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March 6, 2018

Al-Qaeda
Members of al-Qaeda's Jabhat al-Nusra Al-Qaeda’s Resurrection

With the demise of the Islamic State, a revived al-Qaeda and its affiliates should now be considered the world’s top terrorist threat.

December 27, 2017

United States
American obituaries Ten American Foreign Policy Influentials Who Died in 2017

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2017 who through…

November 27, 2017

Turkey
Trump Erdogan Why Turkey Feels Burned by Trump

The Turks thought the president would be their friend. Instead, ties with Washington have only gotten worse. 

May 18, 2018

United States
Play Modern Slavery The Reality of Modern Slavery

From debt bondage in India, forced labor in North Korea, and human trafficking in Europe and the United States, an estimated 40.3 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery.

May 8, 2018

Religion
Play The World: How Worried Should You Be? The World: How Worried Should You Be?

Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the current state of the world and top challenges in U.S. foreign policy, with Juju Chang, coanchor of ABC News' Nightline m…

November 17, 2014

Infrastructure
Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at the premiere of Netflix's television series "House of Cards" at Alice Tully Hall in the Lincoln Center in New York City (Stephen Chernin/Courtesy Reuters). Dumb Government and Smart Government

There were two stories in the paper over the weekend – both of them local to the Washington, DC area – that perfectly captured the difference between smart government spending and dumb government spe…

November 6, 2017

Conflict Prevention
Podcast Demonstrators storm Macedonia parliament Preventing the Unraveling of the Balkans Peace Agreements

Tensions are rising in the Balkans and the risk of renewed violence is growing, but the United States can help preserve peace and stability in the region. As part of the Center for Preventive Action’…

April 6, 2012

Trade
A Tesla Motors Model S is undergoing assembly at a Fremont, California factory—formerly co-owned by GM and Toyota—that Tesla purchased with the proceeds of a $465 million DoE loan. (Stephen Lam/Courtesy Reuters) Morning Brief: Energy Dept. to Offer More Loan Guarantees

The Department of Energy (DoE) announced that it will begin to approve new loan guarantees for renewable energy (TheHill). The DoE issued almost $16 billion in loan guarantees until the 2009 stimulus…

January 10, 2017

United States
Play RTS7E2V_EC.jpg A Conversation With the Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe

General Sir Adrian Bradshaw discusses his tenure as deputy supreme allied commander Europe and provides his perspective on the strategic threats facing NATO.