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The FPA’s Must Reads (March 27 – April 2)

The FPA’s Must Reads (March 27 – April 2)

Our five favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (March 20 – March 26)

The FPA’s Must Reads (March 20 – March 26)

Our five favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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Netanyahu’s Speech and the Question of an Iran Deal

Netanyahu’s Speech and the Question of an Iran Deal

The prime minister was invited by the Republican leadership of Congress without the White House being informed, and he came specifically to attack one of the president’s major foreign policy initiatives, negotiations toward an arms-control accord with Iran.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (March 13 – March 19)

The FPA’s Must Reads (March 13 – March 19)

Our five favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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Energy Resources and Political Dynamics with Gulf States

Energy Resources and Political Dynamics with Gulf States

For years, oil has been powered our increasingly technologically dependent world. Oil alternatives are becoming increasingly popular, and coupled with the Persian Gulf’s limited supply, many governments have tried to stay ahead of the market, which forecasts a world that’s not dependent on the Arabian Peninsula’s oil.

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At Budget Hearings, Kerry and Congress Talk Strategy

At Budget Hearings, Kerry and Congress Talk Strategy

Last week, Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the Senate Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee and House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the FY2016 Foreign Affairs Budget. That budget, while comprising only 1 percent of overall federal spending, reflects the regional and topical complexity of U.S. policy abroad.

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The FPA’s must reads (Feb. 28-Mar. 6)

The FPA’s must reads (Feb. 28-Mar. 6)

Our five favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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The FPA’s must reads (Feb. 21-27)

The FPA’s must reads (Feb. 21-27)

Our five favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (February 7 – February 13)

The FPA’s Must Reads (February 7 – February 13)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (January 30 – February 6)

The FPA’s Must Reads (January 30 – February 6)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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U.S.-Led Coalition Counterterrorist Strategy Against ISIS Going Forward

U.S.-Led Coalition Counterterrorist Strategy Against ISIS Going Forward

Seven months into the fight, key questions remain for the coalition: How is ISIS doing as it confronts the U.S.-led military campaign against it in both Iraq and Syria? Should the United States and its coalition get more actively involved on the front lines of the fight in Syria? And should we push for greater American involvement in Iraq?

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The FPA’s Must Reads (January 23 – January 29)

The FPA’s Must Reads (January 23 – January 29)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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FPA’s Must Reads (January 16 – January 22)

FPA’s Must Reads (January 16 – January 22)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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FPA’s Must Reads (January 9 – January 15)

FPA’s Must Reads (January 9 – January 15)

Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.

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Candid Discussions: Charles Crawford on Speechwriting

Candid Discussions: Charles Crawford on Speechwriting

Charles Crawford CMG is a public speaking and negotiation expert. He worked for 28 years in the U.K. Diplomatic Service, including three postings as British Ambassador to Sarajevo, Belgrade, and Warsaw, before starting a private consulting career in communication technique. In his early diplomatic career he served as Speechwriter in …

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