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Commentary

The Mental Block and the Broadside

William R. Polk, June 17, 2014

Analysis of foreign affairs problems often ends in a mental block. As we have seen in each of our recent ...

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Journal Essay

U.S. Commitments to the Gulf Arab States: Are They Adequate?

Colin Kahl, Michael Gfoeller, Mark N. Katz and Mark T. Kimmitt

Summer 2014, Volume XXI, Number 2

The following is an edited transcript of the seventy-sixth in a series of Capitol Hill conferences convened by the Middle ...

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Journal Essay

Jordan since the Uprisings: Between Change and Stability

Nur Köprülü

Summer 2014, Volume XXI, Number 2

The Islamist movement — in particular the Muslim Brotherhood — has begun to be seen as one of the main ...

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Journal Essay

Yemen: In Search of a Coherent U.S. Policy

Nabeel A. Khoury

Summer 2014, Volume XXI, Number 2

The final session of Yemen's National Dialogue Committee concluded on January 25, 2014, with an agreement on a basic constitutional ...

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Commentary

The Gulen Movement and Turkish Democracy

Middle East Policy Council, May 12, 2014

The clash between Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Gulen movement continues. ...

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Commentary

Afghanis Vote with Hope and Uncertainty

Middle East Policy Council, April 8, 2014

Citizens in Afghanistan went to the ballot box over the weekend to vote in their country’s presidential elections. With ...

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