sitting ducks

  • Contrasting views on Obama foreign-policy and realism from Daniel Drezner and Sean Kay.
  • The BBC’s profile of Iranian President-elect, Hassan Rouhani.
  • Michael J. Geary and Kevin A. Lees examine how the NSA scandal might impact Obama’s trip to Europe.
  • Chris Fair’s testimony at the Hearing on “Protecting the Homeland Against Mumbai-Style Attacks and the Threat from Lashkar-e-Taiba” (PDF).
  • Vladmir Putin: the most powerful man in Russia, sex symbol, former spy, and sports-memorabilia thief.

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