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U.s. Policy And National Interests

Hill Forum

The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry and the Obama Doctrine

, April 12, 2016

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

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Commentary

John Kerry Confronts Concerns of Arab States After Iran Nuclear Deal

David E. Sanger | New York Times, April 7, 2016

MANAMA, Bahrain — A year after he struck the outlines of a nuclear deal with Iran, Secretary of State John ...

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Speech

The End of the American Empire

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, April 2, 2016

I’m here to talk about the end of the American empire. But before I do I want to ...

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Speech

America's Persian and Arabian Wars

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.), March 4, 2016

Sometime between 460 and 450 B.C.E., Herodotus wrote The Persian Wars, his account of the Greeks' two wars with the ...

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Journal Essay

The Defensive Dimension of Iran's Military Doctrine: How Would They Fight?

Robert Czulda

Spring 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 1

In many countries, especially liberal democratic ones, military or defense doctrine is a public document made available to researchers. In ...

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Journal Essay

The ISIS Threat to U.S. National Security: Policy Choices

William F. Wechsler, Mark N. Katz, Charles Lister, Audrey Kurth Cronin

Spring 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 1

WILLIAM F. WECHSLER, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism, ...

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