Foreign Policy

Drone death numbers: has my family been counted?

On Friday, President Obama announced the number of civilians he believes he has killed with drones over the past seven years. The number is between 64 and 116. These were ordinary people killed in countries where the U.S. is not at war; in places...

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Moldova’s Tywin Lannister?

U.S. policymakers, and international financial institutions (IFIs), including the White House, the State Department, the Justice Department, and the IMF, need to take a fresh look at Moldova, a small but vital country in Eastern Europe. Moldova’s...

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How entrepreneurship can combat terror … really

Today’s headlines—dominated  by stories that address the terrors of extremism, be it political or religious—have left many of us groping for a solution. How about a solution in the form of a business concept like entrepreneurship? On first...

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Congress should block sale of warplanes to Nigeria

Saying the right thing is easy; doing the right thing is hard.  Over the past month, we have seen the Nigeriangovernment’s PR machine creak into gear, assuring Americans that, after a period of corruption and instability, not-so-newly...

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Palestinian activist challenges anti-Israel campaign

Bassem Eid, a veteran Palestinian Arab human rights activist, challenged many common claims about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a June 14, 2016 attended by more than 80 congressional staff members and interns. Eid, founder and director of...

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