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The Islamic State's Home-Field Advantage

Aug 26, 2014
Will an expanded mission to strike James Foley's killers in Syria be an effective way in defeating IS ? Aaron David Miller writes about the downsides of striking IS in Syria, and why the president is increasingly likely to do so.

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CEF Director Publishes Chapter on China's Water Challenges in CSIS Report

Dec 19, 2007
DECEMBER 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turner discusses environmental, social, and political implications of China's poor management of resources

CEF Assistant Posts Blog Entry on China Environment Conference

Dec 17, 2007
DECEMBER 2007 - CEF's Linden Ellis posts first China entry on The New Security Beat

Contemporary Literature in Ukraine: A Series of Lectures by Leading Ukrainian Authors

Dec 17, 2007
The Kennan Institute and the Ukrainian Studies Program at Columbia University are pleased to announce a series of lectures on Ukrainian literature in 2008.

2007 Year In Review with Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff

Dec 17, 2007
In a recent Director's Forum, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff described the Department's 2007 accomplishments and major priorities for next year. Video of the speech is available here.

A Different Approach on Iran

Dec 17, 2007
The recently released National Intelligence Estimate has generated headlines from Washington to Tehran. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton analyzes the recent NIE and its impact on U.S. policy towards Iran.

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Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.