Kate Brannen

Just Security

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Kate Brannen is deputy managing editor at Just Security, a forum on law, rights, and US national security. She is a former reporter for Foreign Policy magazine.

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The US and Russia both claim to be fighting ISIS militants in Syria,  but their ultimate goals are not the same.

The US and Russia: Frenemies in the Middle East

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The U.S. fired Tomahawk missiles against Syria in response to this week’s sarin gas attack. Russia condemned the U.S. attack. What does this mean for U.S.-Russia relations?

U.S airstrikes in Syria: What happened, where we go from here

The U.S. fired Tomahawk missiles against Syria in response to this week’s sarin gas attack. Russia condemned the U.S. attack. What does this mean for U.S.-Russia relations?

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Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and General Martin Dempsey, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the  Senate Foreign Relations Committee  today that…

Obama Administration Seeks War Authorization against ISIS

Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and General Martin Dempsey, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today that…

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