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Posted by AD Brown

December 16th, 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up 16 December

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Posted by AD Brown

December 16th, 2011

Global war on terror blog weekly round-up 16 December

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

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) argues that Obama’s policies towards Iran have failed.

Iraq

John Bolton argues that the War in Iraq was justified and that Obama’s decision to withdrawal all remaining troops is a mistake.

Israel

Chris Leppek looks at how the Israeli Defence Force applies ethics during combat operations.

Middle East

Dov Zakheim argues that Islamists have coopted the Arab Spring.

Syria

The Washington Post call for Western intervention in Syria.
So does Max Boot.
Ammar Abdulhamid continues to provide coverage of the Syrian revolution.

Tunisia

Kate Doyle looks examines the question of what to do with the archives of the Tunisian Secret Police.

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Posted by AD Brown

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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