Putin's Cloak and Dagger Moves

by Daniel Hoffman

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The Lucrative Border Wall Business

by Walter Pincus

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UAE-Israel deal serves bilateral relations, not larger issues

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...

Hezbollah and the Path to ending Lebanon's Occupation

by Ambassador Gary Grappo

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Northeast Nigeria’s Growing Insecurity Threatens Humanitarian Aid Workers and Civilians

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line Up Front In the last 12 months alone, a total of 24 aid workers have been killed by non-state armed groups operating in the region. Attacks against aid workers in northeast...

North Korea Provides Valuable Opportunity for US-China Relations

by Joseph DeTrani

Ambassador Joseph DeTrani is former Special envoy for Six Party Talks with North Korea as well as former CIA director of East Asia Operations. He also served as the Associate Director of National...

Why Pakistan Really Wants the US Out of Afghanistan

by Tim Willasey-Wilsey

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Remembering Brent Scowcroft's Accomplishments on Arms Control

by Walter Pincus

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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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