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U.s. Policy And National Interests

Speech

Asian Resurgence, Rebalancing, and Realignment

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

These days, people who talk about the Indo-Pacific region – the arc of Asia from Japan through China to ...

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Commentary

The Coming Struggle over Palestine

Ahmad Samih Khalidi | OpenDemocracy, July 22, 2014

No matter how the current round of fighting between Hamas and the Palestinians’ resistance groups and Israel may end, ...

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Obama’s Foreign Policy and the Future of the Middle East

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.), July 21, 2014

A while back, the United States set out to reconfigure the Middle East. The result is that the region and ...

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Commentary

Pessimism Reigns as Suffering in Gaza Continues

Middle East Policy Council, July 14, 2014

Palestinian civilian and militant casualties continue to rise as the Israeli military assault on the Gaza Strip enters its ...

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Commentary

Is the United States to Blame in Iraq?

Middle East Policy Council, June 25, 2014

As the ISIS / Sunni militia advance in Iraq continues, so do the accusations about who ought to be ...

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Commentary

The Mental Block and the Broadside

William R. Polk, June 17, 2014

Analysis of foreign affairs problems often ends in a mental block. As we have seen in each of our recent ...

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