Article of the Day: These 8 Democrats Are AIPAC’s Best Chances of Killing the Iran Deal

These 8 Democrats Are AIPAC’s Best Chances of Killing the Iran Deal The Iran deal is quickly shaping up to be the foreign policy issue of 2015. The uproar this has caused in Washington is very interesting, particularly among democrats. The pull of AIPAC and other pro-Israel groups is evidently strong on both sides of the […]

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Article of the day: Punjab home minister Shuja Khanzada killed in terror attack

Punjab home minister Shuja Khanzada killed in terror attack Today’s article is a rather sad one, and frankly it don’t think it needs much by way of introduction. Suffice to say that this kind of attack underscores the kinds of problems Pakistan still faces with respect to extremism and terrorism. Honorable men like Shuja Khanzada, […]

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Article of the Day: Member states must back their jointly chosen EU leaders

Member states must back their jointly chosen EU leaders When it comes to elegance in diplomacy, former Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski is perhaps not the best person to turn to. Many people whom I’ve spoken with in Washington recall their interactions with the ebullient former minister as wrought with arrogance and contempt. While this […]

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Article of the Day: Give Bibi The Nobel Peace Prize

Give Bibi the Nobel Peace Prize The first thing I learned as a student of international affairs was that diplomacy is inherently a two sided affair. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clearly disagrees with this statement. This takes a very interesting stance on the very public differences between Netanyahu and the American administration but actually makes […]

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Article of the Day: New World of Work: Outsiders battle in France’s dual jobs market

New World of Work: Outsiders battle in France’s dual jobs market   France has a job problem. The difficulty is, the problem doesn’t stem from a lack of demand for jobs (nor indeed a lack of supply) but rather a rigid, inflexible labor market that deters potential employers from hiring the people they need. I […]

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Article of the Day: The Double Sting – A Power Struggle Between Russia’s Rival Security Agencies

The Double Sting – A Power Struggle Between Russia’s Rival Security Agencies Russia is fascinating. It has an impressive military, an disproportionately large role in international affairs, and a President who solicits either intense love or vitriolic hate. Yet, despite all the advantages of the country, Russia is run – and for all intents and […]

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Article of the day: “Is This Ship Sinking?” Inside the Collapse of the Campaign Against Netanyahu

“Is This Ship Sinking?” Inside the Collapse of the Campaign Against Netanyahu   Israel’s parliamentary election — and the eventual reelection of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — was undoubtedly the marking moment of the month of March. Although I, like many others, expected a close race or perhaps even a slight victory from Isaac Herzog, […]

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