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Lawfare

Why the United States Should Be as Circumspect as the British about the Muslim Brotherhood


Lorenzo Vidino

Lawfare Over the next few weeks the Muslim Brotherhood is likely to feature at the center of Washington’s political debate. Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Senator Ted Cruz have recently ...

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Mail Tribune

Japan-U.S. Alliance Advances — with Pacific and Global Significance


Arthur I. Cyr

Mail Tribune Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the United States has underscored the vital importance of the alliance between our two nations. Military defense as well as ...

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The National Interest

Democracy Promotion Is Smart Security Policy


Adrian A. Basora

The National Interest We cannot “make America great again” unless America is secure both at home and in its global position. But what does this have to do with ...

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Ethics and International Affairs

Democracy Promotion and a Trump Administration


Nikolas K. Gvosdev

Ethics and International Affairs Carnegie Council What happens to the democracy promotion enterprise in a Trump administration? The President’s comments that under his watch the United States will not ...

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Foreign Policy

Trump’s Grand Strategic Train Wreck


Hal Brands

Foreign Policy Believe it or not, President Donald Trump has a grand strategy. According to some analysts, Trump’s endless streams of erratic and apparently improvisational ideas don’t add up to ...

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The Caravan

A New Don


Sumit Ganguly

The Caravan Over the past two decades, relations between India and the United States have improved quite dramatically. There have been some vicissitudes, such as those over India’s stance ...

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The National Interest

China: The Real Winner of the 2016 Election


Thomas J. Shattuck

The National Interest After a president of the United States takes office, he normally enjoys what is called a “honeymoon period,” which is when the public and Congress generally ...

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KyivPost

Are the Baltic States Really Indefensible?


Stephen Blank

KyivPost One of the great canards of our time is that the Baltic states are indefensible. Although the reasons for making this argument are rarely spelled out, they revolve ...

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Foreign Policy

Beware Trump’s Kitchen Cabinet


The Hon. Dov S. Zakheim

Foreign Policy The appointment to the Principals’ Committee of Stephen Bannon, a political operative with no meaningful foreign policy or defense experience or expertise, rightly has astounded and perplexed ...

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Foreign Policy

The Strategic Suicide of Aligning With Russia in Syria


Hal Brands

Foreign Policy Donald Trump wants to make a partner of Russia in Syria. One of Trump’s most consistently expressed foreign policy ideas, both during the campaign and now since ...

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