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The Weekly Leaf: 6/17/20

This Week's Reads

Each week, we are pleased to share key insight and highlights from our Aspen Strategy Group members.

Condoleezza Rice in The Washington Post: "This Moment Cries Out for Us to Confront Race in America

Joseph Nye in Project Syndicate: American Exceptionalism in the Age of Trump

Nicholas Burns' George Washington University Commencement Address

Anja Manuel & Stephen Hadley in The Washington Post: How to Use the Next Stimulus to Counter China

Eliot Cohen in The Atlantic: America's Generals Must Stand Up to Trump

Nick Kristof in The New York Times: What if There Were no George Floyd Video

Anne-Marie Slaughter in Project Syndicate: Redefining National Security for a Post Pandemic World

Robert Zoellick in The Wall Street Journal: The U.S. Doesn't Need a New Cold War


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CENTCOM: Protecting American Allies and Interests in the Middle East

Thursday, June 18, 2020

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Things To Know

Stay Informed with Important Analysis Relevant to Aspen Security Forum Discussions

Peggy Noonan in The Wall Street Journal: On Some Things, Americans Can Agree

David Petraeus and Vance Serchuk in Foreign Affairs: Can America Trust the Taliban to Prevent Another 9/11?


Book of the Week

Six time New York Times bestselling author and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright - one of the world's most admired and tireless public servants - reflects on the final stages of one's career and working productively into your later decades in this revealing, funny, and inspiring memoir.


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