FPI has released Foreign Policy 2017, the new edition of our foreign policy briefing book.

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FPI's Evan Moore examines how Trump should respond to North Korea's latest missile launch

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FPI's David Adesnik empasizes the importance of presidential leadership in rebuilding Americas's military strength

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FPI Board Member Eric Edelman examines Erdogan's campaign to undermine democracy in Turkey.

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Overnight Brief

May 26, 2017

Please note that the FPI Overnight Brief will not be published Monday

SFRC passes stiff Iran sanctions, Trump likely to keep Russia sanctions

Thomas Joscelyn: What it will take to make America safe again

David Ignatius: How to prepare for the “day after” ISIS

Tom Donnelly: Trump’s defense budget is indefensible

Trump vague about mutual defense pledge in NATO speech

Kori Schake: NATO without America?

FPI’s Edelman, Hal Brands: Why is the world so unsettled?

FPI’s Edelman, Tahiroglu: Time for NATO to call Turkey’s bluff

Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation


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Eric Edelman | May 25, 2017

By FPI Board Member Eric Edelman and Merve Tahiroglu

Thursday's NATO Summit provides an opportunity for the alliance to get tough on its putative Turkish ally.

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Eric Edelman | May 25, 2017

By FPI Board Member Eric Edelman and Hal Brands

U.S. foreign policy is likely to be wracked by crises in the coming years. Yet crises are often symptoms of deeper structural transformations, and the fundamental fact of international politics today is that the post-Cold War era has reached its end.

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Mark Moyar | May 22, 2017

The first month of 2012 was, indeed, a highly auspicious time to wave the banner of special-operations forces in support of a new national-security strategy.

Through the Osama bin Laden raid and other recent victories, special operators had amassed unprecedented prestige both within Washington and in the country more generally.


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