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Tired Narratives, Weary Publics

The United States must strengthen its public diplomacy strategy to better compete with Iran in the struggle for power and influence in the Middle East.

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Harvey Weinstein, Rocket Man, and the NRA

This week, Michele and Igor are joined by Hollywood producer Scott Budnick and Sen. Chris Murphy.

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Trump’s First 100 Days in the Middle East

While President Trump has so far largely held off on his most reckless policy ideas, his first 100 days show both surprising continuity and troubling shifts that could undercut U.S. interests.

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6 Steps the Trump Administration Should Take in Iraq

The Trump administration should quickly take steps to address the damage of the president’s words and policies in his opening weeks in office, and to lay the foundation for an ongoing, sustainable U.S. and international military and diplomatic commitment to help Iraqis avoid a relapse into sectarian conflict or the resurgence of the Islamic State.

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Leveraging U.S. Power in the Middle East

The next U.S. administration should advance a long-term affirmative agenda that deepens engagement with long-standing partners, builds a new framework for regional cooperation, and utilizes America’s unique leverage and assets to advance U.S. interests and values.

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Turkey-Iran Relations

For Turkey and Iran to move away from their destructive regional confrontation and toward stability, they need to return to their previous policy of selective cooperation, compartmentalization, and mediation.

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Implementing the Iran Nuclear Agreement

As attention turns to implementing the Iran nuclear agreement, questions remain regarding future inspections, Iran's legacy technical capacity, and what the United States should do to ensure Iran stays off the nuclear path.

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