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May 28, 2014

United States
Obama_Foreign_Policy_West_Point Obama at West Point: He Likes Ike

Twelve years ago, having already decided on a course of war with Iraq, President George W. Bush traveled to the U.S. Military Academy on June 1, 2002, to announce a new doctrine of unilateral “preemp…

October 17, 2012

United States
A U-2 photograph of Soviet IRBMs in Cuba, October 17, 1962. (Dino A. Brugioni Collection, The National Security Archive, Washington, DC) TWE Remembers: JFK Solicits Ike’s Advice (Cuban Missile Crisis, Day Two)

All presidents switch roles repeatedly over the course of their day. One minute they are running meetings on complex policy choices. At the next minute they are exchanging empty pleasantries with vis…

April 10, 2018

China
The China Mission

A spellbinding narrative of the high-stakes mission that changed the course of America, China, diplomacy and global politics—and a rich portrait of the towering, complex figure who carried it out: George Marshall.

August 24, 2016

United States
Cable Coup Final Remembering the Vietnam "Coup Cable"

Things usually slow down in Washington in August. Congress goes into recess, and Washingtonians who can leave town do. But this predictable lull in government activity doesn’t mean that policymaking …

May 13, 2015

Japan
Play RTX1B6Q4_EC.jpg Who Is Shinzo Abe?

Experts discuss the leadership style, personality, and policies of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

November 9, 2011

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Closing Guantanamo?

President Obama vowed in January 2009 to close the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay. Two years later, the White House continues to face challenges to that promise, leaving critics to suggest the facilit…

March 20, 2015

Defense and Security
drones_tt13 You Might Have Missed: Arming Rebels, Oplan Exodus, and Women and Drone Strikes

Richard Eichenberg, “Do Women Dislike Drone Strikes More Than Other Types of Airstrikes? (yes, but only a little),” Ike’s World of Polls from Tufts, February 27, 2015. (3PA: This gender gap in sup…

September 9, 2014

United States
U.S. Public Increasingly Concerned by the Rise of ISIS

Politico's Mike Allen and Michael Dimock of the Pew Research Center join NBC's Betsy Fischer Martin to discuss the upcoming midterm Congressional elections.

September 9, 2014

United States
U.S. Public Increasingly Concerned by the Rise of ISIS

Politico's Mike Allen and Michael Dimock of the Pew Research Center join NBC's Betsy Fischer Martin to discuss the upcoming midterm Congressional elections.