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March 26, 1999

Afghanistan
Testimony on the Situation in Afghanistan Before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Recent Events and Political Actors in AfghanistanFor policy recommendations, see text of oral testimony1. INTRODUCTION: SUMMARY OVERVIEW1On August 8, 1998, the Taliban (Islamic student) movement of A…

July 29, 2003

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Terrorism Expert Says Chances of New Attack in U.S. ’Very High’

Jessica Stern, a leading expert on terror who was the National Security Council director for Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian Affairs in the Clinton administration, says the United States cannot let…

March 2, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
A Nuclear Iran: Challenges and Responses

After the International Atomic Energy Agency on February 4 voted to report Iran to the UN Security Council because of its concerns over its nuclear program, the rituals of diplomacy persist. The inte…

July 20, 2006

Iran
Iran’s Nuclear Impasse: The Next Steps

Iran’s Nuclear Impasse: The Next Steps More than any other issue, the nuclear question has exposed the divisions within the clerical establishment’s over Iran’s international orientation. To be sure…

June 17, 2009

Iran
'Crisis of Legitimacy’ in Iran

Arang Keshavarzian, an expert on Iranian politics at New York University, says the decision by the Iranian leadership to peremptorily announce President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s election victory has ali…

September 10, 2009

Media
’Dangerous Reporters’ and the Impact of International Journalism

As part of the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship 60th Anniversary initiative current and former fellows discuss the stories that have had the most impact and present ideas for sustaining serious inte…

February 18, 2011

Iran
Iran’s Protests and Economic Realities

In contrast to other Mideast states, economic pressures are less likely to topple Iran’s regime, says expert Suzanne Maloney. Stronger repressive forces and the impact of international sanctions may …

September 19, 2011

United States
Pakistan, America, and Journalistic Courage

Tribesmen pray at grave of Hayatullah Khan during his funural near Mir Ali in the North Waziristan region on the Afghan border on June 17, 2006 (Faisal Mahmood/Courtesy Reuters). In 2005, U.S. and P…

Tribesmen pray at grave of Hayatullah Khan during his funural near Mir Ali in the North Waziristan region on the Afghan border on June 17, 2006 (Faisal Mahmood/Courtesy Reuters).

November 1, 2011

Iran
Iran’s Internal Political Fray

Iran’s power struggles are adding to the political problems of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, but it remains unclear who will emerge most powerful among the feuding conservative factions, says expert…

June 4, 2012

United States
How Many Civilians Are Killed by U.S. Drones?

After last week’s excellent reporting in Newsweek and the New York Times, many pundits and policymakers are newly aware of America’s policy of targeted killings and the existence of “kill lists.” Thi…

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