Danielle Pletka

American Enterprise Institute

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Senior Vice President for Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute; former senior staffer for Near East and South Asia on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (1992-2002)

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Syria's civil war has dragged on for five years, killing hundreds of thousands and turning millions more into refugees.

The Struggle for Peace in a Polarized World

Syria's civil war has dragged on for five years, killing hundreds of thousands and turning millions more into refugees.

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Syria tops the agenda as Presidents Obama and Putin meet at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland.

Is Syria's Civil War Going Global?

Syria tops the agenda as Presidents Obama and Putin meet at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland.

from To the Point

Polls show that vast numbers of Middle Easterners believe the US wants to divide their region, take over their oil and replace Islam with Christianity.

Is the Great Satan a Big Blunderer?

Polls show that vast numbers of Middle Easterners believe the US wants to divide their region, take over their oil and replace Islam with Christianity.

from To the Point

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