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Will Dilma Face Impeachment?

Will Dilma Face Impeachment?

Will Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff face impeachment and be forced to step down? According to recent polls, if a majority of Brazilians have their way she could be forced from office.

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Why Americans Should Be Wary of a New AUMF

Why Americans Should Be Wary of a New AUMF

Congress is potentially going to passing a new Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) bill to sanction the Obama administration’s air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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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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From oil to nuclear energy: a Lausanne Accord between Iran and the P5+1

From oil to nuclear energy: a Lausanne Accord between Iran and the P5+1

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet again on March 15 in Lausanne for the final stretch of international negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program.

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Corruption Always Foreshadows a Future Economic Downgrade

Corruption Always Foreshadows a Future Economic Downgrade

For both Russia and Brazil, though, it seems like corruption isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

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Boris Nemtsov: More than a Putin foe

Boris Nemtsov: More than a Putin foe

Nemtsov’s rich and varied legacy must be remembered and commemorated in disassociation of Vladimir Putin – for what he believed in, not just what he opposed.

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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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White House NSC Tweets Critique of Netanyahu

White House NSC Tweets Critique of Netanyahu

Last week, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu addressed Congress. President Obama was not pleased.

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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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Podcast: Dr. Rajan Menon on the Conflict in Ukraine

Podcast: Dr. Rajan Menon on the Conflict in Ukraine

This week, Sarwar Kashmeri of the Foreign Policy Association spoke to Dr. Rajan Menon, a Anne and Bernard Spitzer Professor of Political Science at the Powell School, City College of New York/City University of New York.

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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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New Delhi Reacts to China’s Military Buildup

New Delhi Reacts to China’s Military Buildup

Beijing’s announcement on Thursday of a 10 percent increase in military spending, to $145 billion, marks the fifth consecutive year of double-digit increases, and is not without significant repercussions in Asia.

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Turkish Kurds: The Predicament of Opportunity

Turkish Kurds: The Predicament of Opportunity

Turkey’s historically troubled relationship with its Kurdish population has become less tense since the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) founder and current President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, became prime minister in 2003.

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Cyprus goes cap in hand to Moscow

Cyprus goes cap in hand to Moscow

As Russian-backed separatists sneer at the Minsk II cease fire, extolling their newly conquered strategic pile of rubble, the town of Debaltseve, the Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades flew to Moscow in a tizzy for a two-day official visit.

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Poland and CSDP: From Wales to Warsaw with a strategic stopover in Brussels

Poland and CSDP: From Wales to Warsaw with a strategic stopover in Brussels

In terms of security policy, 2014 was unique for Europe. In this context, a new priority setting in security policy was a necessity.

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By Any Other Name: The Words We Use

By Any Other Name: The Words We Use

The words we use have an impact on the world around us. For people who have been trafficked and exploited for sexual purposes, such an apparently minor thing as language can tangle their lives and seriously affect their future.

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