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Iraq must be saved from extremists

The debate over who lost Iraq is tempting. But it is not the focus of serious foreign policy thinkers and former government officials I've encountered over the last... Read more »

June 22, 2014

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In Iraq, the United States has the responsibility to address threats to American interests

President George W. Bush received criticism in 2003 for declaring “Mission Accomplished” in Iraq. President Barack Obama’s 2011 statement that... Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Senator: Bergdahl deal was sealed the day before the swap

The Obama administration only finalized the exchange of the last remaining U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo a day before... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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CIA disciplines 15 officers in harassment cases

When Ilana Sara Greenstein was a CIA case officer working at headquarters a decade ago, she said, a married senior manager who was responsible for her promotions made... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Taliban video shows handover of US soldier

As a tense-looking Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was handed over to U.S. forces, one of his Taliban captors warned him: "Don't come back to Afghanistan. You won't make it out... Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Bergdahl exchange reminds us of some unpleasant facts of life

The exchange of Guantanamo detainees has reminded us of unpleasant facts of life: The United States does negotiate with terrorists; the president will circumvent laws... Read more »

June 3, 2014

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