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The Iran Deal
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It’s the Deterrence, Stupid

The President says this is the best deal available. He’s right; it’s the best deal he could get—absent a credible threat to use force.

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Focusing on the Bigger Picture

Commentary on the agreement with Iran has focused too much on the “art of the deal” and how it was struck. The real focus should be on the long-term consequences for nuclear proliferation in the Middle East.

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The Real Debate

The Iran deal is seriously compromised in several places, and deserves a “no” vote. But anyone who believes the deal deserves the thumbs down in Congress is obligated to specify an alternative policy.

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Iran Fires Across Bow of Cargo Ship, Nuclear Deal

Yesterday in the Persian gulf, Iran fired across the bow of an American-owned cargo ship. This is an easy way to get into a shooting war with the U.S.

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Skepticism from the Amen Chorus

Even the President’s most reliable defenders are voicing serious concerns on Iran.

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The Way Forward on Iran

The P5+1 left a few key players out of the equation. The President must act to add them in.

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Saudi Arabia: Bibi Was Right

Saudi Arabia’s press and diplomats are getting more vocal in their concerns about Iran—on which they agree, if tacitly, with Israel.

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Russia to the Rescue?

With the deadline for nuclear negotiations with Iran fast approaching, can it really be that Obama Administration officials are counting on Vladimir Putin’s Russia to be a lynchpin for a final deal?

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Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

Border Bluster

Russia continues to taunt Georgia by moving the border of South Ossetia, but don’t expect a change in policy from Tbilisi.

brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

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