In staying on the sidelines, the Pakistani army may be the only party to emerge from the weeks-long political crisis unscathed, says CFR's Daniel S. Markey.
Around the Web: WSJ The Power of Pakistan's 'Deep State'
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The Obama administration's plan for expanding its military campaign against ISIS, however worthy, raises questions about how the militants can be defeated on the ground, says CFR's President Richard N. Haass.
CFR Blog: James M. Lindsay Was Obama's ISIS Speech Reassuring?
Interview: John Bellinger New Terror Threats Require New Law
Primary Source: White House Statement by the President on ISIS
Amid recession, faltering infrastructure, and public discontent, Brazilian voters may turn to opposition candidate Marina Silva, says expert Matias Spektor.
Around the Web: Julia Sweig Marina's "Post-Racial" Brazil
Around the Web: NYT Oil Scandal Erupts Again as Brazilians Near Election
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U.S. policymakers will have to make difficult choices to get the public debt load under control, including potential entitlement cuts and tax revenue increases, says CFR's Rebecca Strauss.
Renewing America Scorecard Balance Owed: Federal Debt and Deficits
Primary Source: CBO The 2014 Long-Term Budget Outlook
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NATO powers should prepare less for overt Russian aggression in eastern Europe, and more for indirect, subversive activities like cyber-attacks, says expert Mark Galeotti.
Primary Source: NATO Wales Summit Declaration
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