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Steve Clemons

Senior Fellow and Director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation

Steve Clemons appears in the following:

Trump's Foreign Policy Strategy Is More Like Obama's Than You Think

Thursday, July 21, 2016

President Obama has shown restraint when it comes to U.S. intervention in global affairs. A theoretical President Trump would likely do the same.

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Presidents Obama and Hollande Address ISIS

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

French President François Hollande and President Obama delivered a joint press conference on ISIS. The Atlantic's Steve Clemons provides context for America's relationship with Russia.

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Getting Middle Eastern Boots on the Ground Against ISIS

Monday, November 23, 2015

The presidential candidates agree there’s a need for Sunni Arab cooperation in the fight against ISIS. How does the Western "whack-a-mole" strategy compare to the Gulf nations' approach?

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Paris and the Future of Terrorism

Monday, January 12, 2015

As ambush-style shootings in urban areas become a preferred terrorist tactic, we discuss the changing approach to security and the concerns around declaring a new War on Terror.

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Ukraine, Russia, US

Monday, March 03, 2014

Steve Clemons, senior fellow and director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and blogger, talks about the latest in the tug of war between Russia and the West over Ukraine, and Russia's presence in the Crimean region.

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Abbas at the UN

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Steve Clemons, Washington editor at large for The Atlantic, talks about what to expect when President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority vies for "non-member observer" status at the United Nations.

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Syria and Egypt Updates

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Steve Clemons, Washington editor at large for The Atlantic, discusses what's come out of the Arab League and Friends of Syria meetings -- plus the Islamists' influence in Egypt.

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Understanding Obama's UN Speech

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Everyone has their own style and things that they bring to the General Assembly, but for them it’s a moment if theater in which they’re trying to communicate to the rest of the world ...

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Syria's Business

Friday, April 22, 2011

Large protests are planned for Syria today - Tara Bahrampour of the Washington Post updates the latest. Then, Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation and the man behind the popular political blog The Washington Note, discusses the latest developments in Libya.

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Libya No-Fly Zone Vote

Friday, March 18, 2011

Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation and the man behind the popular political blog "The Washington Note", and Fred Kaplan, "War Stories" columnist at Slate and a Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, discuss how the U.N. Security Council voted to authorize military action to protect civilians in Libya.

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Beyond Egypt

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation and the man behind the popular political blog "The Washington Note," discusses the uprisings in the Middle East , Washington's response, and how it affects politics and people in the region. Plus, Tala Al-Husry, former Brian Lehrer Show intern and native Jordanian gives us her point of view on the ground in Amman, Jordan.

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Assessing Afghanistan After Holbrooke

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

President Obama is speaking about the latest assessment of the war in Afghanistan on Thursday.  Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation and the man behind the popular political blog The Washington Note, previews the report and discusses how the death of Richard Holbrooke will affect US policy in Afghanistan.

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Richard Holbrooke: The Man Who Knew How to End a War

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Richard Holbrooke, President Obama’s special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan and famed diplomat, died of heart failure yesterday. He was 69. Holbrooke was the man that many presidents had turned to when they wanted to find a way to end a war. In the mid-1990s, Holbrooke helped broker the peace accords that ended the war in Bosnia. And right up until his death he was working on bringing stability to the Afghan-Pakistan region.

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START Talks

Monday, November 22, 2010

Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation and the man behind the popular political blog "The Washington Note," talks about the weekend in Congress and the future of the START treaty.

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Afghan Latest

Monday, July 26, 2010

Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, and the man behind the popular political blog "The Washington Note," discusses the latest in Afghanistan policy, and how the looming deadline is making both the left and right nervous. Plus, New York Times chief Pakistan correspondent, Jane Perlez, discusses the secret military field reports recently made public by Wikileaks.

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Afghan Endgame

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

The President continues to weigh his options for Afghanistan when it comes to troop levels and basic strategy. Steve Clemons of the New America Foundation, who writes the popular blog The Washington Note, discusses the latest in mid-east policy.

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Africa: Hillary Clinton's Seven-Nation Tour

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton begins her seven-country tour of the African continent tomorrow. Will this trip signal a new day for U.S. foreign policy or will it be an extended ...

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The State of the Secretary of State

Monday, July 27, 2009

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a wide-ranging interview on Meet the Press yesterday. Steve Clemons, director of the American Strategy Program at New America Foundation and the man behind The Washington Note, discusses the first six months of her tenure and the latest ...

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Seven Year Itch

Friday, March 20, 2009

Kim Gamel, AP editor based in Baghdad, and Steve Clemons, senior fellow and director of the American Strategy Program of the New America Foundation, discuss the start of the 7th year of the Iraq war. Unemployment, deficits, and many of the same troubles that plague us here are weighing down ...

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Questions on Iran

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

We take the live White House press conference where President Bush answered questions about the new National Intelligence Estimate that said Iran had halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003. Steve Clemons, of the New America Foundation and the TheWashingtonNote.com, gives us the play by play.

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