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Posted by AD Brown

October 7th, 2011

GWOT weekly round-up (October 7)

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Posted by AD Brown

October 7th, 2011

GWOT weekly round-up (October 7)

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Afghanistan

Ahmad Majidyar analyses Karzai’s decision to suspend talks with the Taliban.

China

Foreign Policy dissects some common assumptions about US-China policy.

Cyberwarfare & Drones

Wired suggests that terrorists and insurgent groups may be developing the capacity to use robots in war.

The Economist looks at American and European vulnerability to cyber-warfare.

Russia

The European Council on Foreign Relations looks at the forthcoming Putin Presidency.

Saudi Arabia

Marty Perez argues that the recent promises of reforms in Saudi Arabia are meaningless.

Simon Henderson examines the state of the Saudi monarchy.

Syria

Norman Geras dismisses the idea that intervention in Libya has reduced the ability to NATO to support the opposition in Syria.

Yemen

The Council For Foreign Relations makes some suggestions about policy towards Yemen.

Juan Cole criticises the decision to kill Anwar al-`Awlaqi

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Adam Brown is editorial manager for the War on Terror blog series at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He holds a BA in International Relations and a MSc in Human Rights with a focus on cyber security and rights.

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