Leslie Gelb

Council on Foreign Relations

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President Emeritus and Board Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of Power Rules: How Common Sense Can Rescue American Foreign Policy; Pulitzer Prize-winning former reporter for the New York Times and former senior official in State and Defense Departments

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Today, the White House and all of Washington are embracing Ukraine's interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk  — chosen by revolutionaries who overturned an elected government.

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Today, the White House and all of Washington are embracing Ukraine's interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk  — chosen by revolutionaries who overturned an elected government.

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President Obama's commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, is in Washington this week, making his first official, public reports since he was appointed last June.

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A  new poll  shows that 64 percent of Americans no longer believe the war in Afghanistan is worth fighting.

Is America's Longest War Being Forgotten?

A new poll shows that 64 percent of Americans no longer believe the war in Afghanistan is worth fighting.

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