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Bridging the Uranium Enrichment Gap with Iran

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Derek Davison

by Derek Davison With the Nov. 24 deadline looming, Iran and world powers will resume talks toward a final deal over Iran’s nuclear program this week in New York, but the gap between the two sides ... Read More


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A Poison Pill for AIPAC

Published on September 15th, 2014 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick Today, I’m asking my readers to please support the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). The group has been working hard on some new legislation and it’s really important to help get this bill to ... Read More


Afghanistan

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Battling ISIS: Some Unanswered Questions

Published on September 14th, 2014 | by James Russell

by James A. Russell All wars, no matter how long or short they may be, draw on historical and political context that is germane to the application of force in pursuit of strategic objectives. The ongoing ... Read More


Analysis

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Iraq’s Unravelling and Azerbaijan

Published on September 13th, 2014 | by Eldar Mamedov

by Eldar Mamedov The unraveling of Iraq may have some interesting, even alarming implications for the Caspian Basin state of Azerbaijan. Unlike other Arab states in turmoil, including Libya and Syria, Iraq has a religious and ... Read More


Analysis

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The Certainties of Dick Cheney

Published on September 12th, 2014 | by Jim Lobe

by Jim Lobe Derek has already covered this week’s Dick Cheney’s speech to the admiring throng at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), whose “scholars,” such as Richard Perle, Michael “Flypaper” Ledeen, Danielle Pletka and favored guests, ... Read More


Iraq

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Obama’s Anti-ISIS Strategy Met with Skepticism

Published on September 12th, 2014 | by Jim Lobe

by Jim Lobe U.S. President Barack Obama’s new strategy to “degrade, and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is being met with widespread scepticism among both hawks and doves, as well as ... Read More


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