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America's defective MENA strategy

February 18, 2014

The United States’ strategy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is becoming increasingly dysfunctional. While President Barack Obama’s critics may seek to blame his administration for the setback, the problem is much larger than any particular foreign policy team.

All is Not Lost in Afghanistan

  • By
  • Omar Samad,
  • New America Foundation
January 27, 2014 |

The Ill-Considered Debate About Drones

December 3, 2013

Five to 20 percent of the casualties from U.S. drone campaigns have been civilians, according to research by the New America Foundation on the U.S. campaigns in Pakistan and Yemen, in conjunction with the recent United Nations inquiry into the use of UAVs for counterterrorism operations.

Surveillance Of The Fittest | Al Jazeera

October 26, 2013

To discuss continuing global impact of the Snowden files, we speak to Le Monde editor Alain Franchon; Julian Borger, the diplomatic editor for the Guardian; national security journalist and author Shane Harris; and roving correspondent for Time ...


U.S. Civil War Redux | Al Jazeera

October 9, 2013

Consistent with that explanation is author Michael Lind's account, "Tea Party radicalism is misunderstood: Meet the 'Newest Right'". Lind sees it as "simply the old Jeffersonian-Jacksonian right, adopting new strategies in response to changed ...


Obama on Syria: The Emperor Has No Policy | Al Jazeera

September 11, 2013

The last time any US administration had any foreign policy, it was called the "Project for a New American Century" - led by a band of militant ideologues whose most intelligent theorist, Francis Fukuyama, thought world history had come to an end but ...


American Liberalism and the National Security State | Al Jazeera

July 23, 2013

Obama issued an executive order to close down the notorious CIA "black sites", where torture was rampant. Journalist Anand Gopal, however, revealed that the US continues to maintain several secret prisons in Afghanistan where torture continues. Jeremy ...

Mubarak's Children Come Home

  • By
  • Daniel Levy,
  • New America Foundation
July 5, 2013 |

Our Very Own West Texas | Aljazeera.com

May 1, 2013

Michael Lind points out in, Made In Texas, that we have had conservative presidents over the past century and southern presidents. We have not had the combination. And it is an important distinction. As Lind put it in an interview with BuzzFlash (2002 ...

Early Language Lessons to Close the New Achievement Gap

  • By
  • Maggie Severns,
  • New America Foundation
April 29, 2013 |
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