A Raw Deal for the Palestinians

by Marc Polymeropoulos

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Giving due credit for the agreement between Israel and the UAE

by Kenneth Dekleva

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What Turning a Blind Eye to the World Will Cost Us

by John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin served as the Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2000-2004 and Acting Director of the CIA in 2004.  He is a distinguished practitioner in residence at the Johns...

The Reckoning: Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

by Kenneth Dekleva

Dr. Kenneth Dekleva served as a Regional Medical Officer/Psychiatrist (including 5 years at the U.S. Embassy Moscow, Russian Federation) with the U.S. Dept. of State during 2002-2016, and is...

Fixing DOD's Acquisition Problem

by Robin Dreeke

Robin Dreeke is a US Naval Academy graduate and veteran Marine Corps Officer. He spent twenty-one years as an FBI Special Agent specializing in counterintelligence and was chief of the...

How Reorienting Middle East Policy can work in a New Era

by Emile Nakhleh

Cipher Brief Expert Emile Nakhleh is a retired CIA Senior Intelligence Service Officer and founding director of the CIA’s Political Islam Strategic Analysis Program Office. Nakhleh is currently a...

What Follows a 'Sayonara' Foreign Policy

by John McLaughlin

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The Battle over Bounties and the Bottom Line

by Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt

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The Unconventional Case for Body Cameras

by James Van de Velde

James Van de Velde, Ph.D., is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Johns Hopkins University. He can be reached at [email protected] OPINION — High technology has transformed communications but...

Equal Justice and National Security

by Brigham Bechtel

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