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Would-Be Trump Official Tries to Whitewash His Pro-Clinton Past

By strong-arming a news site into deleting his past columns critical of Trump.

(GERMANY OUT) Frederick Kempe (Präsident der US-Denkfabrik Atlantic Council) in der ZDF-Talkshow "Maybrit_Illner" am 05.02.2015 in BerlinThema der Sendung: Russland gegen den Westen - Europas Frieden in Gefahr? (Photo by Müller-Stauffenberg/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

The Atlantic Council Did Not Give a Global Citizen Award to Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba

And the allegation that we received funding to nominate him for the award is preposterous.

EAST SEA (March 8, 2016) The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) transits the east sea during Exercise Ssang Yong 2016. Boxer is the flagship of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and is participating in exercise Ssang Yong 16. Ssang Yong 16 is a biennial combined amphibious exercise conducted by forward-deployed U.S. forces with the Republic of Korea Navy and Marine Corps, Australian Army and Royal New Zealand Army Forces in order to strengthen our interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations - from disaster relief to complex expeditionary operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Craig Z. Rodarte/Released)160308-N-YR245-418 
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A New-Old Plan to Save the World … That Has No Hope of Saving the World

Why a big-name D.C.-based think tank’s report on U.S. foreign policy is unimaginative, predictably U.S.-centric, and a recipe for failure.

UNITED STATES - APRIL 27 - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks about his foreign policy positions during an event sponsored by The Center for the National Interest, at The Mayflower Hotel, in Washington, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call)

Exclusive: Think Tank Fires Employee Who Questioned Ties to Donald Trump

The Center for the National Interest, a Washington-based think tank, has fired one of its fellows after he criticized the organization’s decision to host Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump for a widely publicized speech.

SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 11: Stephen Kappes, an operating partner of Torch Hill Investment Partners and former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 11, 2012 in Sun Valley, Idaho. The conference has been hosted annually by the investment firm Allen & Company since 1983 and is typically attended by many of the world's most powerful media executives.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Spying’s Hard in Iraq, Even Harder in Syria

The CIA's former number two says the United States must rely on its foreign partners for intelligence on the Islamic State.


Memo to Tunis: Beware Untimely Propaganda

Tunisian politician ponders whether his nation can be an island of stability in the Mideast and North Africa. We're going with no.

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Think Harder

The world of think tanks is due for a reality check.

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