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Israel must not only seriously damage Hamas, but ensure that the war weakens the militant group's hold on Gaza and its role in Palestinian politics, writes CFR's Elliott Abrams.
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Failing to adequately assist the Ukrainian military as Russian troops position for invasion provokes the very behavior the United States and NATO are trying to avoid, writes CFR's Janine Davidson.
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White House Transcript Statement by President on Ukraine
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The United States should plan for the long game in Iraq and Syria, shaping its policies to help shorten the sectarian conflict, which could continue for another decade, explains CFR's Stephen Biddle.
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A growing number of authoritarian states are banning civil society activities, raising the prospect of spreading instability that should arouse action in Washington, says CFR's Mark Lagon.
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