Monthly Archives: February 2012

Feb 26 2012

GWOT bi-weekly round-up February 26

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Afghanistan Paul Miller questions Obama’s policy towards Afghanistan. Qatar Harry’s Place looks at Qatar’s decision to host a conference of anti-semites. Saudi Arabia The Arabist looks at protests in Saudi Arabia. Syria J.E.Dyer looks at Obama’s “active” support for those … Continue reading

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Feb 16 2012

The road not taken: how Frost is teaching us to understand the Muslim Brotherhood in the fight against Al Qaeda

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In this article Meor Alif examines the future of an Egypt governed by the Muslim Brotherhood, arguing that both expectations and preconceived notions of the Brotherhood should be adjusted in light of their historical legacy in Egypt and the reality of the situation … Continue reading

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Feb 13 2012

GWOT bi-weekly round-up February 13

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Afghanistan The Economist’s Clausewitz blog discusses Pakistan’s role in supporting the Afghan Taliban. Democracy Jay Ufelder looks at the survival chances of democracies in the Middle East. Egypt Barry Rubin looks at the evolving allegiances of Egypt’s army. Iran The … Continue reading

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Feb 1 2012

Hezbollah: enter the Arab Summer

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This week Meor Alif examines Hezbollah and a Middle East changed by the Arab Spring. From its modest beginnings, Hezbollah has emerged as an eminent force in the region bolstered by Iran but this alliance faces a number of challenges. Hezbollah … Continue reading

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