, Congressional Representative Ilhan Omar declared that living in “ugly” American society is “an everyday assault;” also adding that Omar claims that “every day” she is “threatened” and “demonized” due to the “ugliness” that she says is ingrained in the US populace.

In the News

Iran's Resistance Needs A Light Touch, Not 'Maximum Pressure'

quoting Abbas Milanivia Bloomberg
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Trump could help the democracy movement while hurting the regime. Opposing the Iranian regime doesn't have to mean sanctioning its banks and oil.
Just ask Abbas Milani. The director of Stanford University’s Iran studies program cannot be called a squish when it comes to Iran; he has devoted much of his scholarship to the regime’s struggle against modernity and to understanding the country’s democracy movement.

Interviews

Abbas Milani On U.S.-Iran Tensions

interview with Abbas Milanivia C-SPAN
Monday, July 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Abbas Milani talks about the renewed tensions between the US and Iran.

Analysis and Commentary

Britain Is An Outlaw Nation

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, July 26, 2019

From Britain’s Daily Telegraph (reprinted in Canada’s National Post, Thursday, July 25, 2019: Hassan Rouhini, Iran’s president, said Wednesday that if Britain reversed its “wrong actions, including what they did in Gibraltar” then “they will receive a proper response from Iran.”

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