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May 04, 2018
The Gambia had the greatest annual increase in freedom, according to Freedom House’s 2018 Freedom in the World report. On a scale of 0 to 100, Gambia’s score rose 21 points due to drastic improvements to the freedoms of expression, assembly, and association. As The Gambia embarks on consolidating... Read More
March 21, 2016
Across Europe today, the day started with a sickening twist, a cold hollow in the pit of the stomach that is becoming too familiar to city dwellers in Western nations (and has been despicably present among many of our Southern and Eastern neighbors for years and years). First and foremost, my... Read More
June 11, 2015
The Long Peace was a term developed by the great Yale scholar John Gaddis to describe the post-World War Two global paradigm by which great powers no longer engaged in total war.  I was reminded of this phrase by a recent video I saw on Youtube called The Fallen of World War II.  I strongly... Read More
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Jeffrey Phillips

Director of Congressional and Government Relations
February 25, 2015
When Czechoslovak President Vaclav Havel spoke before a joint session of the United States Congress on February 21, 1990, there was none of the opposition that we see today about a similar speech planned for next week by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. No, in 1990 there was no debate... Read More
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Jan Surotchak

Senior Director, Transatlantic Strategy