Laicie Heeley
Laicie Heeley
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Iran Nuclear Talks End On a Positive Note, But Compromise Will Be Necessary

Now is the time to push an Iran nuclear deal to its conclusion, or face greater repercussions down the line.

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John Kerry Secretary of State: What We Can Expect From Him in 2013

While we know Kerry will soon confront immediate priorities such as Syria and Iran, there are more long-running themes that may emerge during his tenure.
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Chuck Hagel Comes Out On Top of Senate Confirmation Hearing

Whether Hagel was playing a game of rope-a-dope to simply survive the hearing, or he genuinely was unprepared, by avoiding controversy he came out on top.
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Chuck Hagel Confirmation Hearing: 3 Reasons It Matters For Millennials

While watching Chuck Hagel's secretary of defense confirmation hearing might not sound like prime-time TV, millennials have several very good reasons to tune in.
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The New Evolution of Drone Warfare

As debates about the U.S. use of drones abroad continue, Americans can now own their very own toy drones, complete with miniature hi-def camera and "black box."
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Winner of Presidential Debate: Romney Falls Apart In the Final Debate

Obama comes out the clear winner in this debate, but the question remains to be seen whether this particular exchange will move the polls as much as the first.

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Who won the final presidential debate: Obama

Follow along live for the latest foreign policy updates and analysis at the presidential debate in Florida.
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Obama vs Romney Foreign Policy: On Terrorism and National Security, It is No Contest

There's a reason Mitt Romney didn't talk much about foreign affairs in his address to the Republican National Convention.
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Paul Ryan Defense Budget is Dangerous and Ignores the Advice of Pentagon Generals

Ryan’s 2012 budget outlines a military that knows no bounds, even though he previously supported a proposal to cut the defense budget. He's putting politics over national security.