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December 1, 2016

Heads of State and Government
Drone Memos: A Conversation With Jameel Jaffer

This week, I spoke with Jameel Jaffer, inaugural director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. We discussed his new book, The Drone Memos: Targeted Killing, Secrecy, and th…

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December 1, 2016

Heads of State and Government
Drone Memos: A Conversation With Jameel Jaffer

This week, I spoke with Jameel Jaffer, inaugural director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. We discussed his new book, The Drone Memos: Targeted Killing, Secrecy, and th…

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January 18, 2017

China
China’s WTO Entry, 15 Years On

Late last year Tim Duy asked for an assessment of the decision to allow China to join the WTO, now that 15 years have passed. Greg Ip met the call well before I did, in a remarkable essay. But …

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October 17, 2013

United States
This Week: Iran Negotiations, Syria Pre-Negotiations, and Egypt Moots Legislation

Significant Developments Iran. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU negotiator Catherine Ashton issued a joint statement yesterday, following talks between the P5+1 countries and Iran, annou…

Delegations from Iran, the United States, and other world powers sit before the start of two days of closed-door nuclear talks at the United Nations offices in Geneva October 15, 2013 (Coffrini/Courtesy Reuters).

June 7, 2013

China
Obama and Xi: Can the United States and China Speak the Same Language?

Leading up to today’s summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, the drumbeat from Beijing has been consistent and insistent: China and the United States should buil…

U.S. President Barack Obama adjusts his translators ear piece.

March 29, 2013

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Drone Secrets, Noise, and Civil Liberties

Jameel Jaffer, “The Drone Secrets We Should See,” Politico, March 29, 2013. The administration owes the public a fuller account of the program. It should begin by releasing the legal memos that supp…

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March 1, 2013

United States
Assessing U.S. Drone Strike Policies

A panel of experts discusses U.S. drone policy.

March 1, 2013

United States
Assessing U.S. Drone Strike Policies

KAREN GREENBERG: So welcome to this afternoon's conversation, "Assessing U.S. Drone Strike Policies." We have a wonderful panel here today. I will introduce them very briefly. You can read about the…

March 1, 2013

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Cybersecurity, Drones, and Collateral Damage

Massimo Calabresi, “The Path to War,” TIME Magazine, March 11, 2013. The most compelling argument for Obama, the former law professor, was that a nuclear Iran would spell the end of the internationa…

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May 3, 2012

United States
Middle East Matters This Week: Syria’s Cease-fire Tatters, Former Israeli Security Officials Speak out on Iran

Significant Middle East Developments Syria. The United Nations announced today that the three-week old truce in Syria "is not holding." Major General Robert Mood, chief of the UN Supervision Mission…

Israel's defense minister Ehud Barak sits across from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on April 29, 2012 (Ronen Zvulun/Courtesy Reuters).