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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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Paul Krugman on 5 Other FP Global Thinkers

The New York Times columnist has a lot to say about other Thinkers. Here's a small sample.

WikiLeaked

The U.S. diplomatic cables that mattered most this year.

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Three Days in Foros

In August 1991, Soviet hardliners held Mikhail Gorbachev captive at a Crimean resort in a last-ditch effort to save the crumbling Soviet empire. Anatoly Chernyaev, Gorbachev's foreign policy advisor was there when it happened. In this excerpt from the diary he kept at the time -- newly translated into English -- he tells the story of the coup attempt that destroyed the USSR.

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Escaping from Afghanistan’s Mad-Max Present

What Osama bin Laden's death means for South Asia's future.

“Bin Laden is No Longer a Threat”

The late-night administration briefing on the killing of Osama bin Laden.

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What the World Got Wrong in Côte D’Ivoire

Why is the United Nations entrenching former colonial powers on our continent? Africans can and should take the lead in resolving their own disputes.

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