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June 27, 2012

Iran
The Voice of Iran

Why is it significant that the vice president of Iran has used a United Nations forum to deliver an appalling anti-Semitic speech? This happened yesterday in Geneva, as the New York Times reported. …

March 26, 2015

Afghanistan
The Road Ahead for Afghanistan

Ashraf Ghani discusses the political and economic priorities of the government of Afghanistan.

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May 22, 2009

Afghanistan
Nourishing Afghanistan’s Agricultural Sector

International actors are redoubling efforts to restore Afghanistan’s agriculture sector and weaken the massive opium trade that helps fund the Taliban. But competing strategies and corruption could s…

May 16, 2008

Iraq
Muqtada al-Sadr

The anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, virtually unknown before the collapse of Saddam Hussein’s government, has leveraged his family name to become one of the most influential Shiite leaders in m…

November 9, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: U.S. Elections, Drones, and Cyber Threats

David Axe, “Predator Drones Once Shot Back at Jets… But Sucked At It,” Wired, November 9, 2012. The U.S. military’s drones are defenseless against enemy fighters — as an incident this month over the…

Obama

December 30, 2011

Middle East Matters This Week: Escalating U.S.-Iranian Tensions in the Gulf

Iranian military personnel participate in the Velayat-90 war game in an unknown location near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran on December 30, 2011 (Hamed Jafarnejad/Courtesy Reuters). Signific…

Middle East Matters This Week: Escalating U.S.-Iranian Tensions in the Gulf

February 16, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: Infiltration of Iraqi Forces

This publication is now archived. What’s the extent of insurgent infiltration of Iraq’s security forces?Widespread, many experts say. Insurgents frequently appear to have inside information about the…

December 15, 2009

Afghanistan
U.S. Policy in Afghanistan: A Conversation with Richard C. Holbrooke

Watch Richard C. Holbrooke, special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, outline U.S. policy toward Afghanistan following President Barack Obama's address at the United States Military Academ…

December 15, 2009

Afghanistan
U.S. Policy in Afghanistan: A Conversation with Richard C. Holbrooke

Following President Barack Obama’s address at the United States Military Academy at West Point last week, join Richard C. Holbrooke for a discussion of U.S. policy toward Afghanistan.

September 20, 2006

Iraq
Iraq: The Way Forward: A Conversation with Senator Joseph Biden

Last May, Senator Joseph Biden and Council President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb proposed a five-point plan for the future of U.S.involvement in Iraq. Since then, the U.S. military has continued the proc…