FPI's Tzvi Kahn analyzes the Obama administration's key claims in defense of the Iran deal.

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Resources on the implications of the U.K.'s exit from the European Union for transatlantic security.

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FPI's Tzvi Kahn analyzes Tehran's latest imprisonments of Iranian dual nationals.

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FPI is accepting applications for our 2016 Future Leaders Program until Friday August 5.

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Overnight Brief

June 28, 2016

FPI Analysis: What we know now about Iran’s nuclear ambitions

Heinonen on the risks of a “Broader Conclusion” and the need for more safeguards on Iran’s nuclear program

Eli Lake: How Obama’s Iran policy undermines Clinton

Revamped US program has trained fewer than 100 Syrians

Kori Schake: An easy primer on the South China Sea

Final Benghazi report details administration’s failures

Steve Hayes: The Benghazi lie in black and white

Josh Rogin: Clinton was planning a trip to Libya before attacks

Washington Post: The antidote to Brexit is a strong NATO

Volker, Joffe, Boot, and O’Hanlon on Brexit fallout


June 24, 2016

By FPI Policy Intern Jeff Cimmino

President Obama reported last week that Orlando shooter Omar Mateen was inspired by “extremist information that was disseminated over the Internet.”

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James Kirchick | June 24, 2016

To those cheering the British people’s vote to leave the European Union, claiming that the body is a proven “failure,” I have only one question: a failure compared to what?

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James Kirchick | June 22, 2016

Until the collapse of the Berlin Wall, most Americans assumed the Cold War would be a permanent fixture of the geopolitical landscape. From Harry Truman onward, every president explained that the confrontation with Soviet communism was generational in scope.


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