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Tehran’s Nuclear Playbook

The fast-approaching November 24 deadline for an Iran nuclear deal is a “now or never” opportunity to end Iran’s longstanding international isolation. Read more about this decisive week for Iran and its future in the latest Weekly Wonk.

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Red Army

EVENT November 20, 2014 6:30 pm– 8:30 pm

Thursday November 20, 2014

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Journalism in Israel has a long legacy, with veteran media outlets covering every aspect of Israeli political and cultural life—everything from music and film stories, domestic social welfare issues, and the military occupation of the Palestinian territories.

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The Future of Reproduction

EVENT November 20, 2014 12:15 pm– 3:20 pm

Thursday November 20, 2014

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And as the recent furor over Facebook and Apple’s proposal to offer to fund the freezing of their female employee’s eggs indicated, we’re far from settled about how emerging reproductive technologies will affect the way we live.

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The Good War

EVENT November 21, 2014 12:15 pm– 1:45 pm

Friday November 21, 2014

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm


The story of how this good war went so bad may well turn out to be a defining tragedy of the 21st century—yet as acclaimed war correspondent Jack Fairweather explains, it should also give us reason to hope for an outcome grounded in Afghan reality, rather than our own.

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article | November 20, 2014
Being Present Instead of Perfect

Being Present Instead of Perfect

For a lot of American families today, the dinner table can feel a minefield, haunted by the ghosts of Leave It To Beavers past and the present-day social and economic pressures to serve up from-scratch meals. The pressure for mealtime perfection can get overwhelming, even for a professional like Cat Cora, the first female Iron Chef.

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Tehran’s Nuclear Playbook

Tehran’s Nuclear Playbook

Sanam Vakil

The fast-approaching November 24 deadline for an Iran nuclear deal is a “now or never” opportunity to end Iran’s longstanding international isolation. Read more about this decisive week for Iran and its future in the latest Weekly Wonk.

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article | November 20, 2014
The Cult of Kiddie Danger

The Cult of Kiddie Danger

Lenore Skenazy

The new American religion, the Cult of Kiddie Danger, is founded on the unshakable belief that our kids are in constant danger from everyone and everything.

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podcast | November 20, 2014
The Hackers of Oz

The Hackers of Oz

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How do we win a war that can’t be seen? Anne-Marie Slaughter goes behind the cyber curtain to find out by speaking with ASU Future of War Fellow Shane Harris about his new book, @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex.

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podcast | November 19, 2014 | New America NYC

Lessons in Dissent Podcast

In collaboration with ChinaFile

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cenes of thousands of protesters filling the streets in the heart of Hong Kong, one of the world’s great business capitals, have captured international media attention in recent weeks. Young protesters, some as young as high school age, have taken center stage in acts of civil disobedience to protest ...

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in the news | November 19, 2014 | Fellows

Clinton enjoys unofficial campaign

“This is why it’s convenient not to be an official candidate,” said Julian Zelizer, a professor of public affairs and history at Princeton University. “It’s easier to pick and choose what to speak about, while letting the president handle his own controversial issues.”Zelizer said Clinton likely hopes the issue will move on before she has to make a public comment about it. “If she has the option of keeping quiet, which as a not-yet candidate she does, this is a smart move,” he said. “She is hoping that the president can resolve this, or the issue fades before she needs to deal with it.