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World Humanitarian Day: The Courage of Humanitarian Workers
August 19, 2013, Elizabeth Ferris
On World Humanitarian Day, Elizabeth Ferris highlights this as a time to remember and honor humanitarian workers everywhere, risking their lives to assist the people and places devastated by war and disaster. However, she also emphasizes World Humanitarian Day as an opportunity to look inward and acknowledge the collective failure of the international community that is unable to prevent the conflicts that make humanitarian work necessary.
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Saudi Arabia Blames America for the Turmoil in Egypt
August 19, 2013, Bruce Riedel
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August 2013, Charles K. Ebinger and Govinda Avasarala
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Big Bets and Black Swans: Foreign Policy Challenges for President Obama’s Second Term
January 17, 2013
 
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July 29, 2013, Washington, D.C. – Martin Indyk, vice president and director of Foreign Policy at Brookings, has been named the U.S. Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations, Secretary of State John Kerry announced today.  Indyk will assume his new post effective immediately, taking a leave of absence from Brookings. Ted Piccone, currently deputy director of the Foreign Policy Program, will serve as acting vice president and director in the interim.
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