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Timing could not be worse for peace mission

No issue of public policy is hidden in more layers of mythology than the Arab-Israeli conflict. For decades, conventional wisdom has held that the path to peace runs through Jerusalem, that Arab hostility toward the Jewish state is rooted in sympathy with the Palestinian cause, and that […]

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Is Russia’s Vladimir Putin intent on launching a new Cold War? Yes: Putin’s rhetoric sounds jarringly like Khrushchev’s

In early 2007, Defense Secretary Robert Gates opted for humor to defuse a tense situation on the world stage. A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin harshly criticized U.S. foreign policy at a security conference in Munich, arguing that America wants to be the world’s sole “master,” […]

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