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Cloudy With a Chance of Drones: The Case for US Government Transparency

Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, the United States government – under two different administrations – considers itself at war with al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and their “associated forces.” In a speech to the National Defense University in May 2013, … Continue reading

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TTIP – Too Important to Fail or Too Large to Succeed?

Representatives of the world’s two largest economies, the European Union (EU) and the United States, met December 16th for the third round of negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Much is at stake with the transatlantic free … Continue reading

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Killing to Yes

The recent string of news coming out of the turbulent Afghanistan-Pakistan region raises an interesting question: what happens when leaders do not talk to each other? Or more importantly: will there be anyone left to talk to after the killing … Continue reading

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What the Iran Deal really means.

The new deal with Iran halting its nuclear program is exciting, for the next six months, that is. The deal has not solved all problems with Iran and the US and Iran are not just besties, having a throw-back moment … Continue reading

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