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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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Commentary

Cow, Crescent and Star in Postcolonial States

Mustafa Malik, December 5, 2014

In November 2014, President Obama accepted India’s invitation to be the chief guest at its Republic Day celebrations. He will ...

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Commentary

Israel's Nationality Bill Proves Divisive, as the Government Falls

Middle East Policy Council, December 3, 2014

In one of its final acts, the Netanyahu government proposed a new bill aimed at recognizing Israel’s Jewish ...

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Journal Essay

One Man's Terrorist...

Dennis Jett

Winter 2014, Volume XXI, Number 4

In Washington, the road from legislative intent to policy implementation is paved with politics. As a result, where that road ...

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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 the Third Intifada Imminent?

Middle East Policy Council, November 6, 2014

Warnings of an impending third intifada are ubiquitous in Israel, Palestine, and abroad. Following the clashes between various Israeli ...

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