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Social Media: Hotspots: Middle East

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How to Reform Saudi Arabia
To survive, the monarchy must battle the militants, reassure the religious establishment, and give the middle class a taste of democracy. By F. Gregory Gause III. (Foreign Policy, 9/1/2004) Read More...


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Before, During, and After
Strong indictment against Bush administration's handling of Iraq conflict. By Jihad Al Khazen. (Dar Al Hayat, 8/24/2004) Read More...


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Iraq: Editorial Briefing with Max Boot
Edited transcript of discussion between Council on Foreign Relations Council and senior fellow Max Boot on his tour of Iraq. (9/9/2003) Read More...


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The Post on WMDs: An Inside Story
Prewar articles questioning threat often didn't make front page. By Howard Kurtz. (Washington Post, 8/12/2004) Read More...


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Must intervention be legal?
Armed intervention in Darfur may—or may not—flout the law. Why is it not legal to intervene to stop acts of genecide? Does the legality matter? (The Economist 7/29/04) Read More...


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Iraq & al Qaeda
The 9/11 Commission raises more questions than it answers. By Andrew C. McCarthy. (National Review Online, 6/17/2004) Read More...


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The Road to Democracy in Arab World Goes Through Cairo
Discusses the prospects for Egyptian leadership in a post-Mubarak administration and its importance to the Arab world. By Amandeep Sandhu. (7/19/2004) Read More...


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Bush Hoping for Mass Amnesia
Piece critical of Bush administration's policy regarding the Iraq War. By Doug Bandow. (Cato Institute, 7/15/2004) Read More...


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A second chance to learn the lesson of Vietnam
Draws comparisons between U.S. involvement in Iraq and Vietnam. (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 6/7/2004) Read More...


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The CIA and Iraq's WMD
Analyzes CIA pre-war assessments critized by the Senate Intelligence Committee. By Jeffrey Record and Charles V. Peña. (Cato Institute, 7/13/2004) Read More...


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Fahrenheit 9/11: Factual or Saudi-bashing?
Analysis of Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11. Specifically, regarding the absence of investigating the influence of Israel on U.S. policy. By Kaveh L Afrasiabi. (Asia Times, 7/2/2004) Read More...


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US Christian Right's grip on Middle East policy
Discusses the U.S. right-wing Protestant fundamentalist movement and its influence in US support for the policies of the rightist Likud government in Israel. By Stephen Zunes. (Asia Times, 7/8/2004) Read More...


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Saddam on trial: A fair process would be the Kurds' revenge
Kurd Twana Osman of Iraqi paper Hawalti talks about Kurdish sentiments on the Saddam Hussein trial. (Daily Star, 7/10/2004) Read More...


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Eurolegal
Provides public affairs and legal information related to Europe (also includes some Middle East and U.S. info) Read More...


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Violence, chaos and the Saddam show
With insurgents determined to bring him down and the Iraqi economy in ruins, Iyad Allawi faces huge challenges—and the distraction of Saddam Hussein’s forthcoming trial. But there are some reasons for... Read More...


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Violence, chaos and the Saddam show
With insurgents determined to bring him down and the Iraqi economy in ruins, Iyad Allawi faces huge challenges—and the distraction of Saddam Hussein’s forthcoming trial. But there are some reasons for... Read More...


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The Allies Must Step Up
This article focuses on the importance of international involvement in the process of rebuilding Iraq, with a particular emphasis on the necessity of cooperation among members of the NATO alliance. By... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: The Honorable Donald Riegle Jr.
Former U.S. Senator Don Riegle Jr. (Michigan, Republican and Democrat) talks frankly to IA-Forum about pressing current issues including Iraq and the upcoming U.S. elections. By Jasen Zubcevik. (IA-F... Read More...


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Gauging Our Success
Fmr. Sen. Bob Dole reflects on U.S. involvement in Iraq. (Washington Post, 6/28/2004, reg.) Read More...


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The US and the lessons of Chechnya
Draws comparisons between U.S. and Iraq conflict with Russia and the Chechnyan conflict. By Christopher Lord. (Asia Times, 5/27/2004) Read More...


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Europe's Commitment to Iraq
Discussion of European involvement in post-occupation Iraq. By Romano Prodi, president of the European Commission, and Chris Patten, European commissioner for external relations. (Washington Post, 6... Read More...


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Letting Go: The Contradiction
First in a series of opinions on U.S. handover to Iraq government. By Sarah Sewall. (Washington Post, 6/20/2004) Read More...


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Letting Go: The Military
Series of opinions on U.S. handover to Iraq government. This concentrates on the military. By Robert B. Killebrew. (Washington Post, 6/20/2004) Read More...


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Letting Go: The Economy
Series of opinions of U.S. handover to Iraq government. This concentrates on the Iraqi economy. By Bathsheba Crocker. (Washington Post, 6/20/2004) Read More...


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Letting Go: The United Nations
Series of opinions of U.S. handover to Iraq government. This concentrates on the United Nations role. By Nancy E. Soderberg. (Washington Post, 6/20/2004) Read More...


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Letting Go: The Iraqis
Series of opinions of U.S. handover to Iraq government. This concentrates on impact on the Iraqis. By Richard W. Murphy. (Washington Post, 6/20/2004) Read More...


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The Crisis Within
In Saudi Arabia, rebellion and reform seize center stage. By Thomas W. Lippman. (Washington Post, 6/13/2004) Read More...


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Did Iran Use Chalabi to Lure U.S. into Iraq?
The Bush administration's disenchantment with its onetime favorite Iraqi client, Ahmad Chalabi, has centered on the explosive allegation that he and his associates may have forwarded highly classified... Read More...


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Amsterdamned
Worried by rising oil prices, the rich world's has called on OPEC to raise oil production. With only Saudia Arabia benefiting from increased production will the cartel oblige? A discussion on the po... Read More...


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Our Soldiers and Us
Analyzes military society and its reflection on society. By Eliot A. Cohen. (Washington Post, 5/25/2004) Read More...


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