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October 14, 2010

Kashmir
Solving the Kashmir Conundrum

As violence surges in Indian-administered Kashmir, four experts say confidence-building measures between India and Pakistan are the only way to begin solving the territorial dispute.

February 27, 2018

Indonesia
The Rise of Islamist Groups in Malaysia and Indonesia

The rise of Islamism in Malaysia and Indonesia could have severe consequences for the two states’ societies, political systems, and overall stability.

Students pray at an Islamic boarding school in Indonesia.

May 23, 2014

Egypt
Egypt After the Election

Egyptians will vote for president on May 26–27 in an election whose outcome is considered a foregone conclusion. Four experts weigh the state of Egyptian politics more than three years after the upri…

April 19, 2017

Religion
The Role of Religion in Indonesian Democracy

Jakob Tobing, Alwi Shihab, Azyumardi Azra, and Amin Abdullah discuss the role of religion in Indonesian democracy. 

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December 11, 2013

Egypt
Security in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

The Sinai Peninsula has in recent years become a haven for transnational crime and Islamist militancy, posing new security challenges to Egypt and Israel.

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July 13, 2015

Asia
What to Expect From Myanmar’s Elections

Last week, Myanmar announced that its much-anticipated elections, the first free national election in twenty-five years, would be held on November 8 of this year. With the election’s date finally set…

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May 1, 2015

Myanmar
Myanmar’s Election Day May Be Only a Step Toward Democracy

In the end of October, Myanmar will hold what will be probably its first truly free national election in twenty-five years. Several reports released this week on the upcoming election suggest that, f…

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December 17, 2013

Egypt
Egypt's Turbulent Transition

Michele Dunne, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Michael Wahid Hanna, senior fellow at the Century Foundation, discuss Egypt's turbulent transition, the prospect…

May 27, 2014

Egypt
Egypt After The Election

Below is a CFR Expert Roundup piece on Egypt’s elections, with contributions from Issandr El Amrani, Charles W. Dunne, Michael Hanna, and me.  The original article can be found here.  Steven A. Co…

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February 5, 2009

Iraq
Iraq’s Political Landscape

Iraq’s provincial elections provide signals about the maturity of the country’s political system, as well as highlight new power brokers in the provinces.