In today's Daily Brief: In a visit to Hiroshima, U.S. President Barack Obama warned against technical advancements without equivalent progress in human institutions.
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The inaugural summit achieved some gains, but to address pressing global humanitarian demands, more sweeping measures will be needed, write Stewart M. Patrick and Theresa Lou.
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The lifting of the U.S. arms embargo comes as Hanoi is increasingly willing to be seen as a close U.S. partner in Southeast Asia, writes CFR's Joshua Kurlantzick.
Around the Web: Ben Rhodes Obama in Vietnam: The Next Chapter in a Renewed Partnership
Around the Web: Financial Times Washington's Warming Relations With Vietnam
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The U.S. killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansur provides a test of whether targeted killings serve U.S. interests in the region, explains CFR's Micah Zenko.
Around the Web: Guardian Taliban in Disarray
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Council Special Report Reforming U.S. Drone Strike Policies
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