IN THE NEWS
FPI Board Member William Kristol's new editorial in The Weekly Standard: "No Sword, No Justice"

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RESOURCES
FPI Resources on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17's Downing in Ukraine

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EVENT
Highlights from recent BPC, FDD, and FPI public forum on what standards the U.S. should seek in a final Iran nuclear deal.

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CRISIS IN IRAQ
Institute for the Study of War's Daily Situation Reports on the Crisis in Iraq

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Overnight Brief

July 25, 2014

US preparing options to defeat ISIS, air-strikes under consideration

ISW Iraq Update + Fred Kagan: Addressing the threat of ISIS

Russian artillery firing across border into Ukraine (WSJ sub)

Dempsey compares Putin’s moves in Ukraine to Stalin’s in Poland

WaPo: If West doesn’t do more for Ukraine now, it might be too late

Reuel Marc Gerecht: A bad deal with Iran

FPI’s Kristol, Krauthammer, Hayes + Continetti on Obama’s worldview

Kerry proposes week-long halt to Gaza fighting

Gen. Conway, Amb. Oren, Abrams, Smith + Muravchik on Israel

MORE FROM FPI

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James Kirchick | July 22, 2014

Last Friday, Sara Firth announced via Twitter that she had resigned as a correspondent for RT, an international, multilingual news network entirely funded by the Russian government. “I couldn’t do it any more,” the London-based reporter told Buzzfeed. “Every single day we’re lying and finding sexier ways to do it.”

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Evan Moore | July 21, 2014

The United States and other world powers extended the deadline to reach a comprehensive final agreement with Iran over its controversial nuclear program to November 24, 2014. The Obama administration not only gave Iran significant sanctions relief under the initial six-month interim deal, but also is offering comprehensive sanctions relief for a final diplomatic breakthrough.

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Robert Zarate | July 20, 2014

(Note:  USA TODAY's editorial board invite FPI Policy Director Robert Zarate to respond to their editorial, "Extending Iran Nuke Talks Worthwhile: Our View."  This was his response.)

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As the July 20 deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran is delayed four months, the United States should expand non-military pressure on Iran to boost the chances of a breakthrough. Iran should face a clear choice — make significant concessions before the new Nov. 24 deadline or suffer crippling economic sanctions.

 

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