Category Archives: International Security Program

Charles G. Cogan on religion

The End Game: Taking the Bet of Pascal By Charles G. Cogan The Huffington Post “In the Sunday Review section of the New York Times on Jan. 6, Susan Jacoby, a self-described atheist, secular humanist and freethinker, wrote an op-ed … Continue reading

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Chuck Freilich interview on new book

Diplomacy: A Process Fundamentally Flawed Interview with Chuck Freilich The Jerusalem Post Chuck Freilich sits down with The Jerusalem Post to discuss his most recent publication – Zion’s Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Affairs Read more >

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Stephen M. Walt on the U.S. Grand Strategy

More or Less: The Debate on U.S. Grand Strategy By Stephen M. Walt Foreign Policy “If you’d like to start 2013 by sinking your teeth into the debate on U.S. grand strategy, I recommend you start with two pieces in … Continue reading

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Charles G. Cogan on religion

Not-So-Special Providence By Charles G. Cogan The Huffington Post “It has often been said that that the United States has been guided by the hand of Special Providence. This term is a sort of euphemism for God, and this softened … Continue reading

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Paul V. Kane on leadership

Wanted: A Few Good Leaders*** By Paul V. Kane Foreign Policy “Looking back at a decade of war — with $3 trillion spent pursuing victory in Iraq and Afghanistan, millions of our citizens plucked from home for combat deployments, and … Continue reading

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Charles G. Cogan on Nuclear Negotiations

The Iranian Nuclear Negotiations: What’s Been the Blockage By Charles G. Cogan Huffington Post “While acknowledging the Iranian penchant for deception, and recognizing that Iran is continuing along a downward path toward totalitarianism, with a Revolutionary Guard and Bassij militia … Continue reading

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Chuck Freilick on Abbas and Netanyahu

Abbas and Netanyahu in Wonderland By Chuck Freilich The Jerusalem Post “The Middle East has always marched to its own drumbeat, lived in its own special reality, but Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu are taking … Continue reading

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Debra K. Decker on Fuller Accounting

A Fuller Accounting By Debra K. Decker Huffington Post “Discussions about the economy and the fiscal cliff may be urgent but they are not the most important discussions we need to be having. We keep getting twisted and tied up … Continue reading

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Tara Maller on women and the CIA

Former ISP fellow Tara Maller explains why the next CIA director should be a woman.

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Charles G. Cogan on Palestine

Not Even an Itsy-Bitsy Step By Charles G. Cogan The Huffington Post “It would seem that even an itsy-bitsy step toward the goal of a two-state solution in ex-Palestine would be welcomed in all capitals. On Nov. 29, the United … Continue reading

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