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.

  George P. Shultz on America's greatest challenges

Wise Man

An Interview with George P. Shultz

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One of the world's most eminent statesmen outlines a plan for American renewal.

  William Perry on the threat of nuclear weapons

Dark Age

An Interview with William Perry

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With the election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency, nuclear fears are even more frightening.

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Legal Eagle

An Interview with Judge Michael Mukaskey

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Michael Mukasey had an up-close-and-personal view of the U.S. national security apparatus during some of its most difficult years.

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Paper Chase

An Interview with Kenneth Rogoff

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The Harvard economist explains why big bills may be on the way out -- and why negative rates are on the way in.

  Juan Zarate on financial security, sanctions, and terror

Where the Money Is

An Interview with Juan Zarate

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Illicit finance is the lifeblood of many groups and organizations acting directly to the interests of global security.

  Stacy Schiff on Salem and the politics of fear

No Fairy Tale

An interview with Stacy Schiff

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A leading historian and biographer explains the spiritual and psychological underpinnings of the Salem witch trials.

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Central Bank Confidential

An Interview with Sir Mervyn King

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As the global recovery limps along, it's clear endless easing doesn't work. Former Bank of England head Mervyn King explains why -- and how to fix it.

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Aftermath

An Interview with Emma Sky

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Iraq post-U.S. invasion is still a hotly debated topic. An expert with on-the-ground experience tells you what you need to know.

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The Giant Stumbled

An Interview with Sebastian Mallaby

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Alan Greenspan shoulders, fairly or unfairly, a significant share of blame for the global financial crisis. Financial journalist Sebastian Mallaby explains what made the Fed Chairman tick.