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The Global Refugee Crisis: Can We Ignore It Much Longer?

The Global Refugee Crisis: Can We Ignore It Much Longer?

The global forced migration crisis is perhaps the most under-reported and disturbing development facing the world today.

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Russia and the World are not on Good Terms

Russia and the World are not on Good Terms

Russia and Putin are projecting an image to the world that isn’t winning it many friends.

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Netanyahu’s Problematic Remarks on the Iran Deal

Netanyahu’s Problematic Remarks on the Iran Deal

The main conclusion to be drawn from Bibi’s address to the American Jewish community is he needs new talking points.

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GailForce: Aspen Security Forum Part II – Terrorism

GailForce:  Aspen Security Forum Part II – Terrorism

Defeating terrorism is a worldwide problem that requires a worldwide policy.

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Beijing Attempts to Stifle South China Sea Discussion at ASEAN

Beijing Attempts to Stifle South China Sea Discussion at ASEAN

Beijing attempted to quash any mention of the South China Sea dispute prior to Tuesday’s meeting in Kuala Lumpur of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (July 24-31)

The FPA’s Must Reads (July 24-31)

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

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Burundi’s Electoral Quagmire

Burundi’s Electoral Quagmire

Some see the recent political upheaval and violence in Burundi as just another sad reminder of the plight of Africa’s struggling democracies. The travails of this tiny country, however, pose a threat to U.S. legitimacy on the African continent.

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GailForce: Aspen Security Forum Part I

GailForce: Aspen Security Forum Part I

Cybersecurity and terrorism were the two topics that dominated the Aspen Security Forum this year.

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Syrian Conflict Drags On

Syrian Conflict Drags On

Even though world attention has moved on to other crises, the horrific, destructive conflict in Syria drags on.

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How Beijing’s Foreign Policy Can Backfire on its Tourists

How Beijing’s Foreign Policy Can Backfire on its Tourists

Being a Chinese tourist these days is not easy.

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The FPA’s Must Reads (July 17–23)

The FPA’s Must Reads (July 17–23)

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

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Russian NGO Laws Deliver Another Blow

Russian NGO Laws Deliver Another Blow

Russia’s foreign NGO laws have delivered another hit — this time to one of the U.S.’s largest foundations.

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Russian Missile Sale and Iran’s Rearmament

Russian Missile Sale and Iran’s Rearmament

The sale of arms and ballistic missiles to Iran by Russia will likely become the first point of contention linked directly to the text of the deal.

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Putin’s Strategy is Divide and Conquer

Putin’s Strategy is Divide and Conquer

Putin’s goal is to sow dissent and discord within Europe’s ranks and erode the unity of the EU.

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Searching for—and Broadcasting—a New Gospel

Searching for—and Broadcasting—a New Gospel

A recent book examines the struggle in today’s Russia for what and whom to believe in.

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If Europe is from Venus, then Russia is from Mars

If Europe is from Venus, then Russia is from Mars

European policy that is being made in regards to the Russian aggression toward Ukraine is based on the same premise: There is no military solution to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

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