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Journal Essay

Opportunities in Crisis: Iraq's Steps toward Inclusion

Joseph Scheibel

Fall 2014, Volume XXI, Number 3

The invasion of northwestern Iraq by the Sunni-extremist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) and the ...

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Speech

Obama’s Foreign Policy and the Future of the Middle East

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.), July 21, 2014

A while back, the United States set out to reconfigure the Middle East. The result is that the region and ...

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Hill Forum

Obama's Foreign Policy and the Future of the Middle East

, July 21, 2014

The following is an unedited transcript of the seventy-seventh in a series of Capitol Hill conferences convened by the Middle ...

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Commentary

The Mental Block and the Broadside

William R. Polk, June 17, 2014

Analysis of foreign affairs problems often ends in a mental block. As we have seen in each of our recent ...

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Journal Essay

Jordan since the Uprisings: Between Change and Stability

Nur Köprülü

Summer 2014, Volume XXI, Number 2

The Islamist movement — in particular the Muslim Brotherhood — has begun to be seen as one of the main ...

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Journal Essay

Yemen: In Search of a Coherent U.S. Policy

Nabeel A. Khoury

Summer 2014, Volume XXI, Number 2

The final session of Yemen's National Dialogue Committee concluded on January 25, 2014, with an agreement on a basic constitutional ...

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