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Hillel Fradkin
Dealing with ISIS
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What Price? What Stakes?

Sound policy requires more than just tactical evaluations.

Obama’s Middle East Diplomacy
Allies Raging Against the Dying Light

President Obama believes that a nuclear deal with Iran could produce “a new geopolitical equilibrium.” So far, our allies in the Middle East aren’t buying his assurances.

Foreign Policy Adrift
Middle East “Stability:” Do We Care? Should We?

The problem with President Obama’s unprecedented “hands-off” policy for the Middle East.

U.S.-Israel Relations
Alone Among the Nations?

President Obama’s antipathy to Israel may lead the U.S. to turn on the Jewish state. In doing so, it would be following Europe down a dangerous path—dangerous not only to Israel, but to the U.S. itself.

Wait It Out
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Obama’s Real Strategy for the Islamic State

Last year President Obama told the UN that the U.S. and its allies would “dismantle” and “destroy” ISIS. Now he says ISIS will destroy itself…“ultimately.”

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

TAI elsewhere

Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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