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24 Feb 2016, 2:20 pm by Elina Saxena
Following the agreement between Russia and the United States over the terms of a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria, the Syrian government and a major opposition group have said that “they will observe a conditional pause in fighting set to begin Saturday, but they also made clear that they expected the exercise to make little difference in the civil war. [read post]
28 Mar 2016, 1:07 pm by Alex R. McQuade
At least 72 people were killed, including many children, and hundreds more were injured in Lahore, Pakistan on Sunday when a suicide bomber attacked a park targeting Christians celebrating Easter. [read post]
11 Dec 2015, 12:56 pm by Elina Saxena
In a new exposé about the Islamic State’s oil trade, the Daily Beast’s Matthew Reed writes that while the “majority of ISIS oil is purchased by locals inside ISIS territory," the Syrian regime itself “has done business with ISIS from day one, just as it did with al Qaeda’s Nusra Front and other rebels who took over energy assets early in the war. [read post]
29 Sep 2019, 7:00 am by Austin Carson
Moreover, as Amy Zegart rightly notes, the DNI’s lack of formal authority means informal channels of influence and personality can be critical. [read post]
14 Mar 2013, 3:51 pm by Gregory McNeal
  As Amy Zegart has noted, Congressional rules limiting a member’s term on an Intelligence Committee to eight years further limits the development of expertise. [read post]
2 Feb 2017, 2:18 pm by Russell Spivak, Jordan Brunner
Our historical review of the NSC relies heavily on “The History of the National Security Council: 1947-1997,” by the State Department’s Office of the Historian; Flawed by Design: The Evolution of the CIA, JCS, and NSC, by Amy Zegart; Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power, by David Rothkopf; and Fateful Decisions by Loch Johnson. [read post]
19 Mar 2015, 12:39 pm by Cody Poplin
More news today out of Tunisia regarding the stunning militant attack on a museum in Tunis that left 23 people dead and wounded dozens more. [read post]
2 Mar 2015, 11:53 am by Cody Poplin
Describing his actions as part of a “fateful, even historic, mission,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the United States in preparation for his address to Congress on Iran’s nuclear program, which is set for tomorrow. [read post]