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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...


Benjamin Netanyahu Speech: An Analysis
Benjamin Netanyahu Speech: An Analysis
Author analyzes Benjamin Netanyahu's speech on the peace process on June 14 at Bar Ilan University, calling it innovative. By Dr. Yoav J. Tenembaum. (06/19/2009) Read More...


President Barack Obama's Peace Plan for the Middle East?
President Barack Obama's Peace Plan for the Middle East?
Author explores U.S. peace plan for the Middle East and discusses means for positive U.S. foreign policy there. By Dr. Yoav J. Tenembaum. (05/25/2009) Read More...


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Pacifying Iraq with the Weapons of Capitalism
Profiles the head of a special American task force in Iraq and explains the novel approach to warfare that he represents. By Ullrich Fichtner (Der Spiegel, 04/22/2009) Read More...


Thirty Years to the First Arab-Israeli Peace Treaty
Thirty Years to the First Arab-Israeli Peace Treaty
On the anniversary of the Arab-Israeli Peace Treaty of 1979, a reflection on its significance and influence. By Dr. Yoav J. Tenembaum (03/26/2009) Read More...


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A Balanced Strategy
Secretary of Defense asserts that the U.S. cannot modernize its conventional forces to deal with future near peer threats at the cost of disregarding the capabilities necessary to deal with the type o... Read More...


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Delegitimizing Hamas Could Backfire
Author argues why a ceasefire is necessary to keep the land for peace formula alive and how delegitimizing Hamas could in the long run backfire and hurt Israel's interests. By Meir Javedanfar. (Midd... Read More...


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Israel trying to ensure that Hamas can't become another Hizbullah
Analyst examines wider strategic goals of Israel's recent operation in Gaza that include Iran and Fatah. By Meir Javedanfar. (Jerusalem Post, 12/29/2008) Read More...


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Diplomacy will not yield results
The author discusses the prospects for and of US-Iran talks. By Joshua Muravchik (bitterlemons international, 12/04/2008) Read More...


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The Fragility of the Global Nuclear Order
In today's fragile international political climate the structures in place to deal with nuclear non-proliferation have become complacent. An event of the magnitude of the 1968 Non-proliferation Treaty... Read More...


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Zawahiri Tries to Clear Name, Explain Strategy
“The Exoneration” and other written expositions by Al Qaida’s number 2 may be a signal that the organization is trying to salvage its diminishing public support by tying its operations and activities ... Read More...


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How to Leave a Stable Iraq
The situation in Iraq is improving. With the right strategy the United States will eventually be able to draw down troops without sacrificing stability. By Biddle, O'Hanlon & Pollack (Foreign Affairs,... Read More...


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The Bomb in the Basement
The author argues that should Iran come close to becoming a nuclear power, Isreal will need to adopt its stance on its own nuclear arsenal from one of ambiguos non-disclosure to one of defensive but t... Read More...


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Walling Off Iraq: Israel's Imprint on U.S. Counterinsurgency Doctrine
Details the similarities between American counter-insurgency techniques used in Iraq with those practiced by Isreal against Palestinian populations, particularly the use of barriers to separate differ... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Christopher Preble
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Christopher Preble
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Christopher Preble, director of foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, about Iraq and U.S. foreign policy issues. (IA-Forum, 08/29/2008) Read More...


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Power Hungry
Author argues that the administration in Tehran will have to markedly improve its relations with the West, especially the US - even to the point of full diplomatic relations. It will have no other cho... Read More...


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Ahmadinejad - Realistic Goals For Trip To Turkey
Author discusses Ahmadinejad’s visit to Turkey and presents that energy, not Iran's nuclear program, will be his priority. By Meir Javedanfar. (Middle East Analyst, (08/14/2008) Read More...


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Middle East Analyst
Middle East Analyst is a subsidiary of The Middle East Economic and Political Analysis Company (meepas). Its main goal is to analyse contemporary political and economic affairs of the region. Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Brian Katulis
IA-Forum Interview: Brian Katulis
IA-Forum speaks with Brian Katulis, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, about U.S. efforts to stabilize Iraq. (IA-Forum, 06/23/2008) Read More...


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