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Behind Enemy Transmission Lines

Idalia Friedson

The battle to protect our electric grid requires development of quantum cybersecurity ...

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Christianity Flourishing Where Communism Once Thrived

Lela Gilbert

Lela Gilbert on Christianity in Central and Eastern Europe...

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Secessionism’s Dangerous Return

Walter Russell Mead

Ethnic nationalism is up. So is competition between great powers. It sounds like 1914...

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How WW II American Leaders in North Africa Learned to Disregard the Interests of Jews

Michael Doran

Old fashioned anti-Semitism played a role, but the greater part had to do with a fear, justified or not, of provoking the Arabs...

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Trump’s “Principled Realism” and China

Lewis Libby & Husain Haqqani

Lewis Libby and Husain Haqqani on China's Ambitions...

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Corker's Revenge

Irwin M. Stelzer

If Bob Corker votes against the president's tax reform bill, then how will Trump hold on to his majorities in the Senate and the House?...

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Trump Leaves Future of Iran Nuclear Deal to Congress

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

On October 14th, Rebeccah Heinrichs appeared on Fox Business to discuss President Trump's announcement that he will not recertify the Iran deal...

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The New U.S. Iran Strategy

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

The new U.S. Iran strategy is comprehensive, tough, and prudent...

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Inflection Point for American Seapower

Seth Cropsey

Seth Cropsey on the Challenges Facing the U.S. Navy...

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Great Power Divisions Stymie Nonproliferation Debate

Richard Weitz

Richard Weitz on ICAN and Nuclear Nonproliferation...

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Academic Freedom in an Era of Globalization

Martha Bayles

The campus free speech wars aren’t the only threat to American higher education...

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Islamists Abduct Hundreds of Egypt's Christian Girls

Lela Gilbert

Lela Gilbert on ongoing religious violence in Egypt...

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The Plan to Save Europe

Benjamin Haddad & Sophia Besch

Emmanuel Macron’s dream of rescuing the EU isn’t going anywhere without Angela Merkel...

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How China Beats America, in 5 Easy Steps

Irwin M. Stelzer

It's wrong to assume that China will collapse just because of the internal contradictions of communism...

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Can Spain Keep Together?

Jonas Parello-​Plesner

Jonas Parello-Plesner on the Catalan Referendum...

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Trump Not Expected to Certify Iranian Compliance with the Nuclear Deal

Lee Smith

With the Oct. 15 deadline for certifying to Congress that Iran is in compliance with the nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Pla...

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President Trump and the Republicans' Tax Cut Fantasy Land

Irwin M. Stelzer

The president and Republicans want to repeal the estate tax, cut the corporate tax, and increase the deficit...

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Lenin and the Russian Revolution

Arthur Herman

Arthur Herman at Hillsdale College...

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Japan’s Electoral Drama Belies Its Stability

Walter Russell Mead

Prime Minister Abe and his most serious rival are in agreement on many key issues...

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Ambassador David Friedman Accurately Described Longstanding US Policy Towards West Bank Settlements. So Why Is Everyone Mad?

Lee Smith

nnnnn Last week, the Trump administration’s ambassador to Israel David Friedman set off a public controversy—pitting the US Ambassa...

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Why the Trump Administration Should Support an Independent Kurdistan

Lee Smith

For starters, it would be a step in undoing Obama's disastrous pro-Iran policies...

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Allan H. Meltzer, Libertarian Institutionalist

Christopher DeMuth

Christopher DeMuth at Carnegie Mellon University...

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In Hurricane Relief, 2 out of 3 Ain’t Good

Tevi Troy

When it comes to natural disasters, a president is remembered for faltering, not for succeeding...

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South Asia’s Human Capital Crisis

Aparna Pande

The majority of the population in this region is under the age of 21 years, which could be asset with proper education and training...

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Colorado's Important Role in Missile Defense

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD)...

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Is Trump Really Going to Protect American Trade?

Irwin M. Stelzer

It's time for the president to put up or shut up on protectionism...

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Rising Threat to Christians in Iran

Lela Gilbert

Lela Gilbert on Religious Persecution in the Islamic Republic...

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Make America Great Again: Don't Cut Taxes

Irwin M. Stelzer

Why are we trying to cut taxes while the economy is near full-employment?...

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German Elections Analysis

Kenneth R. Weinstein

Kenneth R. Weinstein on VOA Radio...

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Transatlantic Trade War Over Dispute Between Boeing and Bombardier?

Irwin M. Stelzer

On September 28th, Irwin Stelzer appeared on BBC World Service to discuss the risk of a transatlantic trade war in light of the dispute between Boeing...

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China Is Developing a More Muscular Foreign Policy: Bring the Popcorn

Jonas Parello-​Plesner

Jonas Parello-Plesner on Wolf Warrior II and Chinese Foreign Policy...

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How Washington Could Become a Fed Case

Irwin M. Stelzer

Crazy times could be ahead for the economy and Congress...

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Defend The United States Rather Than Destroy North Korea

Richard Weitz

The grim reality is that North Korea will soon have intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking the United States with nuclear warheads...

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The United States and Canada Can Make Space Great Again Together

Sean Kelly & Christopher Sands

Sean Kelly and Christopher Sands on CSA/NASA Collaboration...

