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Afghanistan Set To Enter The Drone Age | Global Post

January 23, 2013

“This news will certainly not be welcome to Pakistan,” said Anatol Lieven, professor in the War Studies Department of King's College London, and an authority on Pakistan. “But as far as I can make out the Pakistani military are not unduly worried ...

How Mexico Used Banks to Uplift the Poor

  • By
  • Vishnu Sridharan,
  • New America Foundation
June 26, 2012 |
It’s a tough time to be a banker.
 
Last month, during Germany’s “Blockupy” protests in Frankfurt, police warned bankers not to wear suits and keep a low profile as 25,000 marchers swarmed the streets with banners reading “Break the Banks’ Power!” Earlier in Spain, riot police protected Caja Madrid bank as citizens made clear their view that the bank “cheats, defrauds and throws people out of their houses.”
 
In Mexico, which last week hosted the G20 summit, the picture is starkly different.

Obama, Netanyahu Talk About Iran | Global Post

March 5, 2012

Daniel Levy, a former Israeli peace negotiator who now heads the Middle East Task Force for the New America Foundation, told The Los Angeles Times, "It is fair to speculate he does not want to appear to be on the same page exactly as President Obama, ...

The New Yorker Reveals New Details on Bin Laden Raid | Global Post

August 1, 2011

The New Yorker magazine article by Nicholas Schmidle reveals new, never-before-discussed, details on SEAL Team Six's raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. According to Schmidle, the Abbottabad raid was not SEAL Team Six's first ...

Syria's "Thug-in Chief" | Global Post

June 27, 2011

... kickbacks from a scheme to launder an estimated $1 billion from Saddam Hussein's oil-for-food scandal. “Maher is increasingly notorious for his personal greed and complicity in corruption,” wrote Flynt Leverett, a Syria expert and former CIA analyst.

Peru's Bad Choices | Global Post

June 3, 2011

“I think the authoritarian left has been on the wane in Latin America in the last couple of years,” said Andres Martinez, a Latin America expert at the nonpartisan New America Foundation in Washington. “The Castro-Chavez-Morales axis is so out of favor ...

Osama Bin Laden: The World's Most Wanted Man Killed | Global Post

May 2, 2011

“Al Qaeda is fragmented and weakened, but it will likely seek to demonstrate its relevance in the next few months,” said Steve Coll, president of the New America Foundation, a public policy institute, and the author of “Ghost Wars: The Secret History ...

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Coulter: Let's Go To War for Oil | GlobalPost

April 25, 2011

In a half-hour speech sponsored by the New America Foundation and billed as a way to bring populist conservatives into the Washington policy debate, Coulter quoted Sen. Joe McCarthy. She suggested Saddam Hussein was an Arab Hitler who needed to be ...

Good News: We're Beating Bin Laden | Global Post

March 29, 2011

The Obama administration is winning the war on terror, according to Al Qaeda expert Peter Bergen. A billboard with Osama bin Laden wearing an 'I love Guantanamo' t-shirt is on display at Farragut North Metro Station in Washington DC in September 2009. ...

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