Why did Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei get such outsized attention?
She’s not the first US Speaker to travel to Taiwan.

Why did the killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri get so little attention? After all, he was one of the three most important figures in al-Qaeda’s leadership for decades.

And why the dwindling focus on the Russia-Ukraine war? Where does the war stand right now?

Richard Fontaine returns to the conversation. He is the CEO of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), a bi-partisan foreign policy think tank in Washington, DC. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy advisor to Senator John McCain and worked at the State Department, the National Security Council, and on the staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He currently serves on the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board.

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