Senior Fellow Azeem Ibrahim explores a wide range of topics pertaining to foreign policy and violent extremism
Gen. Michael Flynn was the first sacrificial lamb of the Trump administration. But behind the gory details of this scandal, there lies a question which nobody seems to be asking: how much of Gen. Flynn’s actions did President-elect Trump know about, and when?
Posted in Government
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Ten years ago mentioning Hitler and the Nazis in a political debate was considered hyperbolic and in poor taste. And rightly so. Today, it has become almost passé. No less than the President of the United States has accused the American intelligence agencies of behaving as if they were in Nazi Germany over “fake news leaks” in a tweet, for example.
And yet it seems that Mr Trump seems more determined than anybody to make comparisons to Nazi Germany apposite in the...
Posted in Government
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Fortune favors the bold. That is one of the most reliable lessons to learn from history, and it is especially true in politics. The last few years have also shown this to be true with astonishing frequency.
So what will Obama do about reports of alleged Russian hacking attempts to interfere in the US elections? In short, the most likely answer is that he will do nothing.
Brexit has divided us. It has divided our government almost as much as it has divided our nation. Yet for all their differences, Britain’s political class do share one very important thing in common regarding Brexit: they are both peddling the fantasy that Britain is in control of its destiny. It is not.
About This BlogAzeem Ibrahim is Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Policy. He also is a research professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College.
Over the years, he has met with and advised numerous world leaders on policy development. He was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Ibrahim completed his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a World Fellow at Yale.
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