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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.

June 16, 2022

Bipartisan 'Fighting Foreign Influence Act' targets think tank funding

Foreign Influence Transparency mentioned

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.

July 22, 2022

Seeking Accountability for Shireen Abu Akleh's Killing

By Kate Kizer

The US government's deference to dictators is fueling attacks on freedom of the press.

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."

June 16, 2022

National Security for Sale

By Kate Kizer

The US military has a corruption problem

June 2, 2022

Yemen's Improbably Truce Hangs in the Balance

Kate Kizer is interviewed

A two-month truce between the Houthis and the Saudi-led coalition expires today,

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."