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April 20, 2011

Politics and Government
Food For Thought

A vendor sells books at Mutanabi Street in Baghdad April 5, 2011 (Mohammed Ameen/Courtesy Reuters) I will not be posting for the next week. Please see below two interesting articles. My friend, Di…

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November 19, 2012

Intelligence
Film Discussion: "The Man Nobody Knew"

Tim Weiner and film director Carl Colby discuss the film The Man Nobody Knew, which uncovers the secret world of a legendary CIA spymaster William Colby.

November 19, 2012

Intelligence
Screening of The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

The Man Nobody Knew uncovers the secret world of a legendary CIA spymaster. Told by William Colby's son, the story is at once a probing history of the CIA, a personal memoir of a family living in cla…

October 29, 2014

Japan
Not U.S. Isolationism, But a Rebalancing of Priorities and Means

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs 2014 survey released last month entitled “Foreign Policy in the Age of Retrenchment” reports that over 40 percent of Americans believe that the United States sho…

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March 13, 2015

Global
U.S. Intelligence in a Transforming World

CIA Director John O. Brennan joins CBS News' Charlie Rose to discuss the agency's global mission and approach to emerging and persistent threats.

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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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September 21, 2015

United States
Policing and Securing New York City

Ray Kelly discusses his life fighting crime as New York's former police commissioner.

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November 7, 2014

Egypt
Weekend Reading: Trouble In Morocco, Egypt 1990s Style, and What Are The Palestinians Saying?

Zineb Belmkaddem examines how the Moroccan authorities are clamping down on opposition movements. Dina El Khawaga argues that the Egyptian government is reproducing the authoritarian measures of the…

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December 18, 2015

United States
Homeland Security Implications of ISIS Attacks

Experts discuss the vetting of refugees, the implications for immigration policy, and the role of the NSA and intelligence community in the aftermath of the recent ISIS attacks in Paris, Lebanon, and…

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September 12, 2016

United States
The State of Intelligence: Fifteen Years After 9/11

Experts discuss developments in counterterrorism and intelligence gathering in the past fifteen years, including lessons learned since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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