Category Archives: Matthew Partridge

Dr. Matthew Partridge recently finished a Ph.D in Economic History at the London School of Economics and has a book on “Competition Policy in Occupied Japan and West Germany 1945-55” due to come out later this year.

Jan 31 2012

GWOT weekly round-up January 30

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Due to technical difficulties the GWOT blog has been unable to publish posts for the past few weeks. Apologies to all our readers for this downtime. To catch up on our weekly round-ups, we will be publishing a larger weekly … Continue reading

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Jan 6 2012

GWOT blog weekly round-up January 6

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Afghanistan Nano Danovic analyses NATO’s strategy in Afghanistan. Egypt Shadi Hamid looks at the strategy of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood. Iran Fareed Zakaria argues that Iran’s economy is collapsing. Andrew Exum discusses Iran policy. John Yoo argues for action against Iran. … Continue reading

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Dec 30 2011

GWOT blog weekly round-up 30 December

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Counterinsurgency Jim Lacey argues that counterinsurgency is one of only many functions of the US Army. Iraq James Fearon argues that current Iraq policies are a rational response to the vacuum created by the exit of US troops. Jay Ufelder … Continue reading

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Dec 16 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up 16 December

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Afghanistan Gary Schmitt and Richard Cleary believe that the NATO coalition in Afghanistan is starting to collapse. Iran Michael Rubin argues that unless the US takes a tougher stance, it will continue to pursue nuclear weapons. Barry Rubin (no relation) … Continue reading

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Dec 9 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up 9 December

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Afghanistan Spencer Ackerman is worried by the proposed outsourcing of U.S security operations on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Counterinsurgency Andrew Exum believes that counterinsurgency will continue to remain important. Egypt The Arabist looks at the dispute between SCAF and the Muslim … Continue reading

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Dec 2 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up 2 December

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Afghanistan Andrew Exum suggests that the United States will need to keep troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014. Counter-insurgency Paul Miller argues that the United States should have supported Pakistani attempts to reassert civilian control of the military. Democracy and human … Continue reading

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Nov 26 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up

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Afghanistan Andrew Exum believes that demands for greater power for Afghan forces is good for America’s negotiating position. Freelance consult Jay Ulfelder looks at what anthropologists think about Afghanistan. Counter-insurgency Arda Bilgen compares Mao and David Kilcullen’s thoughts on insurgency and … Continue reading

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Nov 18 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up

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Iran J.J. Hodari argues for action against Iran. Andrew Sullivan is pessimistic about the prospects for stopping Iran getting a nuclear weapon. Foreign Policy looks at China’s negative role in the Middle East. Mehdi Hassan argues that Iran’s desire for … Continue reading

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