It is imperative that the U.S.-Nigeria security cooperation address the root causes of violence in Nigerian communities, write Charles Kwuelum and Iyabo Obasanjo.
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"With labor shortages and rising wages curtailing the recovery, America has one realistic option left: Be true to its roots and open its doors," argues Gregory J. Fleming.
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There’s a battle brewing between the Biden administration and Congress over military aid to a crucial but autocratic ally in the Middle East, a fight that drives at the heart of values in American foreign policy and Biden’s vows to stand up to dictators.
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By fleeing to Iran, thousands of Afghan military personnel—including elite U.S.-trained Afghan commandos— may potentially deliver closely guarded secrets on U.S. special operators into the hands of a top rival in the Middle East.
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The next Tory leader will have to grapple with Johnson’s toxic political legacy in Scotland, where he was a uniquely off-putting presence, @jamiedmaxwell writes. buff.ly/3K6qzzb

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The Egyptian government is borrowing money just to service the interest on its existing debt. But Sisi’s spending isn’t slowing down. buff.ly/3CfRUNn

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The immediate danger following Pelosi’s visit has died down, but Beijing is determined to create a new normal that bodes poorly for an ill-prepared Taiwan, argues Hilton Yip. buff.ly/3c2hHOG

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As sanctioned countries so often do, Russia has resorted to three main sanctions defense strategies to contain those costs: alternative trade partners, sanctions busting, and domestic offsets.
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Macron’s approach to the EU can easily be mistaken for a Napoleonic attempt to remake Europe in France’s image and interest, writes @Shahinvallee.
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RT from Robbie Gramer (@RobbieGramer)

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv today to hold a three-way meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensky foreignpolicy.com/2022/08/18/z

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RT from Amy Mackinnon (@ak_mack)

The U.S. thought the Afghan army would fight and the Ukrainians would fold. The reality has forced a review within the intelligence community of how to measure the "will to fight," an all-important X factor that plays a decisive role on the battlefield.
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In ongoing U.S. efforts to safely evacuate Afghans who assisted the U.S. government, “no special prioritization status has yet been granted to any former Afghan military personnel" despite security risks highlighted by the U.S. State Department.
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While the world’s attention has been focused primarily on Ukraine, more than 5.5 million people remain internally displaced in Congo.
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U.S. adherence is critical to making the prohibition against targeting and militarizing civilian nuclear power plants a firm part of international humanitarian law.
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RT from American Enterprise Institute (@AEI)

Tune in one week from today to hear @foreignpolicy’s @JackDetsch moderate a conversation with @AEI's @KatieZimmerman and @MiddleEastInst's @Charles_Lister on US counterterrorism strategies one year after the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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Morning Brief: The progress of Ukraine’s grain deal, Turkish air strikes in Syria, and deepening U.S.-Taiwan trade ties.
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