Menachem Begin and His Lasting Contribution to Israeli Foreign Policy and National Security

Many aspects of Israel’s national security situation today, which is almost the best it has ever been, began taking shape ...

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Connecting Flights?: International Tourism and Foreign Relations

The Future of the Kuomintang in Taiwan: Reform, Recalibrate, or Stay the Course?

Once again, the future of Kuomintang (KMT), the political party headed by Chiang Kai-shek for decades and that favors a closer relationship with Mainland China, is in doubt due to the results of the recent presidential and legislative elections...

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What is the FISA Agenda as the New Decade Begins?

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) enters 2020 under the microscope in a way seldom seen in the four decades in which it has served as the touchstone for conducting foreign intelligence electronic surveillance in the United States. Consequently,...

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Eastern Promises: Our German Problem

It’s comforting to believe that frequently rocky US-German relations over the last three years have been due largely to President ...

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Iran Crisis Threatens Neighbors in Central Asia and the Caucasus

The United States and the Islamic Republic of Tehran may be closer to conflict than at any point since the ...

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Three Conflict Scenarios for the Black Sea in 2020

What happens in the Black Sea does not stay in the Black Sea. The region’s status as a crossroad linking ...

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FPRI Targeted in Online Disinformation Campaign

In a twist of the old adage that all politics is local—even international politics—last week the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) may have been a victim of the escalating tensions between Iran and the United States. On New Year’s...

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