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October 2, 2017

Islamic State
'Realism and Democracy - American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring'

Elliott Abrams discusses his new book, Realism and Democracy: American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring. 

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May 30, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
‘False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East’

Steven A. Cook discusses his new book, False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East.

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April 29, 2013

United States
Syria: Seeing the Forest from the Scuds

Since I first broached the subject of intervention in Syria sixteen months ago, I have had episodic debates with various former military officers and defense intellectuals concerning the wisdom of a …

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March 1, 2012

United States
Syria: The Agonies of Intervention

Yesterday I posted on the limits of diplomacy in Syria given all of the incentives for Bashar al Assad to fight on.  The question then is what to do about it. I take the criticisms of intervention f…

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