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James Jeffrey

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Philip Solondz Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute, focusing on Iran; former US Ambassador to Turkey (2008-2010) and Iraq (2010-2012), and deputy national security advisor (2007-2008) with a special focus on Iran

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On the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, Presidents Obama and Putin both said today that diplomacy, not force, is the hope of the future.

Diplomacy, Dictators and Double-Speak at the United Nations

On the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, Presidents Obama and Putin both said today that diplomacy, not force, is the hope of the future.

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Efforts to stop the  Iran nuclear deal  appear to have failed in the Senate, and leaders of Congress have postponed action on the "Resolution of Disapproval."

The Deal May Be Done, but the Grandstanding Continues

Efforts to stop the Iran nuclear deal appear to have failed in the Senate, and leaders of Congress have postponed action on the "Resolution of Disapproval."

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Turkey called a rare emergency session of the NATO Alliance today as it opens new offensives against both ISIS and Kurdish forces — which are mutually opposed.

Turkey Calls for Emergency NATO Meeting on ISIS, Kurds

Turkey called a rare emergency session of the NATO Alliance today as it opens new offensives against both ISIS and Kurdish forces — which are mutually opposed.

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