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Hezbollah: No Questions Asked
Hezbollah was defeated in the elections, but the issues of its armament, information and role are still not to be questioned until further notice. By Mshari Al-Zaydi (Asharq Alawsat, 06/13/2009) Read More...


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Lebanon's Elections: Reading The Signs
A peaceful election dissolves myths and rearranges the country’s political jigsaw. But the issue of Hizbollah’s weapons remains, says Hazem Saghieh. (Open Democracy, 06/12/2009) Read More...


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U.S.-Iranian Engagement: The View from Tehran
Mutual expressions of a desire for a new relationship aside, there are sound reasons for the two countries to turn the page. (Crisis Group, 06/02/2009) Read More...


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Karabakh: Is War Inevitable?
Armenia and Azerbaijan's dispute over Nagorno Karabakh could erupt in war at any time, warns Wayne Merry. (Open Democracy, 05/22/2009) Read More...


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Ahmadinejad Courts Diplomacy
Set to win next month’s elections, the Iranian president is pursuing a diplomatic breakthrough with Washington. By Kamal Nazer Yasin (ISN Security Watch, 05/20/2009) Read More...


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Turkey’s Identity and Strategy: A Game of Three-Dimensional Chess
In depth analysis of Turkey’s internal evolution, the related consequences for Ankara’s foreign and security policies, Turkey’s integration in the West, and possible alternative postures. By Zeyno Bar... Read More...


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Cyprus’s Last Best Chance
Cypriots must seize chance to build a healthy, reunited country that can make the most of its economic potential in the region, and play its part in world affairs. Written By Desmond Tutu, Jimmy Carte... Read More...


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Crisis of Value
Paper that examines the current global financial crisis and bailout. By Darlington Chisenga. (05/05/2009) Read More...


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Gaza's Unfinished Business
If the underlying factors that precipitated the Gaza war are not addressed, Hamas and Israel could soon find themselves on the edge of another explosion. (International Crisis Group, 04/23/2009) Read More...


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How Dangerous Are the Taliban?
The Taliban and al Qaeda may not pose enough of a threat to the United States to make a long war in Afghanistan worth the costs, writes John Mueller. (Foreign Affairs, 04/15/2009) Read More...


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Don't Be So Sensitive, Mr President
Effective engagement with the Muslim world requires that President Obama prioritize truth over cultural sensibilities. By Christopher Hitchens (Slate, 4/13/2009) Read More...


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Blitzkrieg On Gaza
Award-winning journalist, Gaza-born Mohammed Omer, uncovers the human stories behind the carnage in his homeland. (The Diplomat, March/April 2009) Read More...


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Madagascar: Roots Of Turmoil
The coup that ousted Madagascar's elected president reflects political and social tensions related to the island's colonial legacy, says Stephen Ellis. (Open Democracy, 03/23/2009) Read More...


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The Second Chance
Critics say Afghanistan can't be saved. But a new push from America and Kabul could work, writes Ashraf Ghani. (Prospect, March 2009) Read More...


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Obama Hones Iran Strategy
By discarding angry rhetoric and proceeding cautiously with negotiations, the US and Iran could discover substantial common interests. By Leonard S. Spector (Yale Global, 03/16/2009o) Read More...


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Microinsurance Innovation Facility calls for new proposals
In the field of Microfinance, the new product, Microinsurance attract the attention from development practitioner. ILO supports this movement to protect the working poor. (ILO, 02/17/2009) Read More...


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Microfinance and the real economy: impacts and outcomes of the global economic crisis
The current economic and social crisis provides an opportunity to re-think values and business models in finance. ILO Online spoke with Bernd Balkenhol, chief of the ILO’s Social Finance Programme. (I... Read More...


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Number Of Unemployed Women To Soar
Number of unemployed women to soar amid Economic Crisis, warns UN agency. (Scoop, 03/07/2009) Read More...


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Fixing the Kingdom: Political Evolution and Socio-Economic Challenges in Bahrain
Wright’s study outlines the challenges facing the Bahraini regime and the program of liberalization that the current Emir has pursued in response to these challenges and internal political turmoil. Ri... Read More...


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Iraqi Refugees: Seeking Stability in Syria and Jordan
In collaboration with Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM), CIRS has conducted a major study of the conditions and impact of the Iraqi refugee crisis in Sy... Read More...


The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders
The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders
A discussion of international relations eduation system and a call for Realism in the course of studies. By Alina Khasabova. (03/01/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan: A Misread War
The illusions, evasions, and distractions of 2002 help explain the crisis of 2009. By Paul Rogers (Open Democracy, 02/27/2009) Read More...


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Bringing Syria In
The Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, is being bombarded with successive visits by senior US congressmen, setting the scene for a new phase in relations between Damascus and Washington. (Economist, 2... Read More...


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Isolated, Iran offers to supply Europe with natural gas
Capitalizing on its strategic location and vast reserves, Iran seeks to develop its role as a supplier of natural gas to the EU. Many view Tehran's propositions as questionable due to Iran's limited e... Read More...


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One Region, Two States
The difficulties of a two-state solution are numerous, but it remains the only realistic and moral formula to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, writes Israeli President Shimon Peres. (Middle East ... Read More...


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Kyrgystan's Sharp Turn Toward Moscow
Kyrgyzstan's announcement that it plans to close the U.S. air base in Manas changes the security playing field in Central Asia. By Alexander Lukin. (The Moscow Times, 02/06/2009) Read More...


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Islamic Microfinance: An Emerging Market Niche
Islamic microfinance has the potential to expand access to finance to unprecedented levels throughout the Muslim world. At the same time, it has challenges. (CGAP, Aug, 2008) Read More...


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Iran: after the dawn
The Islamic Republic of Iran is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary. The young people who have grown up under it are searching for ways to shape their country's next stage, says Nasrin Alavi. (Open... Read More...


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Blind in Gaza and Jerusalem
However tough things looked in the past, I have never felt such a sense of despair about Palestine and Israel, writes Chris Patten (Project Syndicate, 01/31/2009) Read More...


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Doha - A time of Crisis and Opportunity
In this time of recession in the world, to forcus on the MDG is quite difficult. However, many NGOs and International Organizations such as UNDP confirmed that we have to make maximum efforts for achi... Read More...


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