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Social Media: Middle East/Caucasus: Middle East

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for the Middle East/Caucasus/Middle East Region

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Breaching Borders: The Role of Water In The Middle East Conflict
This piece examines the history of water conflict in the Middle East. By Isabelle Humphries. (Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, 9/1/2006) Read More...


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Ending the Palestinian Political Stalemate: Abbas’ Electoral Option
The authors discuss the challenges that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces and suggest how he can purse a legal and democratic solution to end the current crisis. By Mohammed Yaghi a... Read More...


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Hezbollah’s Global Reach
The author discusses the potential threats that Hezbollah poses to the US in the Middle East and globally. Additionally, the author suggests how the US should respond. By Christopher Hamilton. (Was... Read More...


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The State of Iraq: An Update
The authors discuss the current status of Iraq in terms of economics, politics, security, education, and infrastructure. By Nina Kamp and Michael E. O'Hanlon. (Brookings Institution, 10/1/2006) Read More...


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Admitting Turkey Will Be a Test of How Secular the EU Is
An interview is conducted about the issue of admitting Turkey into the European Union. By Diana Fong. (Deutsche Welle, 10/4/2006) Read More...


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Iran: The Complex Calculus of Preventive Military Action
The author discusses the possibility of an American military attack on Iranian nuclear installations and potential retaliations. By Michael Eisenstadt. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 9/... Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: M. J. Akbar
International Affairs Forum speaks with Mr. M. J. Akbar, editor of the Asian Age India’s multi-edition English daily and Editor-in-Chief of the Deccan Herald. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 9/11/2006) Read More...


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The Future of a Palestinian Unity Government
The authors discuss the negotiations that have led to the formation of a Palestinian Unity Government and offer possible responses from the Quartet. By Ben Fishman and Mohammed Yaghi. (Washington In... Read More...


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Mind Games
The author discusses the possibility that the US is preparing to attack Iran and argues why this is a poor policy decision. By Fred Kaplan. (Slate, 9/18/20006) Read More...


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Lessons and Consequences of the Israel-Hizballah War: An Early Assessment
The authors discuss the implications of the recent Israel-Hizballah conflict. By Jeffrey White, David Makovsky, and Dennis Ross. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 9/1/2006) Read More...


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Turkey’s Dangerous Lebanon Intentions
The author describes several problems that could arise if Turkey contributes peacekeepers to the UN multinational force in Lebanon. By Soner Cagaptay. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 8/2... Read More...


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In Lebanon, Even Peace Is a Battle
The authors suggest several principles that should guide the reconstruction effort in Lebanon following the Israel-Hezbollah conflict. By Carlos Pascual and Martin S. Indyk. (Brookings Institution, ... Read More...


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Lebanon: Why So?
The author discusses some of the Israeli military and political decision-making in the recent war against Hezbollah. Additionally, the author proposes several different approaches that Hezbollah coul... Read More...


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Dealing with Damascus: Isolate Assad
The author suggests how the US and Europe should deal with the Syrian regime following the recent conflict between Israel and Hezbollah. By Peter Brookes. (Heritage Foundation, 8/21/2006) Read More...


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Learning From Hezbollah
Author compares our failed efforts to introduce a new order in Iraq with Hezbollah's success as an effective practitioner of the art of militarized grass-roots politics in Lebanon. By Brian Humphreys... Read More...


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Syria Stays Above the Fray
The author explains why Syria has not become directly involved in the current Israeli-Hezbollah conflict. By Rebecca Sinderbrand. (Slate, 7/27/2006) Read More...


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A Strategy for Resolving the Conflict in Lebanon
The author discusses some of the difficulties with resolving the current crisis in Lebanon. However, the author does suggest what the US can do to help halt the violence. By Martin S. Indyk. (Brook... Read More...


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Between Hamas and Hizballah- Israel’s Vital Interests
The author explains why the Israeli strategy of disengagement is both effective and necessary. Additionally, the author suggests that the current campaigns in Gaza and Lebanon are compulsory extensio... Read More...


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Stop the Band-Aid Treatment
While affirming Israel's right to defend itself, former president Jimmy Carter rebukes Israel's violence against civilians as "counterproductive and inhumane." By Jimmy Carter. (Washington Post, 8/1/2... Read More...


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End of Days?
The state of the U.S. military; projecting power and how President Bush's goal of reasserting American dominance in the Middle East has failed. By Michael Hirsh (Newsweek, 31/07/2006). Read More...


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A New Enemy Gains on the U.S.
United States officials worry that they’re not prepared for Hezbollah’s style of warfare — a kind that pits finders against hiders and favors the hiders. Certain that other terrorists are learning fro... Read More...


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Remarks by Zbigniew Brzezinski on Israel's Actions in Lebanon
Highlights of Zbigniew Brzezinski presentation to New America Foundation: Israel's Actions in Lebanon Essentially Amount to "the Killing of Hostages" By Steven C. Clemons. (The Washington Note, 7/25... Read More...


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A Time to Act
The former secretary of state argues that US-led negotiations for peace in the Middle East should hinge on an immediate cease-fire agreement. By Warren Christopher. (Washington Post, 7/28/2006) Read More...


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Reasonable Doubt
Author claims philosopher Baruch Spinoza's conclusions are still relevant, especially with the violence surrounding religious intolerance and the lack of applying reason to our dealings with others. ... Read More...


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A Defining Time for 21st Century American Leadership
Remarks delivered by U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel to the Brooking Insitution about the Middle East crisis and US policy. (7/28/2006) Read More...


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We Have To Talk To Bad Guys
Author shares his knowledge of how the US can best deal with the Middle East. By John McLaughlin. (Washington Post, 7/23/2006) Read More...


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As the Price of Oil Soars, So Does Its Power to Shape Politics From Washington to Beijing
As violence spreads in the Middle East, the Bush administration is grappling with an unwanted side effect of its policies: higher oil prices caused by fears of a disruption in global oil supplies. By... Read More...


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Israeli Offensive: Have Airstrikes Gone Too Far?
The author argues that Israeli airstrikes against Hezbollah are no longer effective and should be cut back drastically. By Michael E. O’Hanlon. (Brookings Institution, 7/21/2006) Read More...


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Syria and Iran: What’s Behind the Enduring Alliance?
The author explains why Syria and Iran have maintained a lasting alliance and discusses the involvement of both states in the current crisis between Israel and Hezbollah. By Daniel L. Byman. (Brooki... Read More...


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Casus Belli
The author rejects a traditional theory about the causes for problems in the Middle East. Instead, he suggests an alternative explanation and recommends greater pressure from the West to diffuse the ... Read More...


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