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The Origins of Russia’s Broad Political Assault on the United States

The Russian attack on U.S. democracy began in 2014 and is more wide-ranging and coordinated than previously understood. How the United States responds requires a strategy that both applies pressure on Russia via additional sanctions and improves the United States’ defensive capabilities against further Russian interference.

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Securing a Democratic World

The future of U.S. national security and a liberal democratic world depends on America embracing democratic values, locking arms with its democratic allies to stem the rise of authoritarianism, and growing the community of democratic nations.

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Seizing the Diplomatic Initiative in Syria

To best advance U.S. interests and values, the United States should launch a renewed diplomatic effort to de-escalate Syria’s civil war.

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How Turkey Can Ensure a Successful Energy Transition

Turkey should build upon recent progress investing in renewable energy to transition its energy system and reduce its reliance on imported fossil fuels.

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Trump’s Defense Budget

President Trump has proposed an unnecessarily large increase in the defense budget that will actually weaken national security.

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A Responsible Approach to North Korea

The United States must take immediate action to de-escalate tensions.

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Strengthening U.S. Options on Iran

The United States should choose a pragmatic path forward to ensure the strict implementation of the nuclear agreement and counter Iran’s destabilizing policies.

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The American People Deserve More Answers on Afghanistan

President Trump owes the American people more direct answers about what his new strategy actually includes, and what it hopes to achieve, before considering sending more young men and women into battle.

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