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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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Yemen: Profile of a Failed Arab State

INSS Insight No. 156

The media prominence given to Yemen, this time for the aborted attempt to down a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day, is not accidental. For some time Yemen has been a center of instability and proof that the clash between states - at least in the Middle East - has been ...

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Regional Alternatives to the Two-State Solution

Former NSC Chief Calls for Establishment of the "United States of Jordan"

New Study released by the BESA CENTER
 
Policymakers need to move towards a regional approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in which Arab states take responsibility for solving the conflict and invest concrete, tangible ...

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Arab World: Battleground Yemen

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently described the current situation in Yemen as "a threat to regional stability and even to global stability." She was referring to the fact that Yemen is the latest failed state to become a haven for elements of the Sunni global jihad. Like Afghanistan ...

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What Yemen Tells us About Afghanistan

DouglasFarah.com

The recent and growing attention to the critical situation in Yemen, where al Qaeda's presence is spreading and the government is weak and does not control much of the physical space, is perhaps the best argument for pursuing a vigorous Afghanistan policy.

It is clear that the jihadist ...

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Egypt Warns about Iran's Growing Interference in Arab World

Egypt Warns about Iran's Growing Interference in Arab World

Egypt has lately intensified its criticism of Iran, as reflected in statements by Egyptian officials and articles in the government press warning about Iran's expanding influence and growing interference in the Arab world. In his speech at the opening of the parliament's winter session, President ...

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Obama's Choice: The Afghan-Pakistan Dilemma

On December 1, President Obama unveiled the administration's new approach towards the wars raging in the Afghan-Pakistan (AfPak) arenas. Entering into office with a message of peace and detente toward the Muslim world, Obama did not make his decision lightly. Yet in light of the alternative ...

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Syria and Turkey: Walking Arm in Arm Down the Same Road?

 Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

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