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U.s. Policy And National Interests

Commentary

Amb. Neumann on U.S. Afghan Strategy

Center for a New American Security, February 27, 2017

Ambassador Ronald Neumann, a member of the Middle East Policy Council board of directors, recently participated in a panel ...

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Commentary

Is One State Better than Two?

Middle East Policy Council , February 22, 2017

Donald Trump has upended decades of bipartisan U.S. commitment to the goal of an independent Palestinian state alongside ...

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Journal Essay

U.S. Commitments in the Middle East: Advice to the Trump Administration

Derek Chollet, Jake Sullivan, Dimitri Simes, Mary Beth Long

Spring 2017, Volume XXIV, Number 1

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

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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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