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Iran Will Get a Better Deal from Europeans after US Withdrawal

by The Editors | Jun 1, 2018 | Foreign Policy

In these excerpts from his exclusive interview with the Washington Spectator, Peter Galbraith, a former ambassador to Croatia, adviser to Kurdish political parties, and deputy U.N. envoy to Afghanistan, offered his evaluation of the impact of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, shortly after it was announced by President Trump on May 8, […]

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Autonomy in the Age of Algorithms

by Katharine Dempsey | May 9, 2018 | Politics, Technology

We have arrived at the watershed moment when artificial intelligence is finally at the center of the mainstream conversation. This owes less to the almost obligatory speculation about the role and impact of robots in the workplace and more, now, to AI’s relationship with data, the power of ubiquitous and increasingly sophisticated algorithms, and the […]

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Sex Crimes and Criminal Justice

by Barbara Koeppel | May 4, 2018 | Legal Affairs, Politics

Responding to several highly publicized sex crimes and public fears, legislatures across the country have adopted statutes that allow the continued imprisonment of sex offenders after they have completed their sentences. Veteran investigative reporter Barbara Koeppel has spent the past 12 months reporting on this third rail of the criminal justice system. Here are her […]

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Talks with North Korea At Risk from US Policy Hawks

by Robert Alvarez | May 1, 2018 | Foreign Policy

If you are hopeful that the pending talks between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, (should they indeed take place) will bring a timely end to the nearly 68-year-long Korean War, don’t bet on it. The 1953 armistice, which was struck by military leaders of North Korea, the United States, South […]

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Trump Faces Obstacles to a Korean Deal, Some Self-Inflicted

by Robert Alvarez | Apr 23, 2018 | Foreign Policy, Politics

The following article, which appears in print in the May issue of the Washington Spectator, has been updated for online publication to reflect recent developments in the negotiations underway with North Korea. If you are hopeful that the pending talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will bring an imminent end to the nearly […]

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