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The Economic Crisis and the Mediterranean: Mixed Effects, Longer-Term Questions
This brief explores the impact of the global pressures on key countries in North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean. The analysis suggests that most countries in the region are weathering the financ... 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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Goodbye, Dubai?
Now that the boom has gone bust, both in Dubai and in the United States, Dubai is stuck with a glut of real estate that no one wants to buy or rent. Creditors and markets had always assumed that when... Read More...

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A challenge and an opportunity in Copenhagen
In light of the UN's Copenhagen Climate Conference which began Monday, Israel is presented with the opportunity to join the likes of Western nations in creating a framework for climate change mitigati... Read More...

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Why Israel is Safer (from Iran) Than it Might Seem
An outline of the strategic situation between Iran and Israel. By Azem Ibrahim. (The Huffington Post/Harvard University) 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 Wisdom of Reconciliation
Article about recent Turkish-Armenian peace agreement. By Haaretz Editorial (Haaretz, 10/13/2009) Read More...

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Yemen: Fear of Contagion
The instability in Yemen poses a serious security threat to Saudi Arabia. By Philip McCrum (ISN,10/06/2009) 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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Al-Qaeda and Taliban Status Check: A Resurgent Threat
A summary (with a transcript attached) of Richard Barrett's address to the UN Security Council concerning the threats of al-Qaeda and the Taliban. (The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 10/01... Read More...

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Palestine: The Schism Deepens
Nathan Brown examines how the deep division between Gaza and the West Bank largely remains un-addressed and how that has the potential to destroy and /or halt any breakthrough meant to resolve the con... Read More...

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President Obama's Conditioned Invitation to Islamic Groups
The author examines President Obama's strategy for dealing with democratically elected Islamist groups in the Middle East. Christopher Gooch (Taqrir Washington, 8/25/2009) Read More...

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The Israel-Hezbollah War of Words
The author examines the reality of violence occurring between Hezbollah and Israel rather then a continuation of only word exchange. By Lee Smith (Hudson Institute, 8/18/2009) Read More...

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The Israel-Hezbollah War of Words
The author examines the possibility of violence occurring between Hezbollah and Israel rather than a continuation of only war of words. (Hudson Institute, 8/18/2009) Read More...

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Israel-Palestine: Solving The Refugee Question
A solution to the Palestinian refugee problem is a vital component of any durable peace agreement in the region. It seems impossible - but it can be done, says David Gardner. (Open Democracy, 08/17/20... Read More...

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Fatah Congress: A Victory for Abbas
Fatah's recently concluded General Congress appears to have overcome party divisions and renewed its leadership. By Mohammad Yaghi (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 08/13/2009). 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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Iran and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Second Term
Author examines the stability of Iran in a second Ahmadinejad presidential term. By Suzanne Maloney (Brookings Institute, 8/03/09). Read More...

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What Role for International Law in the Arab World?
In this article Dann attacks the conclusions established by Idith Zertal and Akiva Eldar’s Lords of the Land. A portion of this article seeks to prove that Israeli occupied territories in the West B... Read More...

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Ctrl+Alt+Delete: Iran's Response to the Internet
Documentation and analysis of Iran's extended history of suppressing free expression through strict regulations over internet users as well as arrest, detention and torture of bloggers. (Iran HRDC, 08... Read More...

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The Global Economic Crisis: How Much is the Persian Gulf Worth Now?
Despite projections in late 2008 that the Persian Gulf states had the cash and the incentive to cushion the regional impact of the financial crisis, evidence is mounting that the region is far from be... Read More...

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The Gulf Cooperation Council: A New Global Force?
Mohsin S. Khan discusses the GCC, assessing the Persian Gulf countries’ prospects for a monetary union and a repository of dollar reserves generated by oil. (PDF format, Peterson Institute for Interna... Read More...

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Islamists and the West: Time for a Common Vision?
Palestinian deputy foreign minister, Dr. Ahmed Yousef opposes the West's portrayal of Hamas as an extremist, terrorist organization, and argues that in order to make progress in its relations with the... Read More...

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Syria and Turkey Deepen Bilateral Relations
Bilal Y. Saab examines the regional context within which the military exercise between Syria and Turkey was conducted. (The Brookings Institution, 05/06/2009) Read More...

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Iraq and the Kurds: Trouble Along the Trigger Line
Iraqi leaders and the U.S. must manage increasing tensions between the Baghdad federal government and Kurdish authorities or face deadly violence following the U.S. troop withdrawal. (Crisis Group, 07... Read More...

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Understanding Al-Qaeda and Hezbollah
Essay makes a comparative study of al Qaeda and Hezbollah, considering their ideological origins, justifications for terror, and overall objectives and tactics. By Jordan E. Barber (e-IR, 07/06/2009) Read More...

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Israel and Sri Lanka: a media analysis of war crimes allegations
Report by Just Journalism, a UK-based research organization focused on how Israel and Middle East issues are reported in the UK media. (June 2009) Read More...

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The Archaeology of Iran’s Regime
The uprising in Iran against the stolen election exposes the true character and intentions of a regime that seeks to rule without and against its people, says Mahmood Delkhasteh. (Open Democracy, 07/0... Read More...

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The Supreme Leader
The article focuses on the role of Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as well as other major leaders since the revolution and reflects how their power struggle is influencing the current c... 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...

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