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Obama’s Redline in Syria

March 29, 2016 Roughly a year ago I wrote that President Obama’s decision to refrain from military action in Syria, despite a previously declared “redline”, would best be judged by history. However, the controversy around his decision seems to continue. … Continue reading

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The Unhappy Trajectory of US-Russia Relations

October 12, 2015 Only hours after having delivered clashing remarks, Presidents Obama and Putin met on the sidelines of the 70th United Nations General Assembly. This was on September 27 and their first meeting in two years. Within a span … Continue reading

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UNGA’s Big Day and the Syria Conflict

October 1, 2015 Julian Borger of the Guardian called the United Nations’ 70th General Assembly (UNGA) “the greatest political show on earth”. He said: “The drama will be greater than ever this year… within the space of two hours on … Continue reading

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