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The Roots of Recurring Iranian-Pakistani Tensions

Published on October 23rd, 2014 | by Shireen Hunter

by Shireen T. Hunter In the past two weeks, relations between Tehran and Islamabad appear to have deteriorated again over border clashes and terrorist attacks in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchistan province located close to the Pakistani-Iranian ... Read More



Central Asia Hurting as Russia’s Ruble Sinks

Published on October 22nd, 2014 | by Guest

by David Trilling and Timur Toktonaliev Pensioner Jyparkul Karaseyitova says she cannot afford meat anymore. At her local bazaar in Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek, the price for beef has jumped 9 percent in the last six weeks. ... Read More



Gaza and the Bipartisan War on Human Rights

Published on October 21st, 2014 | by Guest

by Stephen Zunes Israel’s seven weeks of attacks this summer on heavily populated civilian neighborhoods in Gaza has led to unprecedented concern among Americans who, while still broadly supportive of Israel, found the attacks to be disproportionate ... Read More



Recognizing Palestine

Published on October 20th, 2014 | by Guest

by John Feffer In his recent meeting with President Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he was “committed to the vision of peace for two states for two peoples.” That sounds nice. But if he’d been ... Read More

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