FPI's Evan Moore examines the importance of upholding human rights while reaching out to Vietnam

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Key quotes from a CNAS report on renewing American global leadership, cosigned by FPI's Kagan and Edelman

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FPI and the Hudson Institute will host a conversation on the Middle East with Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) on May 26

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FPI has released Foreign Policy 2016, its briefing book for policymakers, lawmakers, candidates, and opinion leaders.

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Overnight Brief

May 24, 2016

US military wants more leeway to strike the Taliban

WSJ and WaPo on expanding US authority to strike Taliban

US strike on Taliban leader seen as a message to Pakistan

Obama presses Vietnam on rights, Groups lament lost leverage

WSJ, Boot, and FPI’s Moore on lifting the Vietnam arms embargo

Asian nations skeptical of US commitment despite Obama’s moves

Blair, Maeda on a US-Japan strategy, Slocombe, Colby on US-Taiwan policy

Daniel Twining: The G-7 must rescue the liberal world order

US Air Force can’t afford its fighter jets past 2021


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James Kirchick | May 20, 2016

When Denmark passed a law this year permitting authorities to confiscate the personal possessions of asylum-seekers, comparisons to the Third Reich inevitably poured forth.

May 18, 2016

Yesterday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on how the United States can address the growing security and humanitarian crisis in Syria.

Tzvi Kahn | May 17, 2016

Over the past year, the Obama administration has repeatedly stated that it will vigorously enforce the nuclear deal with Iran and simultaneously combat Tehran’s terrorism, human rights abuses, ballistic missile tests, and other acts of defiance against the United States and its allies. In response, Congress has proposed dozens of bills, resolutions and amendments that would advance both objectives. Nevertheless, the White House has opposed or otherwise ignored virtually all of them.


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