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Too Bad For The Victims: Europe Still Fails To Protect Public From Terror

by Russell A. Bermanvia The Hill
Thursday, May 31, 2018

The attack in Liege, Belgium on Tuesday is being treated as an act of terrorism and rightly so. It began when the suspect, now identified as Belgian Benjamin Herman, assaulted two female police officers from behind, stabbing them multiple times and, after seizing their weapons, killing them both in cold blood. Such is terrorist bravery.


Amy Zegart: Businesses Are Bracing For Political Surprise

by Amy Zegartvia KERA
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Amy Zegart discusses how everything from global conflicts and terrorist actions, to hackers and even individual Twitter users can impact our lives and organizations like never before.

Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Uncommon Knowledge
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Defending The Nation With Secretary Of Defense James Mattis

interview with General Jim Mattisvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 14, 2018

In his first televised interview in almost a year, Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis sits down with Peter Robinson to discuss a wide range of issues facing the United States Armed Forces at home and across the globe.


From Russia With No Love Lost

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, May 11, 2018

Anti-Putin crusader Bill Browder on his disillusionment with Moscow’s leader and his tangles with the man behind the Trump dossier.

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Area 45: Iran Nuclear Deal – The Aftermath Of Withdrawing

interview with Abbas Milanivia Area 45
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Abbas Milani explains how the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal affects both the politics of Iran and the Middle East region.


Think Before You Act: Defining The Political End State

by General Jim Mattis, Kori Schakevia PolicyEd.org
Monday, October 17, 2016
When we decide we need to take military action, how do we make sure we do it right? Whether it’s fighting against ISIS in the Middle East, driving the Iraqis out of Kuwait, or confronting the Axis Powers in World War II, every military campaign should start with a very clear idea of how we want the situation to end – what we call a “clearly defined political end state.”
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Septuagenarian Men, Young Women, and the Social Media in Iran: Prospects of Democracy in a Despotic Iran

featuring Abbas Milanivia Fellow Talks
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Abbas Milani, Research Fellow, gives a talk titles "Septuagenarian Men, Young Women, and the Social Media in Iran: Prospects of Democracy in a Despotic Iran."

In the News

'Fox & Friends' Defends CIA Director Nominee

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Independent Journal Review
Monday, May 7, 2018

“Fox & Friends” defended President Donald Trump's controversial nominee for CIA Director, Gina Haspel, on Monday morning, days before she is set to face a potentially contentious Senate confirmation hearing this week. 

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The Libertarian: North Korea, Iran, And American Foreign Policy

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Has President Trump brought the world nearer to chaos or safety?

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Analysis and Commentary

To Promote Nonproliferation, Kill The Iran Deal Now

by Jamil Jaffervia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, April 29, 2018

The Europeans won’t do business with Tehran if that means losing access to American banks.


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