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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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U.S.-Oman FTA Promotes Freer Trade and America’s Strategic Interests
The authors explain why the free trade agreement with Oman is in the economic and strategic interests of the US. By Daniella Markheim and James Phillips. (Heritage Foundation, 7/13/2006) Read More...


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The Rogues Strike Back
The author explains the strategic rationale for the recent policy decisions of Iran, Syria, Hamas, and Hezbollah. By Robert Satloff. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 7/24/2006) Read More...


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Kuwait’s Elections Exacerbate Differences between Ruler and Parliament
The author argues that the recent parliamentary elections in Kuwait could lead to strained relations with the US. By Simon Henderson. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 7/5/2006) Read More...


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Hizballah Opens a Second Front
The author discusses the escalation of hostilities by Hizballah against Israel and suggests possible Israeli responses. By Michael Eisenstadt. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 7/13/2006) Read More...


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Iran and its Hezbollah Allies Escalate Their Aggressive Policies in the Middle East
The author discusses the Iranian involvement in supporting Hezbollah and suggests how the US should respond. By James Phillips. (Heritage Foundation, 7/13/2006) Read More...


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Some Questions Regarding Israel's Objectives
Steven Clemons questions Israel's real motives in attacking Lebanon and says there is more involved than just freeing its POWs. By Steven Clemons. (Blog: The Washington Note, 7/16/2006) Read More...


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Israel crisis keeps oil near peak
Article looks at how the current situation in the Middle East involving Israel, Lebanon, Hamas and Hizbullah could contribute to high oil prices and further effects on the world economy. (BBC, 07/14/0... Read More...


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International Affairs Interview: Mr. Ameer Makhoul
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Ameer Makhoul, General Director of Ittijah, Union of Arab Community-Based Organizations, Israel. By Ana Galvez and James Young. (IA-Forum, 5/9/2006) Read More...


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