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Don't Forget About Lindsey Graham's Other Big Proposal

Irwin M. Stelzer

The South Carolina senator wants to tax carbon emissions. It's an idea worth considering...

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How to Help Iraq’s Religious Minorities

Nina Shea

Trump should undo an Obama policy that largely blocks them from getting U.S. aid...

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Stopping the Drug Epidemic

John P. Walters

John Walters on Ways to Address the Crisis...

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What Really Drives China's North Korea Policy?

Abram N. Shulsky & Lewis Libby

Abram Shulsky and Lewis Libby on the Efforts to Combat the Kim Regime...

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The Real Culprit Behind North Korea’s Missile Threat May Be Vladimir Putin

Arthur Herman

The Russians may have given North Korea technical help in building nuclear weapons...

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Winning Again Is Angela Merkel’s Easiest Task

Walter Russell Mead

The world may be expecting more than Germany is able to deliver...

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The Nuclear Deal Is Only Half of It

Lee Smith

Our Iran Problems Run Far Deeper, Thanks to Obama...

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Donald and Chuck and Nancy

Irwin M. Stelzer

President Trump has decided that enough is enough and will work with Democrats instead of Republicans...

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Democratic and Republican Elites Are Using Trump to Whitewash 16 Years of Foreign-Policy Disasters

Lee Smith

Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?...

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The Education of Emmanuel Macron

Benjamin Haddad

‘Governing from the center does not produce the same enthusiasm and vitality as a start-up campaign’...

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The Jewish Spies Who Helped the British Defeat the Ottoman Empire in World War I

Douglas J. Feith

The achievements and sacrifice of a family of Palestinian Jews helped to secure both victory in war and Great Britain’s endorsement of Zionism...

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New Appointments Give Clues on Trump's European Policy

Benjamin Haddad

Wess Mitchell nominated for Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs...

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Bush, Obama & Trump: The Evolution of the United States’ Counter-Terrorism Policy Post 9/11

Douglas J. Feith

On September 12th, Douglas Feith participated in an event held by the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center's International Institute for Counter-Terroris...

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Why Russia Won't Help More on North Korea

Hannah Thoburn

Weakening sanctions against the Kim regime is one way Putin shows he won’t cave to international pressure...

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Want to Build a Real Community? First, Know Your Enemies

Douglas J. Feith & Irina Nevzlin

In America and Israel, it’s vital we know who’s in and who’s out...

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Regional War and the Middle East

Hillel Fradkin & Lewis Libby

Hillel Fradkin and Lewis Libby on the Looming Crisis...

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Myanmar's Buddhist Persecutors of Christians and Muslims

Lela Gilbert

Lela Gilbert on the Plight of the Rohingya and Christians...

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The Road from Paris Might Lead to Lower Emissions

Irwin M. Stelzer

Irwin Stelzer on Trump's Withdrawal from the Climate Accord...

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What Democrats Have Wrong on DACA and the Dreamers

Irwin M. Stelzer

The Issue Isn't Illegal Immigration — It's the Limits of Executive Authority...

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About That Other Nuclear Threat…

Michael Doran

Is the Trump Administration Trying to Blow Up the Iran Deal — Or Just Playing Hardball?...

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What America Should Do Next in the Middle East

Michael Doran & Peter Rough

Michael Doran and Peter Rough on Obama's Foreign Policy...

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Terror & Slow Justice

Ann Marlowe

Ann Marlowe on the 1989 Hijacking of UTA 772...

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Does Trump Want a Nuclear Japan?

Walter Russell Mead

Walter Russell Mead on the North Korean Crisis...

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North Korea Levels New Threats Against Guam

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Rebeccah Heinrichs on Trump's Missile Defense Strategy...

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How America Helped Make Vladimir Putin Dictator for Life

David Satter

Did the U.S. choose to ignore the source of 1999 bombings that propelled the security-agency bureaucrat to the top post he has never relinquished?...

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Trump’s Reassuring Hurricane Response

Tevi Troy

The White House has shown a focus on Harvey that extends even to the president’s Twitter feed...

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Business in a Common Tongue

Melanie Kirkpatrick

Melanie Kirkpatrick reviews ‘The Language of Global Success’ by Tsedal Neeley...

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Bryan McGrath on Recent Incidents With U.S. Navy Ships

Bryan McGrath

The Overall Readiness of the Naval Warfare Service Branch...

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Is Trump Gearing Up for a Trade War With China?

Irwin M. Stelzer

NAFTA Talks Are Just a Sideshow. The Looming Battle with China over Intellectual Property is More Important...

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Aparna Pande Discusses Trump's Af-Pak Strategy in Facebook Live Interview

Aparna Pande

Aparna Pande was interviewed on Facebook Live by Firstpost regarding the part India plays in President Trump's Afghanistan-Pakistan policy...

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Can Macron Deliver?

Jonas Parello-​Plesner

Jonas Parello-Plesner on Europe's Foreign and Security Policy Challenges...

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For Those In Peril On The Sea

Bryan McGrath

On August 23rd, Bryan McGrath appeared on NPR's 1A podcast to discuss the crisis in the Navy due to a string of recent incidents....

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Trump, Afghanistan, and India

Aparna Pande

Aparna Pande on Trump, Modi, and Afghanistan...

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Steve Bannon Isn’t Going Away

Walter Russell Mead

Walter Russell Mead on Bannon's Post-Trump Strategy...

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