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IA Forum Interview: Carlotta Gall, NY Times
IA Forum Interview: Carlotta Gall, NY Times

IA-Forum interviews NYT’s reporter, Carlotta Gall, on her new book, The Wrong Enemy, and her thirteen years of reporting on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and North Africa. By Cynthia Iris (04/14/020... Read More...



Do Taliban Threaten the Region?
Do Taliban Threaten the Region?

Author examines the Taliban and their intentions in Central Asia.  By Kashi N. Pandit.  (04/09/2014)

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Gulf Arab Monarchs and the Unfinished Arab Spring
Gulf Arab Monarchs and the Unfinished Arab Spring

Analysis of Saudi and Qatari actions related to the Arab Spring and recent developments stemming from it.  By: Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman.  (03/26/2014)

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Realigning process in the Middle East
Realigning process in the Middle East

The changing dynamics in the Middle East and India's role in it.  By Kashi N Pandita. (03/14/2014)

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The Foreign & Local Factions in the Syrian Conflict
The Foreign & Local Factions in the Syrian Conflict

Analysis of the factions involved in the Syrian Civil War.  By Mohammed Salama. (03/08/2014)

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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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Bi-polarity of Afghan peace talks
Bi-polarity of Afghan peace talks

Afghan peace talks are bounded by many stakeholders.  How are they involved and how does Karzai play into the situation?  By Dr. Kashi N Pandita. (02/26/2014)

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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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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley

A look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Professor Emeritus Robert M. Stern. (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries

Interview with Professor Smita Brunnermeier of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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Morocco and Algeria, Restarting The Union of the Arab Maghreb through Renewable Energy.
Morocco and Algeria, Restarting The Union of the Arab Maghreb through Renewable Energy.

How Morocco and Algeria can leverage shared interest about renewable energy to inspire the Union's progess. By Nabil El Aid El Othmani. (12/31/2013)

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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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Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention in Syria and the Law of Use of Force: The US or the UN?
Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention in Syria and the Law of Use of Force: The US or the UN?
Legally, can the use of force on the basis of humanitarian grounds be used in Syria? By Henok Gabisa. (09/11/2013) Read More...


External Article
Calling Off America’s Bombs
It is time for the US to help stop the killing in Syria. That means abandoning the fantasy that it can or should determine who rules in the Middle East, says Jeffrey Sachs ( 09/07/2013, Project Syn... Read More...


Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
Are US/NATO efforts to empower women and equalize Afghan society undercut by the segregation policies of their own camps and insensitivity to local staff? By Jade Wu. (first appeared in Peace and Co... Read More...


Overpopulation – the Forgotten Question
Overpopulation – the Forgotten Question
As overpopulation issues mount, the greatest impacts are on developing countries. By Anuradha Kataria. 07/12/2013 Read More...


Pushing the Boundaries: Challenging Censorship in Today's China
Pushing the Boundaries: Challenging Censorship in Today's China
Does a more interconnected China spell the decline of government censorship? By Sophie Beach. (05/21/2013) Read More...


High Council for the Azawad: A New Opportunity for Peace in Mali?
High Council for the Azawad: A New Opportunity for Peace in Mali?
Parallels to Northern Ireland for achieving peace in Mali? By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (05/07/2013) Read More...


Critical Similarities and Differences in SS of Asia and Europe
Critical Similarities and Differences in SS of Asia and Europe
Policy paper offers several policy incentives why the largest world’s continent must consider creation of the comprehensive pan-Asian institution. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/02/2013) Read More...


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 Leadership Sagacity
The Leadership Sagacity
What lies ahead for a China under Xi Jingping? By Jainisha Chavda. (03/20/2013) Read More...


How Tehran Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb
How Tehran Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb
How did Iran's nuclear policy evolve and what is the policy outlook for the 2013 elections? By Anne-Laure Barbosa. (03/21/2013) Read More...


External Article
Could two become one?
Israel’s right, frustrated Palestinians and assorted idealistic outsiders are talking of futures that do not feature a separate Palestinian state. It is a mistake. (03/16/2013, The Economist) Read More...


External Article
The great American betrayal
However else it is dressed up, the reality is that the world is about to witness a U.S. retreat from Afghanistan, one that can have disastrous consequences for the region, Says Manoj Joshi (3/11/2013,... Read More...


Ending <i>Doormat Politics</i> In Somalia
Ending Doormat Politics In Somalia
Somalia is en route to recovery but will it just be another instance of squandered opportunity? By Abukar Arman. Read More...


Interview: Dr. James Andrew Lewis
Interview: Dr. James Andrew Lewis
Dr. James Andrew Lewis (CSIS) discusses cybersecurity and the internet, including related issues on China, North Korea and Iran. By Cynthia Iris. (02/05/2013) Read More...


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