If I Had to Sum Up FPRI in a Few Sentences:Remarks to the 2016 FPRI Annual Brunch for PartnersBy Alan H. LuxenbergPresident, FPRIIf I were to sum up FPRI in a few sentences, I would say:We teach teachers.We train students.We educate the public.We provide the policy community with rigorous analysis and carefully thought through recommendations […]
Robert A. Fox Fellow Sam Helfont Discusses Vice President Joe Biden’s Visit to Iraq on Iraqi Kurdish News Channel Rudaw
In an five minute interview on behalf of FPRI, Helfont discussed Biden’s visit to Iraq on the best known, and most watched news channel in Kurdistan.NOTE: The interview is in Kurdish.
FPRI’s Michael Cecire was cited and interviewed in multiple media outlets recently. In his interview on VOA, (video version here), Cecire discussed the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. He discusses the U.S. Presidential candidates and Georgia in an interview on Netgazeti.ge. Cecire’s January Washington Post article, “Yes, Putin may be starting to win Georgia away from the West. Here’s […]
The revolution in Tunisia has arguably been by far the most successful of the Arab Spring movements to date. However, it is now time for Tunisia to come up with creative ways to weather the myriad of challenges it faces, while simultaneously taking advantage of the few opportunities it has. This infographic lays them out.
“You can watch this as a potential recruit and be like, I am going to be this guy on the battlefield. This is something that excites me. And I’m with my brothers out here. And it’s violent and they’re successful. So I want to be part of a winning effort.”Watch the full interview here.
“This regime is incapable of political reform because views it as suicidal. This government believes all political turmoil is a foreign conspiracy driven by foreign funding, not driven by something organic within Egyptian society.”Read the full article here.
With the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea, Eastern Europe and Eurasia have re-emerged as a major focal point for global competition. The redrawing of borders by military force and the continued stoking of nationalism, irredentism and revanchism in Eurasia could well erupt into large-scale violence. Unless effectively countered, these developments threaten to dismantle the post-Cold War […]
“The Jordanian leadership has to address its immediate interests in a way that makes the other actor feel satisfied, but that does not lead to a very consistent overall foreign policy.”Read the full article here.
“There is a generation of new donors who have huge assets, and their own ideas, and think traditional think tanks are old-fashioned.”Read the full article here.
This month’s issue of the American Review of Books, Blogs, and Bull includes an articles by Ron Granieri on the Legacy of Alexander Hamilton, Samuel Helfont on the story behind the story of Iraqi Kurdistan, and, in a review of Niall Ferguson’s biography of Henry Kissinger, Adam Garfinkle analyzes the role of Jewish identity in Kissinger’s thought and deeds.