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Verifying Iran’s Nuclear Commitments

Published on April 27th, 2015 | by Peter Jenkins

by Peter Jenkins On April 22, in the latest of a long line of congressional testimonies on Iran’s nuclear program, the president of the Institute for International Science and Security, David Albright, issued a challenge to ... Read More


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Immigration Crisis: Another Reason to Address Libya

Published on April 27th, 2015 | by Wayne White

by Wayne White European governments are mulling over responses to the immigrant flood across the Mediterranean. Reducing causes for emigration in distant countries of origin like Eritrea and Syria would be invaluable. But it’s also a ... Read More


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Congress on West Bank Settlements

Published on April 25th, 2015 | by Guest

by Lara Friedman [As we have over the past few months, LobeLog is posting (long) excerpts from the Legislative Round-up published weekly when Congress is in session by Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now. In ... Read More


Yemen

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How the US Contributed to Yemen’s Crisis

Published on April 24th, 2015 | by Guest

by Stephen Zunes As a Saudi-led military coalition continues to pound rebel targets in Yemen, the country is plunging into a humanitarian crisis. Civilian casualties are mounting. With U.S. logistical support, the Saudis are attempting to ... Read More


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Adelson Holds Court as Kristol Blasts Corker, AIPAC

Published on April 23rd, 2015 | by Jim Lobe

by Jim Lobe Casino multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson will once again host the annual convention and ring-kissing ceremony of the Republican Jewish Coalition. It will begin Thursday night in Las Vegas with a private dinner for the RJC’s ... Read More


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The Triple Fear of Gulf Elites

Published on April 23rd, 2015 | by Eldar Mamedov

by Eldar Mamedov One advantage of inter-parliamentary exchanges is that MPs have much more leeway than diplomats to speak their minds. When MPs represent authoritarian states, they can be counted on to candidly reflect the official ... Read More


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Has Yemen Reshaped the Middle East Geopolitical Map?

Published on April 23rd, 2015 | by Guest

by Graham E. Fuller Does anybody remember the old Cold War geopolitical concept of the “Northern Tier states?” They consisted of three countries—Turkey, Iran and Pakistan (sometimes Afghanistan) that lay along the southern border of the ... Read More


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