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Commentary

Newborns Should Bring Joy, Not Bankruptcy

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, April 7, 2014

Welcoming a new addition to the family marks one of the happiest moments in the lives of most couples. And ...

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Commentary

Statement by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on U.S. Efforts to Curb Freedom of Speech

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, April 2, 2014

I am writing today to express grave concern about a wave of legislative measures in the United States aimed ...

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Journal Essay

Turkey after the Arab Spring: Policy Dilemmas

Yaşar Yakış

Spring 2014, Volume XXI, Number 1

Turkey's attitude regarding developments in the countries affected by the "Arab Spring" varied according to the approach of the ruling ...

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Journal Essay

Jordanian Foreign Policy and the Arab Spring

Curtis R. Ryan

Spring 2014, Volume XXI, Number 1

The Arab Spring may have begun in Tunisia in December 2010 with mass protests that ultimately toppled the regime of ...

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Journal Essay

Iran, Natural Gas and Asia's Energy Needs: A Spoiler for Sanctions?

Stephen G. Carter

Spring 2014, Volume XXI, Number 1

Demand for natural gas in Asia has grown steadily during the past decade and is expected to increase considerably in ...

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Commentary

Latest report from the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria

UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria, December 19, 2013

A recent report from the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Syria concludes that enforced disappearances there are widespread and ...

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2014 Munich-Vienna
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"Politics, Economies, and Societies
of a Changing Middle East"

August 4-22, 2014

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