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Commentary

Stuck in the Middle Eastern Sand: The United States, Asia, and Post-Cold War Threat Inflation

James A. Russell, December 15, 2014

In late 2011, the Obama administration with great fanfare announced its intention to “pivot” (subsequently characterized as a “rebalance”) to ...

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Journal Essay

Food Insecurity: The Basic Threat in an Overburdened Region

Amal A. Kandeel

Winter 2014, Volume XXI, Number 4

Since the 1980s, after two decades of low and stable international food prices, the world's agricultural commodities markets began to ...

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Journal Essay

The Collapse of Order in the Middle East

Chas W. Freeman, Jr.

Winter 2014, Volume XXI, Number 4

Will Rogers once observed that "when you get into trouble 5,000 miles from home, you've got to have been looking ...

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Commentary

Is a Regional Arab Alliance the Only Way to Battle Extremism?

Middle East Policy Council, October 28, 2014

The killing of 31 Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula has raised the specter of an all-out war between ...

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Commentary

International Efforts to Confront the Islamic State Gather Pace

Middle East Policy Council, September 10, 2014

Efforts to create a coherent and unified response to the Islamic State threat continue to gather pace as Arab leaders ...

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Journal Essay

Morsi's Failure in Egypt: The Impact of Energy-Supply Chains

Salem Y. Lakhal

Fall 2014, Volume XXI, Number 3

On January 14, 2011, thousands poured into Habib Bourguiba Street, the symbolic heart of Tunis. They streamed in front of ...

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