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David Ben-Gurion Visited Tennessee Valley Authority Projects

Source: CIE As part of a twenty-six day visit to the United States (May 1951), Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion spends the day touring some of the projects of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).  The main purpose of the Prime Minister’s trip, the first by an Israeli premier to the United States, is the launch of “The Development [...]

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CSIS REPORT – The Iraqi Election: The Need for a New U.S. Strategy

By Anthony H. Cordesman May 31, 2018 The Iraqi election in May 2018 has highlighted the security challenges the United States now faces in Iraq and the Middle East. One key concern is the level of future U.S. confrontation with Iran. The United States faced grave uncertainties regarding Iran's influence in Iraq even when it [...]

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CSIS REPORT – Losing in Every Direction: The Arab Game of Thrones

By Anthony H. Cordesman January 30, 2018 History is never particularly merciful, especially in the case of failed leaders. One cannot help but wonder therefore, how will future generations of Arabs judge their current leaders? How will they judge their leaders’ focus on personal power and regime survival, on choosing one group of national factions [...]

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