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Interactive: The First 100 Days Interactive
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Interactive: The First 100 Days

This interactive database features nearly 250 recommendations that the next administration can advance, adopt, and implement within the first 100 days to set the country on a path toward a more progressive national security approach.

the CAP National Security and International Policy Team

Putting Diplomacy First Report
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah in Tehran, Iran, on July 28, 2019. (Getty/Iranian Presidency/Handout)

Putting Diplomacy First

In order to avoid another costly war in the Middle East, the United States must prioritize diplomacy and a more balanced regional stabilization strategy.

Brian Katulis, Peter Juul

Trump sparked the Iran crisis. Now he must walk away from the brink of war In the News

Trump sparked the Iran crisis. Now he must walk away from the brink of war

Michael Fuchs argues that while President Trump's policies have escalated tensions in the Middle East and brought the United States to the brink of war, the only responsible path forward with Iran is de-escalation and diplomacy.

Michael Fuchs

Troubled History of U.S.-Iran Relations In the News

Troubled History of U.S.-Iran Relations

Lawrence Korb provides some historical context on U.S.-Iran relations and the importance of keeping these past incidents in mind as the United States considers its next steps with Iran.

Lawrence J. Korb

Trump Hurts an Ally and Helps the Terrorists In the News

Trump Hurts an Ally and Helps the Terrorists

Author Daniel Benaim argues that one of the most dramatic consequences of the Trump administration's recent assassination of Iranian commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani is its impact on the United States' crucial relationship with Iraq.

Daniel Benaim

How to Avoid Another War in the Middle East In the News

How to Avoid Another War in the Middle East

Author Kelly Magsamen explains the likely outcomes of the Trump administration's recent assassination of Iranian commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani and what actions the United States can take to deter future Iranian aggression.

Kelly Magsamen

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