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McCain Has an Extreme Neoconservative Foreign Policy Record and Outlook

Report 4 September 2008
While Sen. McCain has claimed his foreign policy experience as one of his greatest attributes, his actual record demonstrates a history of poor judgment and reckless rhetoric. The Republicans have spent the entire week trying to resurrect McCain’s image as a critic of the Bush administration, but his record shows that on issue after issue McCain was in perfect alignment with President Bush, Vice President Cheney, and former Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld.
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Terrorism & National Security

An Extreme Night With No Solutions

Press Release Washington, D.C. 4 September 2008
Terrorism & National Security

More Focus Must Be Placed On Fighting Terrorism

Report 19 August 2008
The bi-annual terrorism survey by the Center for American Progress and Foreign Policy magazine shows that experts agree that more emphasis needs to be placed on fighting terrorism and that withdrawing from Iraq would help the U.S. in the fight against terrorism.
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Terrorism & National Security

AL QAEDA AND INSURGENT THREATS GROW AS TERRORISTS FLOCK FROM IRAQ TO THE FORGOTTEN FRONT

Report 14 August 2008
Reports indicate that violent extremists are shifting their focus from Iraq to the forgotten front in Afghanistan. Not only are foreign fighters pouring into the region by the hundreds, but many are veterans from Iraq who are now applying the skills and tactics they learned there to plan strikes against allied forces and orchestrate broader attacks on Western targets.
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Terrorism & National Security

A Violent Weekend around the World

Report 28 July 2008
This weekend saw a spate of violence, with terrorist attacks in Iraq, Turkey and India. These attacks remind us of the terrible appeal of nationalism and extremism.
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Afghanistan

Time to Focus on the Greatest Danger

Report 3 July 2008
The fight to stabilize Afghanistan and drive out al Qaeda and the Taliban for good has been stalled by Washington’s misbegotten fixation on Iraq.
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Terrorism & National Security

5 Reports Find that Bush Administration Policies Have Severely Weakened America’s National Security

Report 18 April 2008
Five new reports from various government agencies and independent organizations were released this week, all confirming that the Bush Administration has weakened the security of the United States.
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Terrorism & National Security

McCain: A History of Being Wrong About Al Qaeda, Iraq and Iran

Report 20 March 2008
John McCain on several occasions recently has asserted that Iran and Al Qaeda are working together, including last month in Houston Texas . The facts are much more complicated.
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Iraq

Iraq: The Costs to Our National Security

Report 19 March 2008
The Iraq war has exacted a tremendous cost on America’s national security. It is time to refocus on our broader national interests instead of just Iraq.
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