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A Nuclear Deal Israel Could Live With

How to Bridge the Gap Between Jerusalem and Washington

Amos Yadlin and Avner Golov
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sit in front of a display of M302 rockets, March 10, 2014.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sit in front of a display of M302 rockets, March 10, 2014. (Amir Cohen / Reuters)
Israel and the United States share the same strategic goal: preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. The intelligence services of both countries are also largely in agreement on the status of the Iranian program. But they remain divided on what to do about it. Here's how to bring them together.
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Upgrading the Grid

Brian Warshay
The U.S. electrical grid has hardly changed since the 1880s, and its reliability, effectiveness, and affordability are increasingly being brought into question. To prevent disaster, regulators must abandon outdated electrical architecture and redesign the grid.
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Houthi and the Blowback

Bilal Y. Saab
With the intervention in Yemen, Saudi Arabia’s military is trying to kill several birds with one stone: safeguard the country from an immediate military threat, assert its leadership of the Arab world, and redress what it sees as a geopolitical imbalance in the Middle East between itself and Iran.
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Give Ghani a Chance

Jonah Blank
After years of broken promises, there is reason to believe that the pronouncements about a better U.S.–Afghan future deserve the benefit of the doubt.