Center for Strategic Communication

Sonenshine: Cementing peace in the Middle East

On Monday, August 11, 2014, ASP Consensus member and former Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy Tara D. Sonenshine released an article titled “Cementing peace in the Middle East” through thehill.com. Secretary Sonenshine stated: Cement is one of those pesky “dual-use...

What We Are Reading… July 17, 2014

Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash: Flight Shot Down Over Ukraine  Eline Gordts / The Huffington Post Anton Gerashenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister, wrote on Facebook that the plane was hit by a missile fired from a Buk launcher over the country’s east, the...

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Militants Lay Siege To Iraq’s Largest Oil Refinery Sameer N. Yacoub and Qassim Abdul-Zahra / AP The campaign by the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has raised the specter of the sectarian warfare that nearly tore the country apart in 2006 and...

What We Are Reading… June 02, 2014

EPA Releases Much-Anticipated Limits on Power Plant Emissions Kate Sheppard / Huffington Post The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled new standards on Monday, calling for a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions from power plants by 2030. The regulations are the...