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Document of the Week: Is the U.N. Revisiting the Ban on Big Tobacco?

Outgoing U.N. official pleads a case for the tobacco industry, saying health expertise and cigarette jobs can contribute to global prosperity and improved understanding of health risks.

Document of the Week: When Sweden Wanted Nukes

A 1963 U.S. intelligence assessment underscores how many countries—even Sweden—were exploring nuclear weapons programs at the height of the Cold War.

Document of the Week: Facebook Disappoints Authorities—Again

The doctored Nancy Pelosi video hardly marks the first time the social media giant has faced backlash. Consider Germany in 2015.

Document of The Week: Sudan’s Paramilitaries Are Seizing Abandoned U.N. Outposts in Darfur

The United Nations halts withdrawal of peacekeepers amid fear that Sudan’s notorious Rapid Support Forces are filling the security vacuum.

Document of the Week: Nixon’s Little-Known Crusade Against Genocide in Burundi

A 1972 memo downplaying the slaughter of Hutus in Burundi stirred an angry scrawled response from the president.

Document of the Week: How JFK Tried to Stop Nuclear Proliferation

When a U.S. president threatened to cut support for Israel over nukes.

Document of the Week: The 2002 National Intelligence Estimate on WMDs in Iraq

The Iraq intelligence debacle casts a shadow over the U.S. assessment of a threat from Iran.

Document of the Week: U.N. Study on the Yemen War’s Impact

Report projects a loss of $89 billion in economic output by the end of 2019 and the death of 482,000 people by 2022.

Document of the Week: Jared Kushner’s Mideast Peace Email

“Our goal can’t be to keep things stable and as they are, our goal had to be to make things significantly BETTER!”

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Defeating Extreme Poverty

An exclusive excerpt of USAID's 2013 Annual Letter.

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Confessions of a Strategic Communicator

Tales from inside the Pentagon's message machine.

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Hillary Clinton’s Remarks at FP’s ‘Transformational Trends’ Forum

The secretary of state delivers a speech on the future of U.S. foreign policy during a conference sponsored by the Foreign Policy Group and the State Department's Policy Planning Staff at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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