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September 21, 2005

Iraq
Interview with William L. Nash on the U.S. military’s strategy in Iraq

Top U.S. military commanders in Iraq have called recent efforts to sweep insurgent strongholds in Tal Afar and elsewhere “great successes.” But some insurgency experts dispute that claim, arguing tha…

May 2, 2006

Germany
Drozdiak: German Chancellor Likely to Press Bush for Direct Talks with Iran

The president of the American Council on Germany sees a "definite improvement" in U.S.-German relations since Angela Merkel became chancellor five months ago. Ahead of Merkel’s second visit to Washin…

October 26, 2006

Peacekeeping
Lyman: Political Solution Needs to Be Found in Darfur

Princeton N. Lyman says that despite calls for military intervention in Darfur, he does not believe that such an approach would be practical. He hopes the U.S. special envoy to Darfur will be able to…

November 28, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Perkovich: Iran-U.S. Competition in Middle East Holds Seeds of ‘Tragedy’

George Perkovich, a leading expert on Iran and on nuclear issues, says Iran feels emboldened to compete with the United States for dominance in the Middle East. He warns of the potential for “tragedy…

March 28, 2007

Iran
Perkovich: Continued Pressure on Iran May Lead to Nuclear Concessions

George Perkovich, a leading expert on Iran and nuclear nonproliferation issues, says there is no question that Iran has not complied yet with the IAEA investigation into its nuclear activities despit…

October 23, 2007

International Organizations
Eliasson: Peacekeeping ‘Futile’ Without a Peace to Keep

Jan Eliasson, the UN secretary-general’s special envoy for Darfur, says any new political agreement on Darfur must reflect the realities on the ground.

November 27, 2006

Lebanon
Young: ’Little Doubt’ Syria Is Responsible for Gemayel’s Assassination

Michael Young, an expect commentator on Lebanese affairs, says he has little doubt the recent assassination of Christian leader Pierre Gemayel and other killings in Lebanon were carried out by Syria …

June 19, 2003

Polls and Public Opinion
Kohut: Muslim ’Fear and Loathing’ of the U.S.

Andrew Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, says that the Iraq war caused further damage to the global image of the United States. Antipathy toward Washington is …

August 9, 2012

Emerging Markets
The Economy of the Olympics

With the London summer games at an end, economist Jose Ursua discusses whether or not Olympics have a financial impact for host cities, and the broader implications for the global economy.

August 18, 2004

United States
Pollster Kohut: Foreign Policy Most Important Issue in 2004 Elections

Andrew Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, says a nationwide survey conducted in association with the Council on Foreign Relations finds that, for the first time …