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IAF Editorials: Hotspots: Middle East

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Maybe What Saudi Arabia Needs is a Royal Buyout
Maybe What Saudi Arabia Needs is a Royal Buyout

Would a buyout of the Royal Family benefit Saudi Arabia? By Jack Pearce. (04/25/2018)

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The Fallout pf President Trump’s Decision
The Fallout pf President Trump’s Decision

What are the ramificaitons of President Trump's to recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (12/11/2017)

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Trump’s Iran Policy Only Hurts the US
Trump’s Iran Policy Only Hurts the US

The dangers in decertifying the Iranian deal.  By Shannon Tawoos. (10/16/2017)

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Will BRICS Build the New Syria?
Will BRICS Build the New Syria?

Will BRICS be the funding source for reconstructing Syria? By Elio Azar. (08/25/2017)

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The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp
The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp

Analyzing the theory of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) in the context of the recent US strike against Syria.  By Dr. Ilja Richard Pavone. (05/05/2017)

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Italy and Egypt: from Regeni to Libya, the difficult path towards normalization
Italy and Egypt: from Regeni to Libya, the difficult path towards normalization

What is the road ahead for Italian - Egyptian relations? By Daniele Scalea. (09/26/2016)

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The Threat of MANPAD Proliferation
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
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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The Recent Death Sentences in Saudi Arabia
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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Is this Palestine’s Arab Spring?
Is this Palestine’s Arab Spring?

Author argues that a quiet Arab Spring is actually underway, let by young Palestinians. By David Allouch. (01/03/2015)

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Kremlin’s Battling with Islamic State or Search for New Role
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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Leveraging the Iranian Agreement
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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The Future of Turkey after the Last Elections: the Kurdish question and the economic outlook
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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The Art of Subtle Denial
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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What to do about Syria?
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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Competing Orientations for the Near and Middle East
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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Does the World Need a Trusteeship for Saudi Arabia (and a new vision for Iraq and Iran?)
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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Human nature, international hierarchies and ISIS
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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How to Pull Turkey into the Anti-ISIL Coalition
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.  (f... Read More...



'Moral blackmail' still stifles debate on Israel
'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
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
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
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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Iran Nuclear Deal: On the way to political transformations or united for the political game?
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
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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Not (Only) Assad’s Fault: The Military Effect in Syria
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) Read More...


The Shi’a Precedent - A Focus on Iran in Syria
The Shi’a Precedent - A Focus on Iran in Syria
How does Iran play into the Syrian conflict? By Landon Shroder. (09/19/2012) Read More...


Syria and the Arab Uprisings: A Special Case
Syria and the Arab Uprisings: A Special Case
How do Russia, China and their allies in the Middle East (most notably Iran) play into the Syria and Arab uprising equation? By Yasir Kuoti. (08/21/2012) Read More...


The Road to Damascus from Baghdad
The Road to Damascus from Baghdad
Insider's view from Baghdad about the struggle for Syria and its implications. By Landon Shroder. (08/15/2012) Read More...


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