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July 25, 2022
Tunisians set to hand president almost total power in referendum
Nancy Okail quoted
“The failures and fragility of these states in the midst of the food crisis and alarming global economic trends and climate crisis will increase the likelihood of further conflicts in the region, which will set us back to a situation that is far more dangerous than 11 years ago.” - Nancy Okail
July 7, 2022
Where Energy Security and Climate Imperatives Align
By Hanna Homestead and Alex Stapleton
"Clean energy is now a national security imperative. And Europe is clueing the United States into what an achievable and responsible path to energy security looks like," writes Hanna Homestead and Alex Stapleton
June 19, 2022
Tracking the weapons pouring into Ukraine
Hanna Homestead interviewed
Hanna Homestead discusses how much military might Ukraine has received and how foreign weapons could fall into the wrong hands.
May 21, 2022
Time for a strategic pause on NATO expansion
By Board Chair Diana Ohlbaum
Europeans and Americans should begin thinking about what kind of cooperative security arrangements would be most likely to deter violent conflict, build positive peace, and promote human development inside and beyond their borders.
March 17, 2022
Symposium: From Iraq to Ukraine, has the media learned its lesson?
Nancy Okail interviewed
For the 19th anniversary of the Baghdad invasion, over a dozen journalists and critics compare coverage then, and today.
June 27, 2022
What Biden wants to achieve in Europe -- and whether he'll get it
Joanna Rozpedowski quoted
Non-resident Senior Fellow Joanna Rozpedowski tells Vox, "Afghanistan is an ongoing issue. Ethiopia, Haiti, and Sri Lanka. But the Ukraine conflict — I’m concerned that it will overshadow all of these crises, simply due to the immediacy and the proximity of that conflict to Europe."
April 5, 2022
Albright and Clinton: Two Peas in a Pod of "Liberal Interventionism"
By Senior Fellow Melvin Goodman
Expert Melvin Goodman writes, " It has been said that Prussia was a state-owned by its army. If you take into account America’s “civilian army” of contractors, consultants, and policymakers, could the same be said for the United States?"
February 11, 2022
US aid to Egypt and the wider failures of American security assistance
By Nancy Okail
CEO and President Nancy Okail argues "The fall of Mubarak 11 years ago should be a reminder that the U.S. hyper-militarized approach has been ineffective and counterproductive."