The enduring impact of President Obama's speech on U.S. counterterrorism policy will not be what he says, but whether the new policies are reflected in how drone strikes are conducted, writes CFR's Micah Zenko.
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After the disqualification of popular former president Rafsanjani, it's unclear which of the remaining, mostly conservative candidates will triumph in the June presidential election, says expert Farideh Farhi.
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Ending child marriage is not only a moral obligation--it is a strategic imperative that will further critical U.S. foreign policy interests in development, prosperity, stability, and the rule of law, writes CFR's Rachel Vogelstein in this new report.
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U.S. tracking of visa overstays is not perfect, but neither is it the massive hole in immigration enforcement that many in Congress believe exists, says CFR's Edward Alden.
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Despite long-standing mistrust between Egypt and Iran, present circumstances may bring the two rivals closer together, says CFR’s Steven A. Cook.
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