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

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FPI's Evan Beese examines how the United States can counter North Korea's growing ballistic missile threat.

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FPI Board Member Robert Kagan and Ivo Daalder discuss the importance of maintaining America's global leadership

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FPI Policy Director David Adesnik details Mackenzie Eaglen's proposal for reforming the Pentagon.

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Overnight Brief

May 2, 2016

NATO’s Breedlove calls for sharper focus on Russia

NATO allies preparing to put 4 battalions at border w/Russia

Al-Sadr’s followers trigger political crisis in Iraq

WSJ editorial: Obama’s gradual Iraq war

ISIS boosts attacks in response to territorial losses

Weiss: French national reportedly running ISIS networks in West

Morell: The giant al-Qaeda defeat that no one’s talking about

Diehl: We ignore Venezuela’s imminent implosion at our peril

Greenpeace leaks US-EU trade deal documents


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Ellen Bork | April 25, 2016

Veterans of the 2014 Umbrella movement in Hong Kong are turning to formal politics. The young leaders of the street demonstrations that brought the central business district to a standstill in an effort to gain democratic elections have founded new political parties.

Tzvi Kahn | April 20, 2016

Without a trace of irony, Tehran has once again accused Washington of failing to uphold its obligations under the nuclear deal. In a speech on Friday, the governor of Iran’s Central Bank argued that the pact, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), would collapse if the United States continues to deny Iran...

Mark Moyar | April 19, 2016

In March 2009, President Obama warned that the region of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan was “the most dangerous place in the world.”


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