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Syria: Rebel In-Fighting Weakens Uprising

Published on July 16th, 2013 | by Wayne White

by Wayne White With the Assad regime already on the rebound, violence has spiked between rebel Islamic militants and more moderate opposition combatants within Syria. Although tensions between such groups have existed for some time, changes ... Read More



The Military as Egypt’s Political Master

Published on July 16th, 2013 | by Henry Precht

by Henry Precht I wonder if it might help to puzzle out where the army might be taking Egypt in the period ahead if we think back to the Iranian revolution and the military’s role therein. ... Read More



Change with Rouhani? Mousavian Speaks with IPS

Published on July 15th, 2013 | by Jasmin Ramsey

by Jasmin Ramsey The Jun. 14 election of Hassan Rouhani, nicknamed the “diplomatic sheik” during his service as Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator from 2003-2005, to Iran’s presidency was met with hopeful celebrations within the country. But ... Read More



Obama’s Middle East Miseries Multiply

Published on July 14th, 2013 | by Jim Lobe

by Jim Lobe via IPS News No doubt the administration of President Barack Obama had hoped that this week’s foreign policy news would be dominated by the high-level U.S.-China Strategic and Economic and Dialogue (S&ED) that ... Read More



No Justice for Tortured Bahraini Journalist

Published on July 14th, 2013 | by Jasmin Ramsey

by Jasmin Ramsey via IPS News In May 2011, almost a year and half after a Tunisian street vendor’s self-immolation sparked waves of revolution still rocking the Middle East, Bahraini journalist Nazeeha Saeed was tortured during ... Read More



Neocons and Democracy: Egypt as a Case Study

Published on July 12th, 2013 | by Jim Lobe

by Jim Lobe If one thing has become clear in the wake of last week’s military coup d’etat against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, it’s that democracy promotion is not a core principle of neoconservatism. Unlike protecting ... Read More



Should Iran Withdraw from the NPT?

Published on July 11th, 2013 | by Peter Jenkins

by Peter Jenkins I had the pleasure of talking to Ambassador Hossein Mousavian around the time when the thoughts that underlie his controversial article, “Five Options for Iran’s New President”, were forming in his mind. His ... Read More

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