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The Impact of the Iran Nuclear Agreement

By Zachary Laub
- via Foreign Affairs    Apr 11, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif meet in Vienna on Implementation Day. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Iran has restricted its nuclear program and given international inspectors unprecedented access, but it has not seen the economy recovery expected in the aftermath of the agreement with internation...

How Does the U.S. Spend Its Foreign Aid?

By James McBride
- via Foreign Affairs    Apr 11, 2017

A woman carries a bag of rice distributed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)

With President Donald J. Trump advocating for deep cuts to U.S. foreign aid, debate has renewed over the role of foreign assistance funds in boosting growth, promoting democracy, and saving lives.

I Will March for Science on Saturday — So Should You

By Laurie Garrett
- via Foreign Affairs    Apr 20, 2017

Laurie Garrett argues that President Trump’s cuts to pure science and vital agencies risk generational damage to the pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness.

The World Next Week: April 20, 2017

By James M. Lindsay,Robert McMahon
- via Foreign Affairs    Apr 20, 2017

France holds presidential elections, Manila hosts an ASEAN summit, and Brussels stages a special EU summit to discuss Brexit.

Jakarta Election Signals Erosion of Religious Tolerance

By Karen B. Brooks,Eleanor Albert
- via Foreign Affairs    Apr 19, 2017

The rise of hard-line identity politics at the center of Jakarta’s gubernatorial election raises questions about Indonesia’s reputation for tolerance, says CFR’s Karen Brooks.

Trump's Making a Big Strategic Mistake on Human Rights

By Max Boot
- via Foreign Affairs    Apr 19, 2017

It’s one thing to hold your nose and work with Erdogan despite his human-rights abuses. It’s another thing to actually praise him for destroying Turkish democracy.

Don’t Abdicate America’s Leadership Role at the IMF

By Heidi Crebo-Rediker
- via Foreign Affairs    Apr 19, 2017

During his campaign, Donald Trump persuaded voters that he would look after “America First.” It would be hard to find an institution that plays a greater role in supporting the economic...

Is Trump’s Axis of Adults Beating Down the Cabal of Crazies?

By Max Boot
- via Foreign Affairs    Apr 18, 2017

Approaching his 100-day mark with little to show for it but a new Supreme Court justice, Donald Trump is shedding his past positions faster than a stock trader getting rid of underperforming stocks.

France’s Turmoil Makes Brexit Seem Tame

By Sebastian Mallaby
- via Foreign Affairs    Apr 18, 2017

As Theresa May calls for surprise elections in the UK, Sebastian Mallaby reminds his reader to keep an eye on France, where upcoming presidential elections spell trouble.

How Trump's Foreign Policy Team Is Mastering Complex Challenges in Difficult Times

By Ray Takeyh
- via Foreign Affairs    Apr 18, 2017

Thus far, President Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy resembles a traditionally realist Republican one that focuses on balance-of-power politics, dealing with other great powers on equal footi...

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