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Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:02:19 -0400

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Afghanistan at an Inflection Point

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:58:02 -0400

Afghanistan’s unity government has made progress on reform but remains dogged by endemic corruption and a resilient insurgency, says expert Christopher D. Kolenda.

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The Coming Confrontation with North Korea

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:54:02 -0400

It is increasingly likely that the next U.S. President will face a fateful decision regarding North Korea’s nuclear program, writes CFR President Richard N. Haass.

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A Conversation With Javad Zarif

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:01:33 -0400

Javad Zarif discusses regional politics, nuclear security, and U.S.-Iran relations.

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A Conversation With Salahuddin Rabbani

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:41:37 -0400

Salahuddin Rabbani discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Afghanistan's national unity government.

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Using Incentives to Shape the Zero-Day Market

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:00:42 -0400

To reduce the risk of attack, the U.S. government should create incentives for individuals, companies, and governments to find and patch software vulnerabilities. 

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China Vital to Countering a More Dangerous North Korea

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 11:25:33 -0400

North Korea’s continued pursuit of nuclear weapons poses a great danger to Northeast Asia and the United States. Washington should pursue policies that will induce Beijing to exert more pressure on its neighbor, says retired Admiral Mike Mullen. 

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U.S. Should Sharpen Strategy and Enlist China to Counter Threat from North Korea, Says CFR Task Force

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:19:04 -0400

A new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Independent Task Force report, A Sharper Choice on North Korea: Engaging China for a Stable Northeast Asia, finds that the United States’ policy of “strategic patience” with North Korea will neither halt that country’s recurring and dangerous cycle of provocation nor ensure the stability of Northeast Asia in the future. To the contrary, the Task Force warns, “If allowed to continue, current trends will predictably, progressively, and gravely threaten U.S. national security interests and those of its allies.” 

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A Sharper Choice on North Korea

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:01:38 -0400

The Task Force recommends revising U.S. policy toward North Korea to break the cycle of North Korean provocation and promote stability in Northeast Asia.

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How to Deal With North Korea

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:14:22 -0400

North Korea’s accelerating nuclear and missile programs, including its recent nuclear test, pose a grave and expanding threat to security, stability and peace in Asia and the rest of the world. This threat affects close U.S. allies — South Korea and Japan — and U.S. personnel and facilities in the region. In the coming months and years, it will create increasing danger for the United States.

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Understanding the Roots of Conflict in South Sudan

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:45:22 -0400

South Sudan’s civil war is the result of a weakly institutionalized state and may require the African Union’s intervention to find peace and stability, says expert Alex de Waal.

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Nuclear Modernization: Is the United States Headed for a New Arms Race?

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:06:48 -0400

Experts discuss U.S. policy towards nuclear modernization, the costs and benefits of developing a new generation of nuclear weapons, and the effects on the balance of power among nuclear states.

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A Conversation With Ernest J. Moniz

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 11:15:45 -0400

Ernest Moniz discusses the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, its one-year anniversary, and the effectiveness of the nuclear deal's nonproliferation and verification measures in blocking Iran's path to a nuclear weapon.

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North Korea Nuclear Ambition Lives in the Gap Between U.S. and China–So Close It

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 10:19:02 -0400

Because North Korea thrives in the gap created by Sino-U.S. strategic mistrust and the most dangerous threat to the Kim Jong-un regime’s legitimacy comes from South Korea, the most effective way of conveying to him that his regime’s survival depends on denuclearization would be through coordination of a trilateral strategy among the United States, China, and South Korea., writes CFR Senior Fellow Scott Snyder.

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Organization of American States: "A Comprehensive Inter-American Cybersecurity Strategy"

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:41:18 -0400

On June 10, 2003, the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly passed a resolution to development a strategy to combat threats to cybersecurity. Built on efforts of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism, Inter-American Telecommunication Commission, and REMJA Governmental Experts Group on Cybercrime, this strategy provides a framework for American states to collaborate in "protecting networks and information systems that constitute the Internet, and for responding to and recovering from incidents."

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U.S.-ASEAN Summit in Laos

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:47:53 -0400

President Barack Obama attended the U.S.–ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos, September 8-9, 2016. Economic and maritime cooperation, opportunities for women and youth, human trafficking, and cybersecurity were discussed. Earlier in the year, President Obama hosted ASEAN leaders for the first time in the United States.

