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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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Refugees’ Right to Work: Economic Justification for Ideal Refugee Rights

Essay asks, what are the economic impacts of refugee absorption? By M. Anela Malik. (07/02/2015)

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Universal Abolition of Capital Punishment is Drawing Nearer

Analysis of trends pointing to universal abolishment of the death penalty. By Prof. William A. Schabas. (07/02/2015)

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Outsourcing Jihadists and Putin’s Foreign Policy

Essay analyzes Russian terrorism policy in the Middle East and Caucasus. By Prof. Dmitry V. Shlapentokh. (07/01/2015)

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Summer 2015 Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available

The latest issue of International Affairs Forum is now available online.

This issue focuses on Capital Punishment Around the World.

Contributors include Prof. Roger Hood, Prof. Carolyn Hoyle, Prof, William A. Schabas, Dr. Michelle Miao, Said Yousif AlMuhafdah (Bahrain), David Augusto Dávila Navarro (Guatemala), Lijia Zhang (China), Benson Chinedu Olugbuo (Nigeria), an

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Progress Made for Worldwide Abolishment of Death Penalty

Data and analysis from the Fifth Edition of The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective show that an increasing number of countries are abolishing the death penalty.  By Professors Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle.  (06/30/2015)

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Technology as a Means to Improving Access to Education

Online education is an important avenue for citizens in emerging countries to help development.  By Polina Bayramova.  (05/14/2015)

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IA Forum Interview: Sirin Koprucu discusses global business strategy

IA Forum interview with global business strategy expert, Sirin Koprucu, who will be leading a session at the upcoming Association for Strategic Planning Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., May 6-8.  (04/21/2015)

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GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 03/16/2015

In this week’s GRI Risk Outlook: Nuclear talks with Iran,  possible increases in interest rates, Israeli PM Netanyahu faces reelection hiccups, and more. (Global Risk Outlook, 03/16/2015)

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Interview with Mark Towery, Geo Strategy Partners

Mark Towery, Managing Director of Geo Strategy Partners, discusses how organizations should embrace strategic planning to compete in today's dynamic, hypercompetitive market.  (03/04/2015)

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World Bank - East Asia Urban Data Competition

The World Bank invites researchers, academics, designers, students, and practitioners from around the world to explore and use the World Bank’s recently released dataset on urban spatial expansion in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region. See details inside.

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GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 01/26/2015

In this GRI Weekly Risk Outlook: ASEAN pushes for ‘code of conduct’ in South China Sea dispute, the Fed to maintain its current monetary policy stance, and the African Union and others attempt to broker an agreement in South Sudan. (Global Risk Insights, 01/28/2015). 

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Middle East Defense Spending Fuels Security Dilemma

MENA defense spending is expected reach $920 billion despite low oil prices. Is longer-term trend of spending risks instigating an unsettling arms race? By Madeleine Moreau. (Global Risk Insights, 01/21/2015)

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China-Egypt Partnership Fraught With Political Risk

Egypt is aggressively courting China to attract more investment and stabilise the already fragile economy. But Beijing must proceed with caution. (Global Risk Insights, 12/20/2014)

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EDITORIALS
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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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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Genocide-labeling has always been political

Does Taphael Lemkin's definition of genocide apply to the 100 year old Armenian suffering at the hands of Turday?  By Tal Buenos. (04/24/2015)

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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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Is Multipolarity Inevitable in International Politics?

A look at unpolarity and multipolarity in international politics. By Amit R. Saksena. (03/05/2015)

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The Organization of Islamic Cooperation: 45 Years of the Collective Muslim World’s Voice

Stumbling blocks still abound for Muslim interests through the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. By Amit R. Saksena. (01/29/2015) 

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Does the World Need a Trusteeship for Saudi Arabia (and a new vision for Iraq and Iran?)

The benefits of a Royal buyout.  By Jack Pearce. (01/29/2015)

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Tribulation of the Right to Free Passage: Strolling in your neighbor’s front yard with a hand gun?

UNCLOS states that all states enjoy the right of innocent passage through the territorial sea. But what about warships and ships containing dangerous cargo?  By Amit R. Saksena. (01/27/2015)

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How to Stop the Crime of Ungrateful Children?

Repercussions of arming insurgents still resonate.  By Ali Reza Sarwar. (01/14/2015)

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Human nature, international hierarchies and ISIS

Using psychology to understand states and groups like ISIS better.  By Dr. A.C. Beyer. (11/14/2014)

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Turkey has much to lose in Kobani

Author says Turkey can't afford to not get involved in Kobani. By Brady Jewett. (Global Risk Insights,10/29/2014)

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How to Pull Turkey into the Anti-ISIL Coalition

Turkey has been pressured by the West to join the coalition against ISIS. Now that the elections are over and its hostages have been freed, it might just happen.  By Murat Ulgul.  (first appeared in Turkey Agenda, 09/26/2014)

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'Moral blackmail' still stifles debate on Israel

Accusations of anti-Semitism against those who criticise Israel aim to curb debate on its crimes against Palestinians. By Abukar Arman (first appeared in Al Jazeera). (08/16/2014)

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I Stand for Humanity

The author calls on the American Jewsih community to take another look at the Palestinian humanitarian crisis. By Rebecca Harris. (08/11/2014)

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US Policy Options for Iraq and the ISIS Threat

Recent development in Iraq leave the US in a precarious place.  What are its options? By Andrew Kelly.  (07/04/2014)

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The Fall of Mosul and the Resulting Convergence of U.S. and Iranian Interests

Is Baghdad next on the path of ISIS? By Lefteri John Christodulelis. (06/24/2014)

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What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table

What is - and can be - the impact of women's representation in peace negotiations? By Sthelyn Romero. (05/26/2014)

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Realigning process in the Middle East

The changing dynamics in the Middle East and India's role in it.  By Kashi N Pandita. (03/14/2014)

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Denied Justice and Discriminated in the Face of Death – Foreign Nationals and the Death Penalty

International Commission against the Death Penalty members discuss focusing on foreign nationals and capital punishment worldwide..  By Ruth Dreifuss and Federico Mayor.  (03/03/2014)

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The New Face of Governance

In the new face of governance, NGOs play an important role.  By Dana-Marie Seepersad. (02/26/2014)

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Iran Nuclear Deal: On the way to political transformations or united for the political game?

What are the hopes for the Iran nuclear deal? By Serine Ayriyan. (12/15/2013)

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The Muslim Brotherhood in Holes and Corners

What's the status on Muslim Brotherhood's activities in the UK and Egypt? By Mohammed Salama. (11/26/2013)

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The Peril of Ethiopian Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia: A Life of Absolute Defenseless and Destitute

Author discusses the plight of Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia facing human rights abuses. By Henok G. Gabisa. (11/17/2013)

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Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention in Syria and the Law of Use of Force: The US or the UN?

Legally, can the use of force on the basis of humanitarian grounds be used in Syria? By Henok Gabisa. (09/11/2013)
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Not (Only) Assad’s Fault: The Military Effect in Syria

Would removing Assad actually change to the plight of Syria? By Ore Koren. (04/08/2013)
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From the MENA, Yet Another Dilemma

The Syrian crisis, in the context of the MENA countries. By Dr. Anis H. Bajrektarevic.
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How Do Muslims Think?

Freedom of thought and expression key points to examine the anti-American protests. By Magdy Aziz Tobia. (09/26/2012)
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