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  • newHow America enables its allies' bad behavior
    Editors’ Note: U.S. allies behave the way they do because we let them, write Jeremy Shapiro and Richard Sokolsky. Washington has become so focused on maintaining its relationships with its allies that it's forgotten what the relationships were fo…
    - 2 hours ago, 4 May 16, 1:00pm -
  • newHow the U.S. can better help militaries around the world
    Editor's Note: Helping other countries' militaries and intelligence services is a vital part of the war on terrorism. These programs, however, are often seen as either a panacea or an afterthought. Steve Watts calls for treating these programs with…
    - 23 hours ago, 3 May 16, 4:35pm -
  • Why Europe’s energy policy has been a strategic success story
    For Europe, it has been a rough year, or perhaps more accurately a rough decade. The terrorist attacks in London, Madrid, and elsewhere have taken a toll, as did the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. But things really got tough beginning with the Great Re…
    - 2 days ago, 2 May 16, 3:15pm -
  • The shifting nature of threats to Israel in its neighborhood
    How has Israel’s security environment evolved in the aftermath of the Iran nuclear deal? Tamara Cofman Wittes recently addressed this important question in a testimony before a joint session of two subcommittees of the House Foreign Affairs C…
    - 2 days ago, 2 May 16, 1:00pm -
  • Ethiopia’s outsized importance to African security
    Is Ethiopia a rising star in Africa? By some measures, yes: As the second most-populous country on the continent (after Nigeria), it has achieved GDP growth rates above 10 percent for a decade. It is home to the African Union headquarters and a key…
    - 5 days ago, 29 Apr 16, 5:45pm -
  • Closed borders will make Europe collapse
    Migration, inequality, middle class decline, the euro crisis, mistrust of the establishment—there is no shortage of explanations for the angry message voters in European countries are delivering with their ballots. However, most of the time, we d…
    - 5 days ago, 29 Apr 16, 3:40pm -
  • ISIS in the Pacific: Assessing terrorism in Southeast Asia and the threat to the homeland
    Editor's note: Joseph Chinyong testifies before the House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence on the Islamic State's reach in Southeast Asia and the terrorist group's threat to the homeland. Read his full testimony below, learn more a…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Apr 16, 2:00pm -
  • Is there a path to peace in Yemen?
    Editors’ Note: The conflict in Yemen has become a mutually hurting stalemate, writes Sultan Barakat. Constructing a truly all-inclusive decision-making process to pick up where the National Dialogue Conference left off will be key to reaching any…
    - 8 days ago, 26 Apr 16, 3:36pm -
  • The security situation in Ethiopia and how it relates to the broader region
    Event InformationApril 25, 201610:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDTFalk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036Register for the EventAs Africa's oldest independent country, Ethiopia has a history that is unique…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Apr 16, 2:00pm -
  • The U.S. can’t afford to end its global leadership role
    Editors’ Note: The economic, political, and security strategy that the United States has pursued for more than seven decades is under attack by leading political candidates in both parties, write Ivo Daalder and Robert Kagan. But the United State…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Apr 16, 1:40pm -

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