Middle East Policy Council

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U.s. Policy And National Interests

Speech

About Syria

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.), April 23, 2014

I’m honored to share a very brief moment with you tonight. I crossed the Atlantic to be here for two ...

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Commentary

Stand Firm, John Kerry

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Frank Carlucci, Lee Hamilton, Carla A. Hills, Thomas Pickering, Henry Siegman, April 8, 2014

We commend Secretary of State John Kerry’s extraordinary efforts to renew Israeli-Palestinian talks and negotiations for a framework ...

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Commentary

Statement by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on U.S. Efforts to Curb Freedom of Speech

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, April 2, 2014

I am writing today to express grave concern about a wave of legislative measures in the United States aimed ...

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Journal Essay

Iran, Natural Gas and Asia's Energy Needs: A Spoiler for Sanctions?

Stephen G. Carter

Spring 2014, Volume XXI, Number 1

Demand for natural gas in Asia has grown steadily during the past decade and is expected to increase considerably in ...

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Journal Essay

The United States, Its Middle East Allies and Iran: What Is the Way Forward?

David Albright, Frederic C. Hof, Richard LeBaron and Anthony H. Cordesman

Spring 2014, Volume XXI, Number 1

FORD FRAKER, president, Middle East Policy Council; former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia In my 40 years in the region, ...

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Journal Essay

Nuclear Terrorism: An Iranian Perspective

Kayhan Barzegar

Spring 2014, Volume XXI, Number 1

Nuclear terrorism was first identified by the United States as a unique concern at the Washington "Nuclear Security Summit" of ...

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