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June 24, 2015

Technology and Innovation
Challenges and Benefits of South Korea’s Middle Power Aspirations

South Koreans have been among the world’s early adopters in globalization over the past two decades, going from outpost to “node” by embracing networks, connectivity, and economic interdependence in …

seoul g20 2010

April 3, 2015

Iran
Tricky Path to Final Iran Nuclear Deal

The framework deal with Iran surpassed expectations and revived concerns about how such a deal could be implemented, says CFR’s Ray Takeyh.

May 12, 2014

Israel
The Pitfalls of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Mistrust, complex domestic politics, and a lack of urgency by Israeli and Palestinian leaders continue to bedevil peace talks brokered by the Obama administration, says former U.S. negotiator Aaron D…

January 18, 2013

United States
You Might Have Missed: Mali, Cyberwar, and "Zero Option" in Afghanistan

Tony Capaccio, “Iran’s Cyber Threat Potential Great, U.S. General Says,” Bloomberg News, January 17, 2013. Iran’s developing ability to launch cyber attacks will make it “a force to be reckoned with…

Chinook

December 22, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drones, Leaving Afghanistan, and Iran

DOD Decision Makers Need Additional Analyses to Determine Costs and Benefits of Returning Excess Equipment, Government Accountability Office, December 19, 2012. In June 2011, the United States annou…

July 20, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Invading Syria, Arming Yemen, and Military Dogs

Government Accountability Office, “Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Use in the National Airspace and the Role of the Department of Homeland Security,” July 19, 2012. GAO’s ongoing work has identified seve…

Dogs of war

June 29, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drones, Targeted Killings, and Nuclear Weapons

Government Accountability Office, State and DOD Face Challenges in Finalizing Support and Security Capabilities, June 28, 2012. The Departments of State (State) and Defense (DOD) planned for a civil…

CIA

January 19, 2006

Iraq
The Role of Kurds in Iraqi Politics

This publication is now archived. What role will Kurds play in Iraq’s future government? Kurds are expected to play a kingmaker role in forming Iraq’s new coalition government. Kurdish parties …

September 15, 2011

China
China and Information vs. Cyber Security

Flags fly in front of the United Nations Headquarters in New York. (Brendan McDermid/Courtesy Reuters) On Monday, China, along with Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, asked UN Secretary-General Ban…

China and Information vs. Cyber Security

April 28, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
The World Next Week: Will the Debt Debate Roil the Markets?

Floor trader Joe Quaglieri uses a phone on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 18, 2011, when Wall Street fell more than 1 percent as sovereign debt fears on both sides of the Atlantic …

Floor trader Joe Quaglieri uses a phone on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, April 18, 2011. Wall Street fell more than 1 percent on Monday as sovereign debt fears on both sides of the Atlantic and China’s monetary tightening hurt the outlook for global economic growth. (Brendan McDermid/courtesy Reuters)