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January 12, 2012

United States
Iranian Scientists and U.S. Targeted Killings

Driving in rush hour traffic yesterday morning in Tehran, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, chemical engineer and department supervisor at the Natanz uranium enrichment plant, was killed. Reportedly, two men on…

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October 22, 2014

United States
Stephen Hadley Looks Back on 9/11, Iraq, and Afghanistan

Stephen J. Hadley, former national security advisor to President George W. Bush, joins CNN's Global Affairs Correspondent, Elise Labott, to discuss his experiences in foreign policy and national secu…

October 22, 2014

United States
Stephen J. Hadley Looks Back on 9/11, Iraq, and Afghanistan

Stephen J. Hadley, former national security advisor to President George W. Bush, joins CNN's Global Affairs Correspondent Elise Labott to discuss his experiences in foreign policy and national securi…

May 19, 2016

Global
'War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft'

Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris discuss War by Other Means, their new book on why the United States must strategically integrate economic and financial instruments into its foreign policy …

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June 14, 2016

Russia
Russia’s 2016 Parliamentary Elections: A Putin Scorecard

Is President Vladimir Putin on a roll or on the ropes? A case can be made for both, and upcoming parliamentary elections might yield some surprises, writes CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.

January 30, 2003

Iraq
Murphy Says He Expects War by End of February; Saudis Promoting Plan to Persuade Saddam Hussein to Go Into Exile

Richard W. Murphy, the Council on Foreign Relations Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow in Middle East Studies, says that, barring some major concessions by Iraq, he expects a war by the end of February…

June 1, 2018

Global
Promoting Due Process in Global Antitrust Enforcement

Makan Delrahim discusses fresh thinking on ways to promote procedural convergence in global antitrust enforcement.

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May 5, 2011

Defense and Security
TWE Mailbag: Do Americans Think Obama Has Shown He Is Ready for the 3 AM Phone Call?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yr7odFUARg Click here to view this video on YouTube. My post on the nine-point public approval ratings bump that President Obama saw in this week’s Washington Post/P…

November 3, 2005

Emerging Markets
Bush has yet to meet a big IMF bailout he does not like …

Steve Clemons is surprised that Bush was not more hostile toward the IMF in a recent pre-Summit of the Americas press gaggle.  I am surprised that Steve Clemons is surprised.After all, as governor of…

December 20, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Hard for Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan Not to Run in 2015-But Can He Win?

Things are churning in Nigeria. There is the publication of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to President Goodluck Jonathan cataloging the latter’s political failures. There is Central Ban…

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