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The Muslim Brotherhood and Their Relationship with Iran

A historical examination of the Muslim Brotherhood's relationship with Iran. By Mohammed Salama.  (01/16/2015)

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Lessons from Incipient Civic Movements in the Broader Middle East

Authors introduce analytical framework of 'incipient societies' to shed light on the so-called “Arab Spring”. It provides recommendations and suggestions, as well as areas of future consideration. By Nicholas A. Heras and Christos Kyrou Ph.D.
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Divided by Common Alignment: Jordan and GCC States in the Arab Winter Divided by Common Alignment: J

Isolating the Gulf region from normal international relations isn't the answer. By Dr. Jack Kalpakian. (04/27/2016)

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The Likely War Between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Analysis of dynamics between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and a call to rebuild a status quo in the Middle East, with the help of the Russian Federation and the United States. By Professor Giancarlo Elia Valori. (01/22/2016)

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IA Forum Interview: Prof. Dawn Chatty - Migration and the Middle East

In an exerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum,, Professor Dawn Chatty discusses the migration in the Middle 

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The Peculiarities of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

Analysis of the Iranian nuclear arms deal. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (12/24/2015)

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Middle East: Inching Towards a Sectarian Political Order?

Essay examines sectarianism in the Middle East.  By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman. (12/08/2015)

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The Shooting Down of the Russian Plane

What are the ramifications of the shooting down of a Russian plane by Turkey? By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (12/04/2015)

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The meeting between the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of China of November 2015

Factors impacting the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of China meeting. By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (11/19/2015)

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EU-China Cooperation – Assessment of Key Policy Areas

Paper presents a general and sectoral angle to analyze EU-China relations. Professor Attila Marján. (Modern Diplomacy, 10/22/2015)

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Over 700 Die in Stampede During Pilgrimage

Q&A about recent stampede during a pilgramage in Mecca.  (09/30/2015, Gistory)

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The Turkey and US 'Safe Zone' Plan: 3 Questions with Yezid Sayigh, Carnegie Middle East Center

Yezid Sayigh of the Carnegie Middle East Center discusses the recent Turkish-U.S. plan to create a 'safe zone' in Syria. (08/18/2015)

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P5+1, Iran-US Cooperation, and the Future of Iraq

Paper explores P5+1 implications. By Jill Ricotta. (07/28/2015)

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Saudi Arabia: The Forgotten Land of the Arab Spring

Paper seeks to explain the underlying reasons for the Saudi government’s success in maintaining power throughout the Arab Spring. By Numan Aksoy. (07/22/2015)

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The Yuan Standard; Internationalization and Impending Inclusion in SDRs

Paper explores internationalization of the Yuan and its impending inclusion in Special Drawing Rights.  By Alex Davis.  (07/14/2015)

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Competing Orientations for the Near and Middle East

How can the United States best promote a peaceful and productive Middle East?  By Jack Pearce. (03/23/2015)

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The Threat of MANPAD Proliferation

Shoud Man-Portable Anti-Air Defense (MANPADs) be given to Syrian rebels? By Seth Berman. (04/27/2016

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Modi’s visit to Saudi Arabia

Looking at Modi's upcoming visit to the Middle East and what can be accomplished. By K.N. Pandita.  (04/04/2016)

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Will Iran’s Reformists’ Electoral Gains Lead to Détente with the West?

What are the propects for the Iranian Reformists’ enthusiasm to re-engage with the West?.  By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman. (03/21/2016)

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Raise Your Glass My Friend and Let us Celebrate!

A look at alcohol in Western Civilization, and its current effect on Russia. By Michael Akerib. (03/14/2016)

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The Recent Death Sentences in Saudi Arabia

Underlying issues surrounding recent executions in Saudi Arabia. By Giancarlo Elia Valori. (01/11/2016)

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U.S. Should Conclude the Negotiation on Rules for Aerial Encounters with China

Author argues that the United States should conclude the negotiations with China on an agreed code of conduct for aerial encounters.  By Han Guo.  (11/17/2015) 

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The U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific and Sino-U.S. Relations

The U.S. needs a more constructive approach to Sino relations to achieve a prosperous and secure Asia-Pacific.  By Qi Lin.  (11/09/2015)

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Russian Adventurism, or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Don't be so quick to call Russia's actions agressive, writes Danny Hawkins. (11/04/2015)

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Kremlin’s Battling with Islamic State or Search for New Role

What factors are behind the Russian move in Syria? By Sandeep Tripathi. (10/19/2015)

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China and Russia on Mutual Leverages

What's the current status of the Russia-China strategic partnership? By Ipshita Bhattacharya. (10/15/2015)

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Leveraging the Iranian Agreement

Thoughts on how to leverage the Iranian Agreement into greater long term, stable productivity in the Middle East.  By Jack Pearce. (10/05/2015)

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China’s “Victory Day Parade”: Symbolism and Significance

China’s military parade symbolized much more than military prowess to the world. By Amrita Jash.  (09/21/2015)

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Why is Hamid Karzai not happy with Ashraf Ghani?

What are the reasons Hamid Karzai is not happy with Asharf Ghani's leadership of Afghanistan?  By Ali Reza Sarwar. (09/14/2015)

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The Future of Turkey after the Last Elections: the Kurdish question and the economic outlook

Where does Turkey stand after its last parliamentary elections?  By Diego Del Priore. (moderndiplomacy.eu, 07/29/2015)

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How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again

Allies and partners are looking to the United States in ways not seen since the Cold War.  By Rob Spalding and Adam Lowther. (The Diplomat, 06/29/2015)

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NATO, Russia, and the Security Dilemma

Is a security dilemma moving forward between NATO and Russia?  By Robert Souza.  (07/17/2015)

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Abandoning the Political Realist Tradition

What's the true problem afflicting the Middle East? By Ghassan Abdallah. (07/07/2015)

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The Art of Subtle Denial

Sectarian strife in the Muslim world and its ramifications. By K.N. Pandita. (07/02/2015)

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What is ISIL All About, and what are its Prospects?

An examination of ISIL and where it's heading.  By Jack Pearce. (06/27/2015)

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China’s Lucky Decade

From Bush to Obama: Has the U.S. failed to contain China?  By James Yan. (06/25/2015)

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Collateral effect of a Romania and Moldova Union

What are the potential effects and prospects for a Romania-Modova union?  By Georgii Kukhaleishvili. (06/02/2015)

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Zeman-Putin: bonded by business

What can be taken from Czech President Milosh Zeman's recent statement about Russia? By Georgii Kukhaleishvili. (05/25/2015)

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Syria: Four Years On

It's been four years since the Syrian Civil War began.  A look at its history and a look forward.  By Rafael Panlilio. (03/26/2015)

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What to do about Syria?

The best way towards solving Syria is not through military violence. By Dr. Anna Cornelia Beyer

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Was Ukrainian Crisis a result of NATO Eastward Expansion?

Ukraine is a primary comopent of Putin's concern against NATO’s expansion policy towards the CIS. By Sandeep Tripathi. (03/16/2015)

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Imperative of an EU-Russia Strategic Reset

It's time to rethink the EU-Russia relationship.  By Eirini Patsea. (03/09/2015)

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Do Taliban Threaten Us?

What threat does the still Taliban present in the region?  By Kashi Pandit. (03/06/2015)

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Can Afghanistan Avoid the History of Ethnic Subjugation?

Ghani’s inner circle is harming his ability to speak for all Afghans.  By Ali Reza Sarwar (03/03/2015). 

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What does Putin Want, and How To Handle Him?

What are Putin's objectives and what's limiting him? And how should the West respond?  By Jack Pearce. (02/25/2015)

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