Noah Feldman

Harvard Law School professor

Noah Feldman appears in the following:

Was Iraq's Democracy Doomed From the Start?

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Noah Feldman, who helped draft Iraq's constitution a decade ago, says the current chaos can be traced to America's failure to provide security before attempting nation building.

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Official End of Combat in Iraq, But What's Next for Iraqis?

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Today marks the formal end of the United States' combat mission in Iraq, after almost eight years. There are now fewer than 50,000 troops left in Iraq — all serving in non-combat roles. The Obama administration has pledged to withdraw all troops by October 2011. But many are now asking questions about what Iraq's future holds. What kind of presence will the U.S. have there in the coming years and is it realistic for the country to fully support itself by the end of next year?

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Will Anyone Trust Afghan Election Results?

Thursday, September 03, 2009

U.S. Special Envoy to Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke went to Paris on Wednesday for a meeting with more than two dozen of his international peers. But it wasn't a celebration – Holbroo...

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Is Iraq Ready for Faster U.S. Troop Withdrawal?

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Almost 100 people were killed yesterday as coordinated bomb attacks swept Baghdad. The truck bombs and mortar fire flattened buildings, collapsed highways, and left city residents stu...


Israel, Palestine and America's Role in Promoting Peace

Thursday, June 04, 2009

In President Obama's speech at Cairo University, he made it clear that U.S. and Israel have an "unbreakable" bond. He explained how the Holocaust continues to shape Israeli reactions ...


Reactions to Obama's Call For A New Beginning

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Speaking at Cairo University, President Obama touched on issues including Iraq, women's rights, economic development, and religious tolerance. For more analysis on relations between A...

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Previewing President Obama's Cairo Speech

Thursday, June 04, 2009

As the president prepares to address the Muslim world from Cairo University in Egypt, The Takeaway previews his speech with two experts on the Middle East: Professor Peter Awn, direct...


Obama and the Saudis' Mideast Peace Plan

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

In 2002, Saudi King Abdullah proposed a peace plan for Israel and the Palestinian territories. In exchange for peace with the Arab world, Israel would withdraw from the occupied terri...


Surprises on the Supreme Court

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

President Obama nominated Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday. His pick is a New York Puerto Rican who is generally considered left-leaning. But once a judge is ...


The ripple effect of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Friday, January 02, 2009

For a week straight Israel and Hamas have been locked in nonstop air strikes, leaving over 400 dead and 2,000 wounded. Wars between Israel and Palestine have flared up for over the la...

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Why lessons learned in Iraq may not apply to Afghanistan

Friday, November 28, 2008

"If we walked away, it's very likely the Taliban would take control of the country again."
—Noah Feldman on Afghanistan