"For a number of reasons, Iran is not next in line, even if there is a positive outcome to the negotiations over Tehran’s nuclear program," writes Haleh Esfandiari. Read More

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In the first of two Ground Truth Briefings designed to assess the historic shift in U.S.-Cuban relations, three U.S.-Cuba experts discuss what these policy changes will mean concretely for Cubans on the island. Read More

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"Sadly, this attack could mark the start of a new phase in the Pakistani Taliban’s campaign against the government," writes Michael KugelmanRead More

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  • Michael Kugelman

    Michael Kugelman

    Senior Program Associate for South and Southeast Asia, Asia Program

The arrival of nearly 70 thousand unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras this past summer was in large part due to the extreme violence and poverty that has beset the region for decades. A new year-long study assesses the region’s security challenges and U.S. security assistance. Read More

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"As I photographed the kids, I kept thinking about what Syria’s adults have done to the next generation — and what it will mean for the fate of a nation," writes Robin Wright in this photo essay Read More

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World Wars I and II came to transform every aspect of human life in nearly every corner of the planet. Now — 100 years since the start of WWI and 75 years since the end of WWII — as public memory of the great wars begins to fade, we look at their lasting impact and ponder the future of their memory. Read More

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Climate-related impacts are already affecting the poorest, most vulnerable, and most aggrieved. Read More

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General John Allen, recently appointed Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, gives his first public address on the threat posed by the Islamic State. Read More

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North American Energy

Is North America’s Energy Boom a Global Game Changer?

Increases in energy production in Canada and the U.S., combined with promising reforms in Mexico, are creating what some describe as a “North American energy renaissance.” Read More

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The Art of Revolution: Creativity and Euromaidan

What is it about Ukraine’s revolutionaries that makes them more artistic than their status quo opponents? Read More

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From Velvet Revolution and Velvet Divorce to Today

Several weeks ago, the US Congress commemorated the 25th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution with the unveiling of a bust of Vaclav Havel. Pavol Demes discusses the anniversary and the current state of democracy in Slovakia, as well as about concerns over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. Read More

<a href="/article/us-trade-strategy-goals-and-priorities">The Strategic Importance of Trade</a>


The Strategic Importance of Trade

From adding jobs and protecting the environment to building relationships and attempts to “rebalance” toward the Asia-Pacific region, U.S. trade agreements play a vital role. Ambassador Michael Froman, the nation’s 11th United States Trade Representative, provides context on trade strategy and the overall health of America’s trade equation. Read More


Melting Pot Urgency: Attracting and Educating Entrepreneurs for the U.S.

<a href="/publication/melting-pot-urgency-attracting-and-educating-entrepreneurs-for-the-us">Melting Pot Urgency: Attracting and Educating Entrepreneurs for the U.S.</a>

Attracting foreign-born talent and teaching entrepreneurial skills are vital to the economic vibrancy of the United States.

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<a href="/">Maleeha Lodhi</a>

Maleeha Lodhi

Public Policy Scholar from 2009-2010, was appointed Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

<a href="/">Peter Finn</a>

Peter Finn

2012 public policy scholar's book The Zhivago Affair was named one of 50 notable nonfiction works of 2014 by The Washington Post.

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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.