Why Donald Trump Might Become an Interventionist

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by Paul R. Pillar Now that Donald Trump has assumed power, we will start to see demonstrations of how futile it was to have tried to project a direction of his policy, including foreign and security policy, on the basis… Continue Reading  

For the Middle East, It’s the Center for American Regress

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by Jim Lobe Last week, I featured a new Atlantic Council report by former Stimson Center president Ellen Laipson in which she argued that the nuclear deal with Iran—and the opportunities for future cooperation with Tehran that it opened up—required… Continue Reading  

Obama and the Middle East: Where’s the Strategy?

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by Robert E. Hunter The current imbroglio in the Middle East seems to defy both belief and any reasonable approach to make things better, at least from the perspective of those who stand to gain from less rather than more conflict.… Continue Reading  

Bipartisan Group of 60 Senior National Security Leaders Endorse Iran Deal

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by Jim Lobe Coming on the heels of its release of a letter signed by more than 100 former U.S. ambassadors endorsing the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action (JCPOA) between the P5+1 and Iran, the New York-based Iran Project has… Continue Reading  

Srebrenica Could Have Been Prevented

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by Robert E. Hunter This Saturday, we remember the slaughter at the Bosnian Moslem enclave at Srebrenica, 20 years ago. Bosnian Serb forces under the command of Ratko Mladi? systematically murdered at least 8,000—probably more—men and boys. Mladi? acted undoubtedly… Continue Reading