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America’s Robust Response to Ebola: Staying on Track

October 20, 2014

Why the anti-Islamic State Coalition Must Stick to Its Shared Interests

October 17, 2014

Climate Change Threatens National Security: Military Adaptation and Political Challenges

October 15, 2014

Avoiding another Land War in the Middle East

October 10, 2014

Ebola: Meeting the Challenge to Global Security

October 8, 2014

The Islamic State and Iran’s Role in the Middle East

October 6, 2014

Expansive Syria Airstrikes Raise Questions about U.S. Strategy

October 3, 2014

Fighting the Islamic State: Assessing the Impact on the Pentagon’s Budget

October 1, 2014

As the United States expands the war against the Islamic State to include striking targets in Syria, the issue of funding the campaign has garnered increased interest from policymakers. Recent analyses by outside experts project that the costs of a sustained campaign could rise to $8 billion per year for airstrikes – depending upon their […]

Prime Minister Modi’s Visit: U.S.-India Issues to Watch

September 29, 2014

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets with President Obama today as part of a trip that also includes meetings with American governors, members of Congress, business leaders, and an address delivered at Madison Square Garden in New York. Prime Minister Modi’s visit has been cast as an opportunity to “reinvigorate” U.S.-Indian relations at a moment […]

Iran Nuclear Negotiations: Possibilities for Progress

September 26, 2014

Negotiations between the P5+1 nations and Iran over Iran’s nuclear enrichment program resumed last week in New York ahead of the U.N. General Assembly, and in their addresses this week, both President Barack Obama and President Hassan Rouhani spoke with cautious optimism about the prospects of a deal. Some reports have suggested that diplomats are […]

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