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May 1, 2012

Trade
The Great Recession and Trade Protectionism: What Went Right?

There has already been extensive analysis of the mistakes in finance, real estate, and regulation that came together in 2008 to produce the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Bu…

The World Trade Organization Flag. (World Trade Organization/Flickr)

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March 23, 2010

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
State Sponsors: Cuba

The U.S. State Department continues to list Cuba as a state sponsor of terror, though most experts say the country no longer poses a threat to U.S. national security.

March 10, 2010

Iran
Iran’s Nuclear Program

Iran’s nuclear program is believed to have steadily progressed, despite sharply increased concerns over its intentions and sanctions over its lack of transparency.

August 23, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: Cyber Defense, Egypt, Drone Strikes in Iraq?

CNN, "Transcript of President Obama’s Interview on ’New Day’," August 23, 2013. What I think the American people also expect me to do as president is to think through what we do from the perspective…

Suez Canal

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

June 21, 2013

Political Transitions
You Might Have Missed: Syrian Intervention, Drone Transparency, and Surveillance Programs

“Nuclear Nonproliferation: IAEA Has Made Progress in Implementing Critical Programs but Continues to Face Challenges,” U.S. Government Accountability Office, May 16, 2013. As of December 2011, IAEA …

Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on FBI

February 8, 2013

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drone Strikes, Civilian Casualties, and John Brennan

Dianne Feinstein, Opening Remarks at the Senate Intelligence Committee Confirmation Hearing for John Brennan, February 7, 2013. I’ve… been attempting to speak publicly about the very low number of c…

Predator drone

March 8, 2007

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Rail Security and the Terrorist Threat

Backgrounder: Experts say more should be done to reduce risk on both passenger and freight rail.

March 12, 2012

United States
U.S. Targeted Killings: Official Confusion

Last Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder gave a policy speech at Northwestern University Law School, reportedly intended to “reveal publicly the legal reasoning behind [the Obama administration’s] d…

Director Mueller