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September 18, 2017

United States
The United States Air Force Celebrates Its 70th Birthday Today

The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 70 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …

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November 6, 2017

Conflict Prevention
Preventing the Unraveling of the Balkans Peace Agreements

Tensions are rising in the Balkans and the risk of renewed violence is growing, but the United States can help preserve peace and stability in the region. As part of the Center for Preventive Action’…

Podcast Demonstrators storm Macedonia parliament

September 19, 2016

United States
Nuclear Modernization: Is the United States Headed for a New Arms Race?

Experts discuss U.S. policy towards nuclear modernization, the costs and benefits of developing a new generation of nuclear weapons, and the effects on the balance of power among nuclear states.

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April 2, 2015

Health
Pharmaceuticals in Global Health Security

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Ebola epidemic showed in harrowing detail the human devastati…

An Ebola trials notebook is seen in a laboratory during trials for an Ebola vaccine at the Jenner Institute in Oxford, England, on January 16, 2015.

January 20, 2016

United States
Robert M. Gates on Civic Duty and U.S. National Security

Robert Gates discusses civic duty and leadership, and addresses the future of U.S. national security and defense.

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June 16, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016: Governor Jeb Bush, GOP Presidential Candidate

We have had two presidents who were the fathers of presidents. We have had a president who was the grandfather of a president. We have even had presidents who were fifth cousins. But we have never ha…

Republican U.S. presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during a kickoff rally in Miami, Florida June 15, 2015.

February 24, 2015

United States
Mac Thornberry on the Budget, National Security, and Policy Reform

Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX) joins Princeton Universitys James Shinn to discuss threats to U.S. national security and Thornberry’s vision for the House Armed Services Committee

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February 24, 2015

United States
Mac Thornberry on the Budget, National Security, and Policy Reform

Mac Thornberry, U.S. Representative (R-TX) and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, joins Princeton University’s James Shinn to discuss threats to U.S. national security and Thornberry’s…

September 30, 2014

United States
Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work on the Asia-Pacific Rebalance

Robert O. Work, deputy secretary of defense, joins James E. Sciutto, chief national security correspondent at CNN, to discuss Department of Defense policy toward the Asia-Pacific region.

September 30, 2014

United States
Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work on the Asia-Pacific Rebalance

Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work joins James E. Sciutto, chief national security correspondent at CNN, to discuss Department of Defense policy toward the Asia-Pacific region.