Center for Strategic Communication

What We Are Reading

Today is a day of eager anticipation for the national security world, as we await word on Kerry’s talks with Putin, Obama’s talks with Park, and cast a concerned eye to the upcoming Iranian election. On the climate side we have some encouraging news from the jobs...

What We Are Reading

Israeli leader Iran has not yet crossed nuclear weapons ‘red line’ Associated Press / the Washington Post Israel’s prime minister on Monday said that Iran is steadily edging closer to nuclear weapons capability but has not yet reached the “red line” he drew in a...

What We Are Reading

New Details on Disclosure Regarding North Korea Eric Schmitt / the New York Times The nation’s top intelligence official said Thursday that a one-paragraph assessment about North Korea’s ability to arm a nuclear missile was mistakenly declassified by the Pentagon’s...

What we are reading

Presidents are breaking the U.S. Foreign Service Susan R. Johnson, Ronald E. Neumann and Thomas R. Pickering / the Washington Post American diplomacy is facing a crisis. The Foreign Service is being relegated to a secondary status: staff support to political elites...