Category Archives: Weekly round-up

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 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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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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