The Gulf War, fought swiftly and successfully, looks like something of an anomaly twenty-five years later, but its lessons remain valuable today, writes CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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The UN’s nuclear agency has the tools to provide robust monitoring and verification to ensure Iran is moving to restrict its nuclear program but still faces stiff challenges, says expert Thomas Shea.
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The United States can reduce the likelihood of a violent uprising in the West Bank and minimize its consequences should such conflict prove unavoidable, writes Steven Simon in a new Contingency Planning Memorandum.
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Turkey's offer of U.S. access to an airbase in exchange for establishing a safe zone in northwestern Syria has more to do with containing the Kurds than fighting the Islamic State, writes CFR's Steven Cook.
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