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Social Media: Hotspots: Middle East

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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...


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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...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>  IA Forum Interview:  Dr. Hossein Askari
Iranian Elections Series IA Forum Interview: Dr. Hossein Askari
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Houssein Askari as part of a series on Iranian elections. By Benjamin Linden. (04/25/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Karim Pakzad
IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Karim Pakzad
IA Forum speaks with Mr. Karim Pakzad (Institute for International and Strategic Relation, Paris, France) about the Iraqi elections. By Valentine Pasquesoone. (04/05/2010) Read More...


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Letter From Sana’a
In Yemen, where political and tribal authorities compete, interest groups -- including al Qaeda’s regional offshoot, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- have begun to fill the voids. By James M. Dors... Read More...


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Jewish Terrorism in Israel
Avoiding the pitfalls that generally confront the study of terrorism -- either expressing outrage at such inhumane behavior or dismissing one man's terrorist as another man's freedom fighter -- author... Read More...


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Netanyahu and the sanctioning of Iran
Thomas Evans asks why Israel looks unlikely to gain support for energy sanctions against Iran. (OpenDemocracy, 02/25/2010) Read More...


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Financial Times 2009: A year of Middle East editorials
Just Journalism’s latest report, ‘Financial Times 2009: A year of Middle East editorials’ analyses all 121 of the newspaper’s editorials relating to the Middle East last year, revealing a number of in... Read More...


IA Forum Special Report - Climate Change, Cybersecurity
IA Forum Special Report - Climate Change, Cybersecurity
IA Forum presents its latest special report featuring the trade-off between economic policy and climate change policy, insurgent groups, and cybersecurity. Read More...


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The Bearded Gentleman
Rather than assassinate Iranian citizens abroad, which proved a constant irritant between Iran and host countries, the Islamic Republic has developed much more sophisticated mechanisms to control its ... Read More...


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Money Can't Buy America Love
Millions of dollars are being pumped into hearts and minds projects from Kabul to Kandahar. Trouble is, it's not working. And it might even be making things worse. By Andrew Wilder and Stuart Gordon. ... Read More...


IA Forum Interview:  Bruce K. Rutherford
IA Forum Interview: Bruce K. Rutherford
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Bruce K. Rutherford about Egypt, US-Egyptian relations, and his book Egypt After Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam and Democracy in the Arab World. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 1... Read More...


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The Iran Talks in Geneva: Too Soon to Tell
Kenneth Pollack addresses the talks between the P5 plus 1 debating the position Iran took in the talks. By Kenneth Pollack (Brookings Institute, 10/02/2009 Read More...


IA-Forum Interview:  Abdul Rahmad Al Rashed, Nadia Al Alami
IA-Forum Interview: Abdul Rahmad Al Rashed, Nadia Al Alami
IA-Forum discusses journalism in the Middle East with Abdul Rahmad Al Rashed (Al Arabiya) and Nadia Al Alami (Internews). By Marisa Kendall. (IA-Forum.org, 10/08/2009) Read More...


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China's View of Iran
This article explores China's hesitancy to support additional economic sanctions against Iran and it's overall perception of a potential as a dominant Middle East power (By Michael Wines 09-29-09). Read More...


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The West Has Got It Wrong About Iran
Author analyzes the Iranian elections and disputes Western analysis of it. By Khurram Zaki. (09/11/2009) Read More...


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Turkey and Armenia: Soccer Diplomacy Shifting Rules are Creating a Zero-Sum Game
Soccer diplomacy in the Caucasus has potential for easing the tense relationship between Armenia and Turkey. However, both countries have conflicting interests in Azerbaijan that have brought rapproch... Read More...


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Addressing Syria
As Europe and the US move to reinstitute ties, it is important that Syria's regional role is not overstated. Their role in creating stability in the Middle East may not be as big as some believe. By: ... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview:  Rafael Broch, Just Journalism
IA-Forum Interview: Rafael Broch, Just Journalism
IA Forum speaks with Rafael Broch, Director of Strategy for Just Journalism, about news coverage and journalism issues around the world. By Marisa Kendall. (08/12/2009) Read More...


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The Evolving Situation in Iran
Karim Sadjadpour sheds light on the evolving political divisions in Iran, and its' relationship with other countries. (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 07/16/2009) Read More...


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