FPI Board Member William Kristol examines President Obama's foreign policy legacy

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

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FPI's Mark Moyar examines the limitations of America's Special Ops forces and the danger of over-relying on them

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FPI's Christopher Griffin examines the situation in Syria following recent U.S. airstrikes

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Overnight Brief

April 24, 2017

Politico: Obama’s hidden Iran Deal give-a-way

Ali Soufan: The resurgent threat of al-Qaeda

FPI’s Mark Moyar: America’s dangerous love for Special Ops

N. Koreans go back to work at nuclear site, detains US citizen

David Cohen: One powerful weapon to use against N. Korea

Rogin: Trump has opportunity with Japan, need a strategy

NYT Analysis: Syria changed the world

Mike Rogers: State needs to be streamlined, not starved

Military Times: The inside story of the Carl Vinson’s deployment

Zoellick: Trump’s trashing of Mexico hurts the US


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James Kirchick | April 13, 2017

Greece’s government debt crisis has always been about two mutually exclusive propositions.

First is the Greek people’s attachment, much of it sentimental, to eurozone membership, regardless of its economic sense.

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Robert Kagan | April 7, 2017

American missile strikes against Syria are a critical first step toward protecting civilians from the threat of chemical weapons, and President Trump deserves credit...

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James Kirchick | April 6, 2017

If this were any other year, the upcoming federal election in Germany would be like every other German election: humdrum and focused almost exclusively on domestic issues. Despite their country’s size and economic power, Germans resist seeing their nation — or their chancellor — as a potential world leader.


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