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Suzanne Maloney

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Suzanne Maloney is Deputy Director of Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution and the author of Iran's Long Reach: Iran as a Pivotal State in the Muslim World. She has formerly served on the Secretary of State's policy planning staff, and as Middle East advisor for ExxonMobil Corporation.

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Donald Trump's picks to lead two major national-security agencies are contradicting positions taken by the President-Elect.

Has Donald Trump nominated a team of dissenters?

Donald Trump's picks to lead two major national-security agencies are contradicting positions taken by the President-Elect.

from To the Point

Now that major rivals are deposed or worried about their own futures, has Iran gained new influence in the region, without doing a thing?

Arab Upheaval: Can Iran Take Advantage?

Now that major rivals are deposed or worried about their own futures, has Iran gained new influence in the region, without doing a thing?

from To the Point

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad starts his second four-year term as President of Iran. In today's inaugural address, Ahmadinejad called for "a national will" and "national resolve."

Iranian President Ahmadinejad Begins Second Term

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad starts his second four-year term as President of Iran. In today's inaugural address, Ahmadinejad called for "a national will" and "national resolve."

from To the Point

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