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Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi Hearings

As Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, prepare to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee this week on the September Benghazi attack, it is worth taking a look back to last month’s hearings with Hillary Clinton. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was called […]

Entrepreneurship key to engaging global youth

We are at a tipping point when it comes to economic engagement with young people, and we cannot let this opportunity pass us by.

The Atlantic: The Politics of Counter-Terrorism, the U.S., and Leaving Out Israel

Truman Security Fellow Zvika Krieger in the Atlantic on the politics behind counter-terrorism. When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled to Istanbul last month to convene the Global Counter Terrorism Forum — a group that includes 29 countries and the European Union — she drew robust condemnation from Jewish and pro-Israel groups for not including […]

Separating Fact From Fiction: What Joining UNCLOS Really Means

Secretary of State Clinton summarized opposition arguments to the U.N. Convention of the Law of the Sea perfectly in her recent testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (FRC): “[I]t’s unfortunate because it’s opposition based in ideology and mythology, not in facts, evidence, or the consequences of our contributing failure to accede to the treaty.” […]