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America Is the World’s Gun Store

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Foreign Policy
Robert Muggah

"US sales of lethal firearms aren’t just a domestic issue," argues Nonresident Senior Fellow Robert Muggah in Foreign Policy.

Gold bullets in a pile on grey surface next to black magazine.
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Defense and Security

The Perils of Pessimism: Why Anxious Nations Are Dangerous Nations

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Foreign Affairs
Daniel W. Drezner

Daniel Drezner explores the importance of leaders having an optimistic outlook and how far the optimism can go to build a better world.

A display of flags of various countries.
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Global Politics

Fears of a Nuclear-Armed Iran Might Be Overblown

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World Politics Review
Paul Poast

Reports that Iran is nearing the point of capably developing a nuclear weapon are causing alarm, but they are still a ways away from building a bomb.

Nuclear power plant cooling towers in the Kurdistan region of Iran.
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Defense and Security

The War in Ukraine Is on Track to Be among Modern History’s Bloodiest

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The Washington Post
Paul Poast

Five months after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, more soldiers are dying per day than the typical war — and all signs point to protracted conflict.

Apartment buildings in Borodyanka, Ukraine lay destroyed.
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Defense and Security

Climate Refugees Still Need Protection

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Crain's Chicago Business
John Slocum

As climate change continues to displace people, those fleeing must be protected as refugees, argues John Slocum in Crain's Chicago Business.

A sign reads "There is no Planet B" at a protest in San Francisco in 2019.
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Climate and the Environment

How Different Foreign Policy Approaches Assess the War in Ukraine

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Emma Ashford and James Goldgeier join Deep Dish to discuss the war in Ukraine from restraint and liberal internationalist perspectives.

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Defense and Security

G7 Leaders Should Capitalize on Public Support to Rebuild Western Alliance

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Newsweek
Dina Smeltz

Leaders at this year's G7 summit have a "unique, and potentially short, window of opportunity to breathe new life into the Western alliance."

President Biden sits at a working lunch at the G7 Summit.
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Defense and Security

Last Best Hope: The West's Final Chance to Build a Better World Order

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Foreign Affairs
Ivo H. Daalder

Ivo Daalder and James Lindsay argue that the West must form a G-12 alliance to “turn its newfound unity into a broader effort to save the rules-based order.”

G7 Meeting in Brussels in front of flags and a brick wall.
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Defense and Security

Abandoning Phaseout, South Korea Moves to Get Nuclear Exports Back on Track

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NK News
Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff examines South Korea President Yoon Suk-yeol’s promise to restore the country’s nuclear industry to its past glory.

Smokestacks at a thermal power plant in Inchon, west of Seoul, February 1, 2007
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Energy

Why US-China Cooperation Remains Elusive

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The National Interest
Paul Heer

"It is rarely acknowledged or even considered that Beijing actually shares much of Washington’s vision for the Indo-Pacific," argues Paul Heer in the National Interest.

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Defense and Security