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Libya and Iraq: The Price of Success

Libya and Iraq: The Price of Success

In a week when the European crisiscontinued building, the White House chose publicly to focus on announcements about the end of wars. The death of Moammar Gadhafi was said to mark the end of the war in Libya, and excitement about a new democratic Libya abounded. Regarding Iraq, the White House ...

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Spotlight on Iran Week Update October 23, 2011

Spotlight on Iran Week Update October 23, 2011

This week top Iranian officials categorically denied claims made by the American administration that two Iranians working for their country were planning to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States, and that Iran was behind a plan to bomb the embassies of Israel and Saudi ...

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Mediterranean to the Hindu Kush: Rethinking the Region

Mediterranean to the Hindu Kush: Rethinking the Region

The territory between the Mediterranean and the Hindu Kushhas been the main arena for the U.S. intervention that followed the 9/11 attacks. Obviously, the United States had been engaged in this area in previous years, but 9/11 redefined it as the prime region in which it confronted jihadists. That ...

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In Jordan, Escalation in Anti-Israel Rhetoric, Threats

In Jordan, Escalation in Anti-Israel Rhetoric, Threats

In recent weeks, Jordanian officials, including Jordan's King 'Abdallah II, have stepped up their statements against Israel, to the point of threatening military aggression against it. This escalation was in response to statements by Israeli officials describing Jordan as the Palestinian homeland.[1] ...

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Geopolitical Journey: Riots in Cairo

Geopolitical Journey: Riots in Cairo

The last time I visited Cairo, prior to the ouster of then-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, a feeling of helplessness pervaded the streets. Young Egyptian men spent the hot afternoons in shisha cafes complaining about not being able to get married because there were no jobs available. Members of ...

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Challenging Issues for the Egyptian Military

Challenging Issues for the Egyptian Military

By Dr. Ehud Eilam JINSA Visiting Fellow  

Two intertwined problems confront Egypt's ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces: the deteriorating economy and the looming elections.  

The military has always been the dominant actor in Egypt since the July 1952 overthrow of King ...

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Abbas Could Be Next Domino to Fall

Abbas Could Be Next Domino to Fall

Since his United Nations speech last month demanding Palestinian statehood, Western media accounts have highlighted the hero's welcome received by Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas when he returned to the West Bank.

Often overlooked in press coverage of the issue is the problem ...

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Geopolitical Journey: Iran at a Crossroads

Geopolitical Journey: Iran at a Crossroads

Geopolitically, a trip to Iran could not come at a better time. Iran is an emerging power seeking to exploit the vacuum created by the departure of U.S. troops from Iraq, which is scheduled to conclude in a little more than three months. Tehran also plays a major role along its eastern border, ...

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The Implications of the Palestinian UN Bid

On September 23, 2011, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud 'Abbas submitted Palestine's application for full UN membership. The PA maintains that it had no choice but to make this move, in light of the impasse in the negotiations with Israel, the latter's refusal to halt the settlements, ...

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