Great Decisions: U.S. Trade Policy

Great Decisions: U.S. Trade Policy

America’s foreign policy tools are not limited to sanctions, treaties or military campaigns – they also include the sales pitch. The logic behind this pitch,…

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Great Decisions: China's Foreign Policy

Great Decisions: China’s Foreign Policy

China has gone to great lengths to emphasize the “peaceful” nature of its meteoric rise. Yet few dispute that China is the dominant regional power…

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Great Decisions: Food and Climate

Great Decisions: Food and Climate

Even as a sixth of the world’s population suffers from chronic hunger, a changing climate threatens to wreak havoc on already insecure and vulnerable populations….

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Great Decisions: Energy Independence

Great Decisions: Energy Independence

Energy independence, by taking the bargaining chip of oil dependence off the table, would be good for American foreign policy. But the very technological advances…

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Great Decisions: Islamic Awakening

Great Decisions: Islamic Awakening

The aftermath of the Arab Spring has resulted in unforeseen changes in the political landscape in many countries, especially regarding the role of Islam and…

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Great Decisions: Israel and the U.S.

Great Decisions: Israel and the U.S.

Modern Israel’s struggles with the Palestinians have turned what was meant as a safe haven for Jews into the center of a decades-long conflict. The…

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Great Decisions: Turkey's Challenges

Great Decisions: Turkey’s Challenges

Turkey: a nation at a crossroads, a bridge over an ever-growing chasm between the East and West. Turkey’s first Prime Minister Kemal Ataturk envisioned a…

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