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Syria, Hamas, and the Gaza Crisis
The author discusses the Syrian role in the Gaza crisis and suggests how the international community should respond. By David Schenker. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 7/10/2006) Read More...

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Did Bush’s Democracy Plan Go Poof?
The author argues that the US has stalled in pressuring Egypt to liberalize its political system. By Max Boot. (Council on Foreign Relations, 7/12/2006) Read More...

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Jordan Looks Inward: The Hashemite Kingdom in the Wake of Zarqawi and the Hamas-Israel Clash
The author argues that Jordan can strengthen its regional position by investing in domestic political reform. By Samer Abu Libdeh. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 7/7/2006) Read More...

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Aggression Under False Pretenses
The head of the Palestinian National Authority maintains that the newly legitimate Palestinian state is a victim of Israel's aggression. By Ismail Haniyeh. (Washington Post, 7/11/2006) Read More...

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It’s Decision Time for Palestinians
The author discusses the need to create a rift between the extremists and pragmatists within Hamas and suggests a way for Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas to do so. By Ben Fishman. (Washingt... Read More...

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Too Confused to Surrender
The author discusses the difficulty of assigning responsibility within the Palestinian Authority for the initiation of the recent crisis with Israel. Additionally, the author suggests how both Mahmou... Read More...

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Defense Pact: Syria and Iran Revive an Old Ghost
The author explains the significance of the Syrian-Iranian relationship. By Bilal Y. Saab. (Brookings Institution, 7/4/2006) Read More...

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Can Arabs Be Democrats?
The issue of democracy in the Middle East has outsized importance for the region and for the United States; it will occupy our generation and perhaps the next. (Middle East Forum, 12/9/2005) There ... Read More...

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Tracking Hamas’ Leadership: Insights into the Organization’s Structure and Evolution
The author discusses the struggle for power within the Palestinian Authority and Hamas. Additionally, the author proposes a method that can be used to understand how Hamas will evolve. By Christophe... Read More...

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Can Hamas Be Tamed?
The author argues that despite initial indications of Hamas moderation, the prospects for long-term co-optation through political participation are unlikely. By Michael Herzog. (Washington Institute... Read More...

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Abbas and the future of Palestine
The author suggests several reforms of the Palestinian Authority that Mahmoud Abbas should initiate. By Henry Siegman. (International Herald Tribune, 6/27/2006) Read More...

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Israel’s return to Gaza: multiple motives
The authors explain why Israel has resumed major military operations in Gaza. By Ilene R. Prusher and Joshua Mitnick. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/29/2006) Read More...

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What Is Needed for Reconciliation in Iraq
The author describes Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s plan to end political violence in Iraq and also suggests other elements that should be included in the reconciliation process. By James Phi... Read More...

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International Affairs Forum Interview: Milton Viorst
International Affairs speaks with Mr. Milton Viorst about his new book, Storm from the East: The Struggle Between the Arab World and the Christian West. (IA-Forum, 5/21/2006) Read More...

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Abbas, Hamas, and the Referendum Trap
The author discusses how Hamas has effectively dealt with Mahmoud Abbas’ pursuit of a referendum on the Palestinian National Accord and has emerged stronger. By Mohammad Yaghi. (Washington Institut... Read More...

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Why Gaza attacks are deadlier
The author explains why recent Israeli military operations in Gaza have led to increased Palestinian civilian casualties. By Ilene R. Prusher. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/23/2006) Read More...

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National Unity in Iraq- As One Government or Three?
The author suggests that the introduction of a federalist system in Iraq will only lead to increased violence. By Sinan Antoon. (Middle East Report Online, 6/26/2006) Read More...

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One Year after the Cedar Revolution: The Potential for Sunni-Shiite Conflict in Lebanon
The author describes the rise of Sunni radicalism in Lebanon and explains why it is unlikely that Hizballah will conform to international pressure to demilitarize. By David Schenker. (Washington Ins... Read More...

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Policy Review
The author discusses how the Bush administration is lapsing in its promotion of democracy in the Middle East. Additionally, the author argues that the endorsement of stability over democracy is ultim... Read More...

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Persian populist wins Arab embrace
The author discusses how Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has gained support and approval in the Arab world. By Dan Morrison. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/21/2006) Read More...

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Explaining reality to Hamas
The author suggests how Arab and Islamic governments can help renew the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. (International Herald Tribune, 6/18/2006) Read More...

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Iraq’s New Government Must Deliver
The author suggests how the new Iraqi government and the US can stabilize the country and weaken the insurgency. By. Michael E. O’Hanlon. (Brookings Institution, 6/18/2006) Read More...

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After Zarqawi: The Way Forward in Iraq
The author suggests how the US should proceed in Iraq following the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. By James Jay Carafano. (Heritage Foundation, 6/12/2006) Read More...

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Under the Veil of Ideology: The Israeli-Iranian Strategic Rivalry
The author argues that both Iran and Israel portray their rivalry in ideological terms in order to conceal their strategic competition. By Trita Parsi. (Middle East Report Online, 6/9/2006) Read More...

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Deterring and Containing Iran: A Near-Inevitable Task
The author explains why the deterrence and containment of Iran is both necessary and unavoidable. By Patrick Clawson. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 6/8/2006) Read More...

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The Palestinian National Accord: Consensus at Any Cost
The authors argue that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ call for a national referendum will be ineffective in renewing the peace process and establishing national unity. By Ben Fishman ... Read More...

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The Dangers of a Middle East Nuclear War
Author explores the repercussions of nuclear war in the Middle East. By Michel Chossudovsky. (Global Research, 2/17/2006) Read More...

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The Death of Zarqawi: Organizational and Operational Implications for the Insurgency
The author discusses how the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi will affect al-Qaeda in Iraq and the insurgency. By Jeffrey White. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 6/8/2006) Read More...

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Will America Attack Iran?
The author explains why an American attack on Iran is unlikely. By Philip H. Gordon. (Brookings Institution, June 2006) Read More...

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Iranian Azeris: A Giant Minority
The author discusses the status and treatment of Iranian Azeris, a large minority in the Islamic Republic. By Ali M. Koknar. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 6/6/2006) Read More...

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