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Jan Egeland on the Plight of Syrian Refugees

Jan Egeland is the Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Oslo, Norway. Before joining the NRC, Mr. Egeland was European Director for Human Rights Watch and also served as Executive Director of the Norwegian Institute…
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Mark Dubowitz on Iranian Nuclear Negotiations

Originally Published in Foreign Policy Association Blogs Mark Dubowitz is executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan policy institute, where he leads projects on Iran, sanctions,…
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Aniseh Bassiri on the EU Sanctions against Iran

Originally Published in Foreign Policy Association Blogs Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi is a Visiting Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) and the author, most recently, of “The EU’s sanction regime against Iran in the…
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Soner Cagaptay on Turkish Foreign Policy

Soner Cagaptay is the Beyer Family fellow and director of the Turkish Research Program at The Washington Institute. Dr. Cagaptay has written extensively on U.S.-Turkish relations, Turkish domestic politics, and Turkish nationalism,…
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Lukas Birk on his Polaroids and the Middle Kingdom

Originally Published in Foreign Policy Association Blogs Lukas Birk is the author of Polaroids from the Middle Kingdom: Old and New World Visions of China, a book released in January 2014 that compiles images he took from diverse parts of…
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Ian Bremmer on a Disengaged U.S Foreign Policy

In a wide-ranging discussion with Foreign Policy Concepts, Dr. Ian Bremmer discusses what he considers to be a disengaged foreign policy by the United States. On April 10, 2014 Dr. Bremmer will be speaking at the Foreign Policy Association…
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Kamran Bokhari on Political Islam

Kamran Bokhari is Vice President of Middle Eastern and South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, a leading geopolitical and intelligence consulting firm based in Austin, Texas. Dr. Bokhari is a distinguished scholar and expert in Middle Eastern and…
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FPA: The Most Significant Books of 2013

Originally published in Foreign Policy Association Blogs by Reza Akhlaghi The waning days of 2013 are a time of reflection on the most significant events of the year. It’s also a time to take a look at the most significant, controversial,…
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Janice Stein on the State of Middle East in 2013

Originally Published in Foreign Policy Association Blogs Dr. Janice Gross Stein is the Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, where she is the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department…
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Is Humanity in a Better Shape Today?

by Dan Mueller In 1900 we lived to be only 32 years on average. Today the global average life expectancy is 69 years and in 2050 we will live to be 76 years. For every month you live, you add one week to your life expectancy. In a new TED…
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