Monthly Archives: November 2012

Argument

Spyocrats

The firestorm surrounding the story that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice told on Sunday morning talk shows five days after the attack on the American diplomatic ...

Dispatch

There’s a New Caliph in Town

CAIRO - For the first time in Egypt's post-revolutionary political scene, the Muslim Brotherhood's ascendancy is under serious threat. But as a diverse array of ...

Feature

Longform’s Picks of the Week

Every weekend, Longform highlights its favorite international articles of the week. For daily picks of new and classic nonfiction, check out Longform or follow @longform ...

Terms of Engagement

Extrication Negotiations

Earlier this week, I talked to Salahuddin Rabbani, head of Afghanistan's High Peace Council. Rabbani was in Washington to brief administration officials on talks he ...

The Spendagon

Quagmire on the Potomac

Amidst the many uncertainties and machinations in the negotiations in Washington on the "fiscal cliff," a few things are beginning to emerge as certain. Among ...

Argument

Bringing Down the Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt's Tahrir Square is once again making headlines all over the world. Protesters have filled Cairo's downtown to the brim twice in the past week ...

Argument

The Tale of the Kidnapped Princeling

Two years ago, on June 4 -- the anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre and the most sensitive date in the Chinese political calendar ...

The Complex

The Pentagon is tweaking the cyber capabilities it wants from the services

In a move that may increase funding and organizational reshuffling of the U.S. military's cyber forces, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Office of ...

Passport

See Tom Donilon discuss the toughest challenges in U.S. foreign policy

C-Span has uploaded video of National Security Advisor Tom Donilon's remarks at yesterday's "Transformational Trends" forum cohosted by Foreign Policy and the State Department's Policy ...

The E-Ring

Johnson’s UK tour not an AG audition, source says

Jeh Johnson, the Pentagon’s top lawyer and apparent short-lister to be the next attorney general, goes to London a few weeks after the election and ...

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