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October 8, 2017

Israel
The Coming Confrontation Between Israel and Iran

In the United States, discussions of Iran have for the last few years been mostly about the JCPOA—the nuclear deal negotiated by President Obama. In the Middle East, things are different. This is …

March 22, 2017

Arctic
The Arctic Is Integral to U.S. National Security

The Arctic should be a major consideration in discussions of U.S. national security, says Thad Allen, co-chair of CFR’s Independent Task Force on the Arctic. 

July 7, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
Israel: BDS in the West, Integration in the Middle East?

Efforts continue in Europe and the United States to boycott Israel or at least Israeli goods "tainted" by their production in settlements in the West Bank, and to disinvest in Israeli companies or in…

March 8, 2017

United States
Play RTS10VVV_EC.jpg Civil-Military Relations in the New Administration

Experts discuss the role of civil-military relations in the development of military advice; evaluate early changes to the national security system under President Trump; and consider possible reforms…

July 30, 2014

Austria
Black Tom Explosion TWE Remembers: The Black Tom Explosion

The explosion at the Black Tom munitions depot in Jersey City, New Jersey at 2:08 a.m. on Sunday, July 30, 1916 was massive. It generated shockwaves equivalent to a 5.5 magnitude earthquake, blowing …

May 16, 2014

Italy
Political Dialogue and Institutional Reform Needed to Resolve the Crisis in Ukraine

With Italy preparing to assume the presidency of the European Union in July, Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini joins Lally Weymouth of the Washington Post to discuss current Italian diploma…

May 16, 2014

Italy
Political Dialogue and Institutional Reform Needed to Resolve the Crisis in Ukraine

With Italy preparing to assume the presidency of the European Union in July, Italian foreign minister Federica Mogherini joins Lally Weymouth of the Washington Post to discuss current Italian diploma…

February 28, 2013

Eight Kenyan presidential candidates participate in the second presidential debate at Brookhouse School in Nairobi (Joan Pereruan/Nation Media Group/Courtesy Reuters). The World Next Week: Kenyans Vote, Italy Awaits a Government, and the Sixtieth Anniversary of Stalin’s Death Is Marked

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed Kenyan elections, the scramble to assemble a new government in Italy, and the sixtieth anniversary of Stalin’s death. [audio: http://ww…

March 5, 2012

Defense and Security
Israeli APC drives towards Lion's Gate in Jerusalem Israel’s Nuclear Weapons Program and Lessons for Iran

During an interview with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in March 2011, Piers Morgan posed a serious question: MORGAN: Do you have nuclear weapons? NETANYAHU: Well, we have a longstan…

January 1, 2006

Defense and Security
Targets for Terrorism: Ports

This publication is now archived. Could terrorists attack U.S. ports? Yes. Experts warn that U.S. seaports could be tempting targets for terrorists bent on killing large numbers of people, grabbing m…