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Can the U.S. Rally Middle Eastern Countries to Halt Iraq Violence?

Wilson Center Scholar Robin Wright, David Ignatius, Tavis Smiley and CBS News Political Director John Dickerson discuss Secretary of State John Kerry's trip to push the Middle East to address the instability in Iraq.
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Iraqi-U.S. Relations Amidst Militants

Jane Harman discusses possible U.S. response to militants advances in Iraq on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace.
Mark Katz

Leaving Without Losing: The War on Terror After Iraq and Afghanistan

Mark Katz is a professor of government and politics at George Mason University; Robert Litwak is Vice President for Scholars and Academic Relations at the Wilson Center where he also serves as Director of International Security Studies.

Leaving Iraq: Mission Accomplished?

Rajiv Chandrasekaran, the Washington Post’s national editor and current public policy scholar at the Wilson Center; James Zogby, the founder and president of the Arab American Institute

In Wartime, Congress Must Step Up to Check President

The decision to go to war is the most serious decision a government can make, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. Its gravity demands cooperation between the executive and legislative branches.

So Far, So Good; but There's No Guarantee Against Attack

It is much easier to explain why something happens than to explain why something does not happen. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses the absence of a terrorist attack on the U.S. homeland since 9/11.

Rethinking the Important U.S.-Saudi Equation

While Saudi Arabia will remain an essential partner for the foreseeable future, the fundamentals of the U.S.-Saudia bilateral relationship require re-examination. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses forging a relationship resting on a broader, deeper, and stronger foundation.

Beyond a Handshake: Making Peace with Enemies

Denouncing countries and refusing to talk to them may make us feel better in the short-run—but it makes little sense in the long run, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. We should be confident in the ideals that have underpinned America's global ascent and confident that those ideals will triumph in the long-run, no matter who sits across the negotiating table.

Where Is Vision for Next Steps in Iraq?

Five years after the Iraq War's commencement, where are we? Former Congressman Lee Hamilton assesses the situation.

U.S. Must Proceed With Care

We arrived in Iraq carelessly; we should leave carefully. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses America's goals in Iraq and how it might achieve them.