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Radical Islam Passing through Greece

Radical Islam Passing through Greece

Greece is an E.U., NATO and Eurozone country that has traditionally strong links with the Islamic world due to the geographical proximity with the Middle East and North Africa and the Ottoman rule that lasted four centuries, along with numerous historical encounters with Islam since the Middle ...

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Syria, Iran and the Balance of Power in the Middle East

Syria, Iran and the Balance of Power in the Middle East

U.S. troops are in the process of completing their withdrawal from Iraqby the end-of-2011 deadline. We are now moving toward a reckoning with the consequences. The reckoning concerns the potential for a massive shift in the balance of power in the region, with Iran moving from a fairly marginal ...

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Syria, Turkey and the Kurds

Syria, Turkey and the Kurds

According to a report by the French daily Le Figaro, Bashar al-Assad is apparently aiming to destabilize Turkey, which has been supporting the predominantly Sunni Islamist leadership of opposition groups to the Syrian regime, by seeking to grant greater autonomy to the Kurdish population that ...

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Europe's Crisis: Beyond Finance

Europe's Crisis: Beyond Finance

Everyone is wondering about the next disaster to befall Europe. Italy is one focus; Spain is also a possibility. But these crises are already under way. Instead, the next crisis will be political, not in the sense of what conventional politician is going to become prime minister, but in the deeper ...

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Iran Signals Its Readiness for a Final Confrontation

Iran Signals Its Readiness for a Final Confrontation

Since the publication of the November 2011 IAEA report, which explicitly spotlights Iran's plans to build nuclear weapons, senior figures of the Iranian regime and the state-run media have begun to use threatening, defiant, and sometimes contemptuous language toward Israel and the United States.

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Libya Heading Towards Islamism

Libya Heading Towards Islamism

Amid all the debate as to what lies in store for Libya, it is becoming increasingly apparent that Islamism will be the dominant political force in the country. 

Indeed, this trend should already have been clear in the treatment of David Gerbi, a Libyan Jew residing in Italy who returned to his ...

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Europe, the International System and a Generational Shift

Europe, the International System and a Generational Shift

Change in the international system comes in large and small doses, but fundamental patterns generally stay consistent. From 1500 to 1991, for example, European global hegemony constituted the world’s operating principle. Within this overarching framework, however, the international system regularly ...

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Saudi Succession and Stability

Saudi Succession and Stability

BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 153, November 1, 2011

Executive Summary:The smooth succession of royals is crucial to the stability of the Saudi oil state. Ever since King Faysal, the Saudi monarchy has alternated branches of the family on the throne in order to maintain a degree of balance ...

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Russia: Rebuilding an Empire While It Can

Russia: Rebuilding an Empire While It Can

U.S.-Russian relations seem to have been relatively quiet recently, as there are numerous contradictory views in Washington about the true nature of Russia’s current foreign policy. Doubts remain about the sincerity of the U.S. State Department’s so-called “reset” of relations with Russia— the term ...

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