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Bruce Riedel

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Bruce Riedel is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and director of its Intelligence Project.

From 1977-1990, he held various assignments with the CIA.

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President Trump and warming relations with America's oldest ally in the Middle East: Saudi Arabia.

The US is warming up to Saudi Arabia

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Less than a week since  North Korea's spectacular failure , India said today it  successfully launched a ballistic missile  capable of carrying a nuclear weapon 3100 miles in any…

India Tests Nuclear Missile

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