Consider the strategy that brought Iran to the negotiating table in 2013. It required intense diplomatic work to get Russia and China to agree to U.N. measures and to isolate Iran from neighbors such as Turkey. It took clever and tough sanctions devised by the Treasury Department that leveraged U.S. financial power. This is how power works in the modern world".- Fareed Zacharia
A) you consider the Iran deal to be a success
B) You consider Fareed Zacharia an expert worth quoting on any subject at all.
In one hour on one evening, Donald Trump did more to curb the slaughter of innocents in the Syrian civil war than Obama did in 8 years of cozying up to our enemies and apologizing for America's role in the world.
The Pakistani, Taliban, ISIS and NorKs are taking notice too...
Peace through strength, not through quissling, hoping and kumbaya
He has received honorary degrees from Harvard University, Brown University, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Miami, Oberlin College, Bates College, and the University of Oklahoma among others. He was the 2000 Annual Orator of the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania.
In January 2010, Zakaria was given the Padma Bhushan award by the Indian government for his contribution to the field of journalism.
He serves on the board of the Council on Foreign Relations, the New America Foundation, Columbia University's International House, City College of New York's Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, and Shakespeare and Company. He was a trustee of Yale University and the Trilateral Commission.
But perhaps this article will be more to your bend.
"Will Neuroweapons, Micro-Drones and Other Killer Apps Really Make Us Safer?
Americans should have a more vigorous debate over Pentagon’s relentless pursuit of “disruptive” innovations"
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