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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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Commentary

Will Trump Take Seriously the Arab Gulf States' Concerns about Iran?

Cinzia Bianco and Giorgio Cafiero, December 22, 2016

As pundits begin assessing U.S. President Barack Obama’s lasting legacy in the Middle East, the historic Joint Comprehensive Plan of ...

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