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When Women Lead Soldiers Into Battle

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:10:16 -0400

The ban on women in ground combat, which stood in some form ever since women were first permanently integrated into the U.S. military in 1948, has been lifted and all combat roles are now open to women. Since Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the new policy last December, the American military has also seen women ascend to positions in its highest ranks: Air Force General Lori Robinson became the country’s first female combatant commander, and Admiral Michelle Howard became the first female four-star admiral.

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A Great Place to Have a War

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:24:13 -0400

The definitive account of the secret war in the tiny Southeast Asian nation of Laos, which lasted almost two decades and forever changed the CIA’s controversial role in foreign policy. 

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The World Next Week: 9/11

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:43:44 -0400

In this special edition, CFR's Director of Studies James Lindsay, CFR.org Managing Editor Robert McMahon, and Adjunct Senior Fellow Carla Anne Robbins examine the fifteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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Report Launch of CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward North Korea

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:41:43 -0400

A new CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force offers guidance to U.S. leaders in the face of the uniquely challenging threat posed by North Korea.

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Report Launch of CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward North Korea

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:41:43 -0400

A new CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force offers guidance to U.S. leaders in the face of the uniquely challenging threat posed by North Korea.

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The State of Intelligence: Fifteen Years After 9/11

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:28:14 -0400

Experts discuss developments in counterterrorism and intelligence gathering in the past fifteen years, including lessons learned since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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Joint Declaration between the United States of America and Laos

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:53:06 -0400

President Barack Obama traveled to Laos to attend the U.S.-ASEAN summit and was the first U.S.  president to visit the country. This declaration was released September 6, 2016, and includes aid toward removing mines the U.S. military left in Laos during the Vietnam War.

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The Best Weapon Against Chinese Expansionism Is Not a Weapon

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 16:44:05 -0400

Despite all the military bluster regarding China’s encroachment in the South and East China seas, this is an economic contest, not a military one.

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Debating the Legality of the Post-9/11 ‘Forever War’

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:39:44 -0400

The Authorization for the Use of Military Force, passed by Congress in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks, has been cited by the Bush and Obama administrations as sanctioning far-ranging military operations. Four scholars offer their perspectives on the AUMF’s legacy fifteen years on.

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Must Reads of the Week: Syria's Kurds, Remote-Controlled Guns, and More

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 11:16:40 -0400

What CFR.org Editors are reading the week of August 29–September 2, 2016.

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Fighting the Financing of Terrorism: A Conversation With Bob Casey

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:24:42 -0400

Senator Bob Casey discusses ways to counter terrorist financing and facilitation networks as well as his views on authorities the U.S. president should hold to penalize countries that enable terrorist financing.

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Fighting the Financing of Terrorism: A Conversation With Bob Casey

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:24:42 -0400

Senator Bob Casey discusses ways to counter terrorist financing and facilitation networks as well as his views on authorities the U.S. president should hold to penalize countries that enable terrorist financing.

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Multilateral Diplomacy in the Modern World: A Conversation With Tony Blinken

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:22:32 -0400

Tony Blinken discusses multilateral diplomacy and U.S. global leadership.

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Understanding the Battle for Aleppo

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:13:47 -0400

The battle for Aleppo has taken a staggering civilian toll and it is likely to escalate because both regime and opposition forces see the city as crucial to a political endgame, says expert Lina Khatib. 

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Future Warfare in the Western Pacific

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 13:58:15 -0400

Adjunct Senior Fellow Stephen Biddle and his co-author, Ivan Oelrich, argue in the latest issue of the journal International Security that Chinese antiaccess/area denial is a real, but limited long term threat. It can allow China to gain control of its own airspace, it can deny the U.S. wartime freedom of movement across much of the South and East China Seas, and U.S. counter-efforts are unlikely to prevent this in the 2040 time frame on which we focus.

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The Costs of an American ‘No First Use’ Nuclear Doctrine

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:50:08 -0400

The desire to leave an enduring legacy can inspire presidents to do great things — also foolish ones. That Barack Obama is considering a change in strategic doctrine, declaring that the U.S. would never use nuclear weapons first, is the subject of op-eds in the New York Times and Washington Post, of agreat video explainer in The Wall Street Journal, of countless news articles, and of cabinet-level controversy.

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Khans Show No Low Is Too Low for Trump

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 15:56:28 -0400

The GOP nominee professes his love for veterans, but he has a long history of disrespecting them.

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