Journal Essay

Israel, Palestine and Nonterritorial Governance: A Reconfigured Status Quo

Stephen Deets

Spring 2017, Volume XXIV, Number 1

The conflict over the future of the West Bank and Gaza Strip has long been at a stalemate. While many ...

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Hill Forum

Economic Reform and Political Risk in the GCC

, July 12, 2016

The following is a transcript of the eighty-fifth in a series of Capitol Hill conferences convened by the Middle East ...

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Journal Essay

Libya since 2011: Political Transformation and Violence

Hanspeter Mattes

Summer 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 2

After more than 40 years of authoritarian rule, the Qadhafi regime was overthrown by force in October 2011.1 The total ...

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The End of the American Empire

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, April 2, 2016

I’m here to talk about the end of the American empire. But before I do I want to ...

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Hill Forum

The ISIS Threat to U.S. National Security

, January 21, 2016

The following is an unedited transcript of the eighty-third in a series of Capitol Hill conferences convened by ...

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Turkey Heads to the Polls... Again

Middle East Policy Council, October 30, 2015

Turkey goes to the polls this Sunday for the fourth time in two years. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

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