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December 17, 2013

Afghanistan
Prospects for Afghanistan in 2014

Afghanistan faces a critical year as NATO-led troops draw down, international aid drops, and elections could deliver the country’s first democratic transfer of power. Five experts weigh Afghanistan’s…

February 6, 2012

Iran
The Nature of the Islamic Republic

Two keen insights into the nature of Iran’s regime have appeared recently. The first is an account by a German journalist who was imprisoned in Iran in October 2010 "after interviewing the son of Sa…

April 20, 2013

United States
The Power Surge

Teaching Notes on The Power Surge by CFR Senior Fellow Michael A. Levi.

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September 13, 2016

United States
The History of the U.S. Presidential Election Process: Lessons Moving Forward

Experts discuss the history and development of the U.S. presidential nominating process, including primaries, caucuses, and conventions, and whether the process should be changed in light of the unpr…

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June 15, 2016

South Africa
'Morning in South Africa'

John Campbell discusses 'Morning in South Africa', his new book that introduces post-apartheid South Africa to an international audience and argues that South Africa’s future is bright and that its d…

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June 4, 2015

Saudi Arabia
Regional Challenges and Opportunities: The View from Saudi Arabia and Israel

Experts discuss opportunities and challenges in the Middle East.

June 4, 2015

Israel
Regional Challenges and Opportunities: The View from Saudi Arabia and Israel

Experts discuss opportunities and challenges in the Middle East.

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October 3, 2014

Weekend Reading: Mapping the Middle East, What ISIS Is Not, and Egypt’s Total Information Awareness

In this interactive map, David McCandless charts the key players in the Middle East and the relationships between them. Alireza Doostdar argues that ISIS is more a product of war and instability tha…

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March 29, 2014

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Weekend Reading: No Way to Defeat Takfiris, Handicapping Turkey’s Elections, and Syria’s borders.

Nader Bakkar says that harsh punishment, such as the recent wave of death sentences on Muslim Brotherhood members, is no way to combat radical takfiri ideology. Michael Koplow asks what will happen …

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August 6, 2013

Politics and Government
Lights Out for Al-Nour?

The post below on Egypt’s Salafis  was written by my research associate, Alexander Brock, and my intern, Amr T. Leheta. I hope you find it interesting.   After the military intervention that toppled…

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