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January 26, 2017

International Organizations
Trump’s UN Executive Order Would Cut Off America’s Nose to Spite Its Face

As first reported in yesterday’s New York Times, President Donald J. Trump’s White House has prepared two executive orders that would slash U.S. funding for the United Nations and place a moratorium …

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January 7, 2011

Iran
Four More Years

Israel's PM Netanyahu hugs Meir Dagan, the outgoing director of Israel's spy agency Mossad, at the cabinet meeting in Jerusalem. (Ronen Zvulun/Courtesy Reuters) Yesterday the legendary Meir …

Four More Years

December 15, 2016

United States
Rising Sea Levels and the Threat to U.S. Coastal Areas

As sea levels rise around the world, experts discuss the adaptation policies for U.S. coastal cities and the budgetary and national security implications of rising sea levels on U.S. coastal communit…

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July 12, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: Syria Aid, Drones in Africa, and the Bin Laden Raid

Quinnipiac University, “American Voters Say 2-1 Stay Out Of Syria, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Drop In Foreign Policy Approval Keeps Obama Score Low,” July 11, 2013. Eric Schmit…

You Might Have Missed: Syria Aid, Drones in Africa, and the Bin Laden Raid

August 2, 2012

United States
Middle East Matters This Week: Annan’s Resignation, Syria’s Escalation, and Egypt’s Plodding Government Formation

Significant Middle East Developments Annan Resignation. Kofi Annan, the UN and Arab League envoy for Syria, tendered his resignation today, having served in the position since late February. In a st…

UN-Arab League mediator Kofi Annan addresses a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva on August 2, 2012 (Denis Balibous/Courtesy Reuters).

May 31, 2012

Politics and Government
A Conversation with Senator Marco Rubio

MODERATOR: But -- is mine ringing? So cellphones, mobile -- (laughter) -- turn them off. Not even on vibrate. They have to be off completely. And if anybody's even vibrates in here, Richard Haass wi…

May 31, 2012

Politics and Government
A Conversation with Senator Marco Rubio

Senator Marco Rubio discusses foreign policy challenges facing the United States.

September 1, 2011

International Organizations
Temper Tantrum: The GOP’s Latest Assault on the UN

U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida answers reporters' questions during a news conference at the Presidential House in Tegucigalpa (Oswaldo Rivas/ Courtesy Reuters)   For a case…

Temper Tantrum: The GOP’s Latest Assault on the UN

December 19, 2011

United States
U.S. Foreign Policy: Top Twenty Quotes by the Government in 2011

U.S. President Barack Obama talks with Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communication Rhodes and Senior Advisor Axelrod in the Oval Office (July 6, 2010). In researching national secur…

 U.S. President Barack Obama talks with Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communication Rhodes and Senior Advisor Axelrod in the Oval Office (July 6, 2010).

September 20, 2011

International Organizations
Obama’s Dual Dilemmas at United Nations

This year’s daunting UN challenges for President Obama: navigating the Palestinian statehood thicket and convincing Americans that UN diplomacy matters, writes CFR’s Stewart Patrick.