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Middle East Mess

Middle East Mess

Recently, following the row with Israel over the Peace Process with the Palestinians, the influential New York Times claimed in several articles, in late 03/2010, as if the American General David Petraeus, the head of the American Central Command, which supervises the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, ...

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The Caucasus Emirate

The Caucasus Emirate

On April 9, a woman armed with a pistol and with explosives strapped to her body approached a group of police officers in the northern Caucasus village of Ekazhevo, in the southern Russian republic of Ingushetia. The police officers were preparing to launch an operation to kill or capture militants ...

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Kyrgyzstan and the Russian Resurgence

Kyrgyzstan and the Russian Resurgence

Ferghana_800.jpg This past week saw another key success in Russia's resurgence in former Soviet territory when pro-Russian forces took control of Kyrgyzstan.

The Kyrgyz revolution was quickand intense. Within 24 hours, protests that had been simmering for months spun into countrywide riots as the ...

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The Importance of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START)

The Importance of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START)

INSS Insight No. 172

The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), which the presidents of the United States and Russia signed a few days ago in a festive ceremony in the ancient castle in Prague, is a continuation of START I, signed between the United States and the former Soviet Union in July ...

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The Hutarees: Exposure and Vulnerability

Stratfor.com

On March 29, an indictment accusing nine individuals of planning attacks against police officers was unsealed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Those named in the indictment had been arrested by a joint anti-terrorism task force consisting of the FBI, the ...

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A US Volte-Face?

For the sake of argument, let us assume that the US administration has already arrived at the tacit conclusion that Iran's acquisition of nuclear weapons is inevitable, in spite of all US and international efforts to prevent this. What would the repercussions be if this conclusion became known? How ...

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U.S. Military Looks at the Middle East: Bows to the White House but Knows Its Mission Too

U.S. Military Looks at the Middle East: Bows to the White House but Knows Its Mission Too

The Department of Defense has just released its new Quadrennial Defense Review Report for 2010. What does it say about the Middle East? Far less than you'd expect in terms of space but still some extremely important points about what might involve the United States in future wars there.

Aside from ...

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Ukraine's Election and the Russian Resurgence

Stratfor.com

Ukrainians go to the polls Feb. 7 to choose their next president. The last time they did this, in November 2004, the result was the prolonged international incident that became known as the Orange Revolution. That event saw Ukraine cleaved off from the Russian sphere of influence, ...

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Spreading the Inevitable Flood of Haitian Refugees Around the Region

Center for Immigration Studies

It is highly likely that there will be a flood of Haitian refugees in the next few months, no matter how heroic the Administration's efforts are to meet the short- and long-term needs of the people in Haiti.

It is time to make some hard-nosed suggestions about the ...

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