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Social Media: Hotspots: Iraq

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End of Days?
The state of the U.S. military; projecting power and how President Bush's goal of reasserting American dominance in the Middle East has failed. By Michael Hirsh (Newsweek, 31/07/2006). Read More...


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It’s Official: There Now is a Civil War in Iraq
Author looks at the differing characteristics of civil wars from country to country and says it is often difficult to determine when they begin and when they end. By Nicholas Sambinis. (New York Times... Read More...


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Our Corner of Iraq
The author writes that while the US mission in Iraq is to support a national unity government representing all of Iraq's communities, the Iraqi government today has little control over these disparate... Read More...


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Send in the Advisors
The author writes that the US military advisors assigned to every battalion of the new Iraqi army are critical to the success of the US war effort, but criticizes the US for sending too few to do the ... Read More...


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In Iraq's Mayhem, Town Finds Calm Through Its Tribal Links
The role of tribal culture in Iraq and how it has quelled conflict in some areas. By Sabrina Tavernise and Qais Mizher (The New York Times, 06/10/06). 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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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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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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Limbo by Veto
The author describes a complex and inefficient Iraqi political system that is in desperate need of reform. By Nibras Kazimi. (Hudson Institute, 6/7/2006) Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: Dr. Joshua Muravchik
IA-Forum speaks with American Enterprise Resident Scholar Joshua Muravchik and author of The Future of the United Nations: Understanding the Past to Chart a Way Forward, Covering the Intifada and Heav... Read More...


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Taking the wrong steps in Iraq
The author argues that the current US policies in Iraq will lead to continued violence, national disunity, and eventual civil war. By Thomas X. Hammes. (International Herald Tribune, 6/1/2006) Read More...


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Securing Baghdad is a numbers game
The author argues that in order to secure and stabilize the Iraqi capital, the US needs to deploy more troops and security forces. By Max Boot. (Council on Foreign Relations, 5/24/2006). Read More...


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Arab Public Opinion and the Trial of Saddam Hussein
The author argues that the trial of former President Saddam Hussein has failed in aiding the process of healing and reconstruction in Iraq. Rather, it has merely served to reemphasize sectarian divis... Read More...


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Women in Post-Saddam Iraq: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?
This article argues that although the removal of Saddam’s dictatorship in 2003 has now allowed for the entry of a myriad of progressive NGOs, and new pro-female emancipation government policies, resur... Read More...


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Two Deadlines and an Exit
Kerry writes that the US must get tough with Iraq's leaders, demanding that they form a government by May 15 or face immediate US troop withdrawal. By John F. Kerry. (New York Times, 4/5/2006) Read More...


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Drying Out the Insurgency
The author writes that coalition forces fighting the insurgency in Iraq must be vigilant about not attacking civilians who may be caught in the crossfire. By A.C. Grayling. (New York Times, 3/27/2006) Read More...


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Why Iraq Is Still Worth the Effort
Despite the blunders of the Bush administration in carrying it out, the invasion of Iraq was the right thing to do. By Fareed Zakaria. (Washington Post, 3/22/2006) Read More...


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The State of Iraq: An Update
The war in Iraq is nearing its third anniversary and there is disagreement in the military's echelons about the successes there. By Nina Kamp, Michael O'Hanlon, and Amy Unikewicz. (New York Times, 3/... Read More...


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A Top-Down Review for the Pentagon
Author says Defense Secretary Rumsfeld is incompetent to lead the US armed forces. By Paul D. Eaton. (New York Times, 3/19/2006) Read More...


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Time for Bush to Turn Realist
The article suggests that President Bush would be well-served to spend the anniversary of the start of the Iraq War considering his foreign policy legacy as well as that there is an increasingly clea... Read More...


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Iraq: The Middle East Pivot
Report on lecture by former Ambassador Edward Gnehm at George Washington University. By Michael Loeb. (IA-Forum, 3/6/2006) Read More...


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Former British ambassador: Iraq slipping into low-level civil war
The former British embassador to Iraq, speaks frankly about the potential for civil war. (Jerusalem Post, 2/26/06) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Professor Philippe Sands QC
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Philippe Sands QC about international law issues and his latest book, Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules (Viking). By Dimitri Neos and A... Read More...


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Fighting Ourselves in Falluja
The author writes that confusion between the military and civilian US commanders in Iraq after the war led to strategic mistakes that have fueled the insurgency and prolonged the war in Iraq. By Bing ... Read More...


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Keeping The Progress Going
After a short trip to Afghanistan and Iraq, Congressman Ford gives his appraisal of the situation. By Harold Ford Jr. (Washington Post, 1/21/2006) Read More...


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Focusing on 'Success' in Iraq
Success in Iraq requires two elements: a stable, peaceful government supported by the Iraqi people, and an effective military and security establishment loyal to that central government. By Brent Scow... Read More...


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In Iraq, Wrongs Made a Right
The author writes that while mistakes were made in the early days of postwar Iraq, significant progress has occurred since. By L. Paul Bremer. (New York Times, 1/13/2006) Read More...


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After Withdrawal, Engagement
The author writes that as the US military begins to withdrawal from Iraq, US government support for rebuilding Iraqi civic institutions must increase. By Andrew Erdman. (New York Times, 12/27/2005) Read More...


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Withdrawal Pains
Author claims there could be no greater mistake than drawing down US forces from Iraq now, when there is real hope for success if the US perseveres. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 12/4/2005) Read More...


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Our Dangerous, Growing Divide
The author remarks that a civil-military divide has emerged in the US over the war in Iraq in recent months. By Michael O'Hanlon. (Washington Post, 11/28/2005) Read More...


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