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Iraq War

Speech

The Domestic Consequences of America’s Many Wars in the Middle East

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University, October 12, 2016

In just four weeks, as the press never tires of pointing out, Americans will elect “a new commander-in-chief.”  ...

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Commentary

UK Chilcot Inquiry Rekindles Iraq War Debate

Middle East Policy Council, July 15, 2016

The publication of a long-awaited UK report on the Iraq War — the Chilcot Inquiry — has brought many ...

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Journal Essay

The Caliphate at War: Ideology, War Fighting and State-Formation

Ahmed S. Hashim

Spring 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 1

A century and a half ago, a brilliant political philosopher wrote some profound words: Men make their own history, but ...

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Journal Essay

Proto-State Realignment and the Arab Spring

Ora Szekely

Spring 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 1

There is a long-running debate among scholars of international relations as to whether state behavior is more heavily influenced by ...

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Journal Essay

U.S. Policy in Iraq: Searching for the Reverse Gear?

Dylan O'Driscoll

Spring 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 1

On April 13, 2015, Mac Thornberry, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and chairman of the House Armed ...

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Journal Essay

One Year Later: Assessing the Coalition Campaign against ISIS

Brian Katulis, Siwar al-Assad, William Morris

Winter 2015, Volume XXII, Number 4

BRIAN KATULIS, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; Board of Directors, Middle East Policy Council I'm a policy analyst. I ...

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