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U.s. Policy And National Interests

Commentary

New U.S. Posture toward Iran Receives Regional Support

Middle East Policy Council , February 7, 2017

The war of words between the new U.S. administration and the Iranian government escalated over the past few ...

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Commentary

U.S. Entry Ban Shocks the Region

Middle East Policy Council , February 1, 2017

The executive order issued by President Donald Trump barring entry into the United States by nationals from seven Muslim-majority ...

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Speech

Entropy in Geopolitics

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, February 1, 2017

A hundred and fifty years ago, a German physicist derived the concept of “entropy” from the second law ...

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Hill Forum

U.S. Commitments in the Middle East

, January 11, 2017

The following is a transcript of the eighty-seventh in a series of Capitol Hill conferences convened by the Middle ...

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Speech

No More Presidential Wars

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University, January 5, 2017

I’m Chas Freeman. In 2003, I helped found what became the Committee for the Republic, which I continue to chair. ...

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Commentary

President Trump and Israel

William Rugh, January 1, 2017

President Obama generated excitement when he allowed his United Nations ambassador, Samantha Power, to abstain from a vote on United ...

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