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October 22, 2012

China
Review: ’From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia’ by Pankaj Mishra

As Western economies continue to struggle, while China and many other large developing nations are now being looked to as potential saviors of indebted European nations, the idea that the twenty-firs…

(L-R) Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff, Russia's president Vladimir Putin, India's prime minister Manmohan Singh, China's president Hu Jintao and South African president Jacob Zuma pose for a picture after a BRICS leaders' meeting in Los Cabos June 18, 2012.

June 1, 2009

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Terrorism Havens: Philippines

A profile of terrorism in the Philippines.

June 19, 2014

United States
This Week: Iraq’s Morass, Iran’s Talks, and Egypt’s Trials

Significant Developments Iraq. President Obama told reporters today that the United States will deploy up to 300 military advisors to Iraq to help the country’s security services "take the fight" to…

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki (L) after their meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, November 1, 2013 (Jonathan Ernst/Courtesy Reuters).

May 27, 2009

Philippines
Abu Sayyaf Group (Philippines, Islamist separatists)

A profile of the terrorist organization based in the southern Philippines.

December 4, 2009

Energy and Climate Policy
Copenhagen’s Many Agendas

The UN conference on climate change that begins December 7 in Copenhagen is supposed to produce new targets for emissions reductions, but experts say major countries are at odds on the ultimate goal …

February 2, 2015

Egypt
Revolutionizing Religion in Sisi’s Egypt

This blog post was written by my research associate, Amr Leheta. “We need a religious revolution!” Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi declared those words a month ago as he addressed senior rel…

Revolutionizing Religion in Sisi's Egypt

February 25, 2015

Yemen
Who Are Yemen’s Houthis?

The Houthi movement’s rapid ascent has created opportunities for al-Qaeda to expand and intensified the Saudi-Iranian rivalry, adding a sectarian dimension to Yemen’s turbulence, says expert April Lo…

February 12, 2015

United States
This Week: Egypt Seeks Nukes, ISIS Gets Escalation, and U.S.-Iran Shun Extensions

Significant Developments Egypt. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced an agreement to jointly build Egypt’s first nuclear power plant on Tuesday duri…

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a meeting in Cairo February 10, 2015 (Klimentyev/Courtesy Reuters).

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