December 1, 2017
Anniversaries mark the passage of time, recall our triumphs, and honor our losses. Two thousand seventeen witnessed many significant historically anniversaries: the centennial of the U.S. entry into …
November 11, 2011
The announcement that Dennis Ross is leaving his post creates a serious problem for the Obama administration.
Ross has spent decades working on the "peace process" and knew almost every influential …
May 4, 2017
Two years ago, I posted my picks for "The Twenty Best Vietnam Protest Songs." I compiled the list as part of a series of posts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the first U.S. combat troops a…
January 9, 2018
Panelists discuss the potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2018, as well as their global political implications.
February 9, 2009
Retired Adm. Dennis C. Blair, President Obama’s director of national intelligence, is a former commander of the U.S. Pacific Command with long military experience.
April 19, 2016
Yesterday, Israel was assaulted twice: once by terrorists, and once by the Vice President of the United States.
The physical attack was in Jerusalem, where a bomb injured 21 people in a bus, sever…
October 31, 2011
On September 21st the Fed announced that it would be selling $400 billion in short-term Treasurys and buying $400 billion in longer-term Treasurys to replace them – a maneuver titled “Operation Twi…
September 21, 2017
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani discusses the challenges facing Afghanistan, including its fight against terror groups, and his country’s relationship with the United States.
September 14, 2017
U.S. Senator Jeff Flake discusses the future of bipartisanship in Congress and the steps needed to advance the foreign policy agenda of the United States.
September 28, 2009
As debate intensifies over resourcing the war in Afghanistan, expert Clare Lockhart says more attention must be paid to helping Afghans rebuild their country’s battered institutions.