Post-War Libya Needs Wider News Coverage

Published on April 17th, 2014 | by Wayne White

by Wayne White In just the past five days, stability in Libya has suffered further setbacks. Yet chronic civil disorder and unrest may seem secondary as many outside observers focus too narrowly, for example, on the ... Read More


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What To Do After Peace Process Failure

Published on April 16th, 2014 | by Guest

by Paul Pillar* Now that Secretary of State Kerry’s attempt to breathe life into the diplomacy known as the Middle East peace process has been widely pronounced—even by those who appropriately salute his efforts—to be a ... Read More



What Was the War About?

Published on April 16th, 2014 | by James Russell

by James A. Russell The sight of Afghans lining up in droves on April 5 to cast their ballots braving threats of violence offers us some heartening images in a world that seems awash in bad ... Read More


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The Politics of the EU Resolution on Iran

Published on April 15th, 2014 | by Farideh Farhi

by Farideh Farhi On April 3 the European Parliament (EP) passed a resolution on EU Strategy towards Iran. It proposes the opening of a EU delegation in Tehran; cooperation in a number of areas such as ... Read More



The Egyptian-Saudi Coalition in Defense of Autocracy

Published on April 15th, 2014 | by Emile Nakhleh

by Emile Nakhleh The Bahraini Arabic language newspaper al-Wasat reported on April 9 that a Cairo court began to consider a case brought by an Egyptian lawyer against Qatar accusing it of being soft on terrorism. ... Read More

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