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While Saudi Arabia will remain an essential partner for the foreseeable future, the fundamentals of the U.S.-Saudia bilateral relationship require re-examination. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses forging a relationship resting on a broader, deeper, and stronger foundation.
Denouncing countries and refusing to talk to them may make us feel better in the short-run—but it makes little sense in the long run, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. We should be confident in the ideals that have underpinned America's global ascent and confident that those ideals will triumph in the long-run, no matter who sits across the negotiating table.
Russia, though not the superpower it once was, still matters, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. Our efforts to get relations back on track must be comprehensive and coherent, guided by a clear vision of what both parties want from the U.S.-Russian relationship.
Securing nuclear weapons should be the paramount concern of U.S. foreign policy, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. No threat risks graver repercussions than the detonation of a nuclear weapon on U.S. soil.
A common debate in American foreign policy focuses on the roles that values and interests should play in the formulation of our international agenda. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton writes that to fully protect our broader interests, we should adhere to our moral values.
How should the U.S. respond to North Korea's recent provocations? Former Congressman Lee Hamilton addresses the tense situation on the Korean Peninsula.
Why do U.S. security experts say Pakistan is the most dangerous country in the world? Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses the myriad challenges facing Pakistan and how the United States might respond to them.
The decision to go to war is the most serious decision a government can make, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. Its gravity demands cooperation between the executive and legislative branches.