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Research Last Updated: May 16, 2018 - 10:41:31 AM


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Afghanistan’s Paradoxical Political Party System: A new AAN report
The role of political parties in Afghanistan’s highly centralised presidential system, with only limited parliamentary checks and balances, is an important yardstick by which to measure how the country has fared in its attempts to democratise in the post-Taleban era

May 16, 2018 - 10:40:07 AM

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The CIA Black Sites Program and the Gina Haspel Nomination
Washington, D.C—Today’s nomination hearing for Gina Haspel to be CIA director provides an opportunity for the agency and Haspel to fill in the blanks on the CIA “black sites” and interrogation program.

May 10, 2018 - 10:34:48 AM

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Renewable power could make hydrogen cheaper than gas, study finds
A pioneering power plant in northeast Germany that converts renewable energy into hydrogen could be a common sight in the near future.

Apr 27, 2018 - 10:35:58 AM

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Director Comey Legally Taped Calls, Meetings With Trump
Sources with links to the Justice Department confirm that U.S. intelligence has legal copies of all Donald Trump’s “tapes” of his meetings with Director Comey – and that Comey had his own phone legally hacked in order to record suspects, including Trump, Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr, for over a year.

Apr 16, 2018 - 2:20:13 PM

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Peeling the onion: Searching for North Korean strategy and objectives
Most foreign policy makers in Washington finally recognize that neither diplomacy nor pressure will get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and inter-continental ballistic missile programs. This is a major epiphany, a significant change in Foggy Bottom thinking, but it is only the first step in a long process toward understanding where Pyongyang is headed.

Apr 14, 2018 - 10:36:36 AM

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