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Europe is Closing Guantanamo

by Andrew Kessinger August 2, 2009

Thanks to renewed transatlantic cooperation, President Barack Obama is one small step closer to keeping his campaign promise to close the controversial Guantanamo Bay detention center.

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Iran’s Bastille Day

by Andrew Kessinger July 20, 2009

We have recently celebrated the anniversaries of the American and French Revolutions, both violent civil uprisings that changed the course of their nation’s history. A similar storm seems to be brewing – this time in Iran.

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Hackers and Retooled Institutions

by Andrew Kessinger July 10, 2009

You may have missed it.

As fireworks were exploding over our nation’s capital this Independence Day weekend, U.S. government websites were being shut down by hackers.

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Obama & Medvedev (Re)set Arms Limits

by Andrew Kessinger July 7, 2009

Yesterday’s highly anticipated meeting between Presidents Obama and Medvedev, while hardly the so-called “reset” moment in U.S.-Russian relations, does shift the tone.

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