Ehud Barak on Israel and the Middle East

The General

An Interview with Ehud Barak

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Ehud Barak lays out the gravest existential threat his country faces.

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Risky Business

An Interview with Ian Bremmer

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There's no greater expert on political risk than Ian Bremmer: he helped invent the concept. Here, he talks Trump, Russia, North Korea, and our grim new global order.

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Bug Out

An Interview with Laurie Garrett

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The Pulitzer Prize winning journalist explains why a world where antibiotics don't work any more might already be on its way.

Grandest Opera

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From Giuseppe Verdi's darkest year came a work of sublime power: Nabucco.

The King and Us

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Cyrus II did protect his subjects' rights -- but not for the reason you may think.

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Dreams of Justice

An Interview with F.W. de Klerk

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The visionary leader talks about what we need to do to safeguard peace and liberal -- in the best sense -- politics.

  Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque: Colonade and Reflecting Pool

New Voice

An Interview with Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash

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The UAE's ambassador to Russia takes on the most crucial challenges facing the Muslim world in a provocative new book.

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The Cauldron

An Interview with Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

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Though conflict in Syria and Iraq currently dominates headlines, the Islamist militants of North Africa still present a huge global risk.

Facing the Future

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Two entrepreneurs have developed a revolutionary diagnostic technology -- and it works from your phone.

Bad Bet

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Eisenhower may have been one of the most brilliant generals in modern history, but when it came to the Middle East -- graveyard of many a reputation -- his foresight failed him.