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Interview with Winston Harris: The Syrian Kurds Situation
Interview with Winston Harris: The Syrian Kurds Situation

Analyst Winston Harris provides insight about the Syrian Kurds, their current situation, and prospects for the future. (03/04/2014)

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Why the Syrian Conflict Defies Political Solutions
Why the Syrian Conflict Defies Political Solutions

The Syrian War presents a myriad of actors and intererest, making a peaceful solution difficult.  By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman.  (03/04/2014)

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Iranian Nuclear Deal: Implications
Iranian Nuclear Deal: Implications

What are the implications of the Iranian nuclear deal not only within the Middle East but internationally. By Dr. Kashi N. Pandita (01/16/2014)

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Cold War Tactics in the Syrian Crisis
Cold War Tactics in the Syrian Crisis

Have US/Russia Cold War tactics returnsd? Essay argues that Russia has had two Cold War pressing tactics against the US during the Syrian crisis: Nuclear Power, and Replacing America. By Prof. Moha... Read More...



The Syrian Kurds: A House Divided
The Syrian Kurds: A House Divided
Featured in Marine Corps University Journal. By Winston Harris. Read More...


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...


U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
What does the Syrian confict mean for its refugees and regional stability? By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (09/20/2012) 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...


All We Are Saying Is Give Peace a Chance: Admit Palestine to the UN
All We Are Saying Is Give Peace a Chance: Admit Palestine to the UN
What are the implications of Palestine not being in the UN? What would it achieve? By Paul Parker. (05/21/2012) Read More...


Is the Implementation of the Greater Middle East Project Temporarily Frozen?
Is the Implementation of the Greater Middle East Project Temporarily Frozen?
Has the Greater Middle East Project become unmanageble? Is there hope to save it? Author discusses in this paper. By Evgenia Tairyan. (05/10/2012) Read More...


Lessons from Incipient Civic Movements in the Broader Middle East
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 ... Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimber (American Univ.) about U.S. policy response to the Arab Spring and a look ahead at post-Arab Spring relations. (02/17/2012) Read More...


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The post-Arab Spring and U.S. Policy
IA Forum asks: "The Arab Spring has transformed the old familiar landscape of the Middle East into a new and uncharted territory for the United States, yet engaging in the region remains an imperative... Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Patrick Corcoran
IA Forum Interview: Patrick Corcoran
IA Forum discusses the Arab Spring and perceptions about democracy with Patrick Corcoran (Catholic University). By Caitlin Occipinti. (08/18/2011) Read More...


Barack Obama: In search of the Jeffersonian legacy?
Barack Obama: In search of the Jeffersonian legacy?
Author presents argument that Barack Obama's recent speech in the Middle East signals a step toward Jeffersonian policy. By Michalis Orfanos. (06/05/2011) Read More...


Academia Informing U.S. Foreign Relations
Academia Informing U.S. Foreign Relations
Report on roundtable discussion at Catholic University exploring historical and contemporary U.S. foreign policy making for the Middle East By Patrick Corcoran. (05/25/2011) Read More...


Obama’s speech, Obama’s sorrows
Obama’s speech, Obama’s sorrows
Author analyzes President Obama's recent speech about the Middle East and its meanings. By Dmitri Titoff. (05/25/2011) Read More...


Opportunities for the United States in the Libyan Crisis of 2011 and Beyond (paper)
Opportunities for the United States in the Libyan Crisis of 2011 and Beyond (paper)
Author analyzes history of US/Libyan relations, current crisis, and potential outcomes for Gaddifi. By Matthew Gannon (05/20/2011) Read More...


The Islamic Revolution That Won’t
The Islamic Revolution That Won’t
Author provides comparision between the 1979 Iranian revolution and the recent Egyptian revolution. By Nathaniel Markowitz. (05/04/2011) Read More...


Re-thinking Revolution in Egypt
Re-thinking Revolution in Egypt
Author presents questions about Egypt's revolution and democratization. By Patrick Corcoran. (03/17/2011) Read More...


The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?
The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?
Article, critical of Turkish politics that counter any success Armenians have achieved in their quest for recognition of the Turkish genocide of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915. By David Davidian. (03... Read More...


Hezbollah: Analysis of Violence
Hezbollah: Analysis of Violence
An analysis of Hezbollah and their use of violence to achieve their goals. By Sarah Cohler. (02/25/2011) Read More...


External Article
Is There a Peaceful Solution to the Israeli/Palestinian Issue?
A review of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict proposal toward acheiving peace. By Bharat Vasudevan. (02/16/2011) Read More...


Why Mubarak Is Out
Why Mubarak Is Out
Background and analysis of factors leading to Mubarak's loss of power. By Paul Arnar. (Jadaliyya, 02/01/2011) Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>   IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Judith Yaphe
Iranian Elections Series IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Judith Yaphe
As part of our series on the Iranian elections, IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Judith Yaphe (George Washington University). By Benjamin Linden. (IA-Forum, 04/25/2010) Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>  IA Forum Interview: Dr. Clay Ramsay
Iranian Elections Series IA Forum Interview: Dr. Clay Ramsay
As part of our series on the Iranian elections, IA Forum speaks with Dr. Clay Ramsay (PIPA). By Benjamin Linden. (IA-Forum, 04/25/2010) Read More...


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