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By Richard N. Haass - Feb 03,2019
NEW YORK — After more than 17 years, the time has come to accept two important truths about the war in Afghanistan. The first is that there will be no military victory by the government and its American and NATO partners.
By Richard N. Haass - Dec 15,2018
NEW YORK — It was not all that long ago, just a few years, as hard as that it is to believe, that Europe appeared to be the part of the world most closely resembling the end-of-history idyll depicted by Francis Fukuyama at the end of the Cold War.
By Richard N. Haass - Oct 27,2018
NEW YORK — Some 25 years ago, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a Harvard professor who in the course of his career served as United States ambassador to the United Nations and a US senator from New York, coined the phrase “Defining Deviancy Down”.
By Richard N. Haass - Aug 15,2018
NEW YORK — Now that Turkey is at loggerheads with its erstwhile ally, the United States, the country’s currency crisis has morphed into a political problem of the first order.
By Richard N. Haass - Jul 31,2018
NEW YORK — US President Donald Trump’s summits with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki are history, as is the G-7 summit in Quebec and the NATO summit in Brussels.
By Richard N. Haass - Mar 31,2018
NEW YORK — The Cold War lasted four decades, in many ways both beginning and ending in Berlin.
By Richard N. Haass - Mar 25,2018
NEW DELHI — After a run of nearly one thousand years, quipped the French philosopher and writer Voltaire, the fading Holy Roman Empire was neither holy nor Roman nor an empire.
By Richard N. Haass - Nov 07,2017
US President Donald Trump is spending nearly two weeks in Asia, visiting Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.
By Richard N. Haass - Oct 17,2017
US President Donald Trump has announced what was long anticipated: that he will not certify that Iran is complying with the July 2015 “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” (JCPOA) signed by the United States, China, Russia, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Iran.
By Richard N. Haass - Aug 16,2017
It is too soon to know whether and how the challenge posed by North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes will be resolved.



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