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Social Media: Middle East/Caucasus: Middle East: Palestine

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From Beirut to Gaza: Israel’s Neighbors in the Aftermath of War
The author discusses the consequences of the recent Israel-Hezbollah conflict and examines the role of the resistance doctrine throughout the region. By Ehud Yaari. (Washington Institute for Near Ea... Read More...

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Ending the Palestinian Political Stalemate: Abbas’ Electoral Option
The authors discuss the challenges that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces and suggest how he can purse a legal and democratic solution to end the current crisis. By Mohammed Yaghi a... Read More...

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The Future of a Palestinian Unity Government
The authors discuss the negotiations that have led to the formation of a Palestinian Unity Government and offer possible responses from the Quartet. By Ben Fishman and Mohammed Yaghi. (Washington In... Read More...

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In Lebanon, Even Peace is a Battle
The authors suggest several ideas for speeding the reconstruction of Lebanon in a manner that will minimize Hezbollah's role in southern Lebanon. By Carlos Pascual and Martin Indyk. (New York Times, 8... Read More...

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Making Peace Stick In Lebanon
Author points out that if peacekeeping is to be part of a long-term answer for Lebanon, the force there needs to be carefully designed to generate an effective solution rather than become part of the... Read More...

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Between Hamas and Hizballah- Israel’s Vital Interests
The author explains why the Israeli strategy of disengagement is both effective and necessary. Additionally, the author suggests that the current campaigns in Gaza and Lebanon are compulsory extensio... Read More...

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The Enemy of My Enemy is Still My Enemy
The author writes that with Hezbollah receiving new prominence in the Arab world following its repeated missile attacks on Israel, Al Qaeda is seeking to reclaim support from Sunni Muslims. By Bernard... Read More...

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In Iran’s Streets, Aid for an Ally Stirs Resentment and Anxieties
The debate in Iran over supporting Hezbollah and other Arab causes instead of focusing on more pressing domestic concerns. By Michael Slackman (The New York Times, 23/7/2006). Read More...

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The Rogues Strike Back
The author explains the strategic rationale for the recent policy decisions of Iran, Syria, Hamas, and Hezbollah. By Robert Satloff. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 7/24/2006) Read More...

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Israel crisis keeps oil near peak
Article looks at how the current situation in the Middle East involving Israel, Lebanon, Hamas and Hizbullah could contribute to high oil prices and further effects on the world economy. (BBC, 07/14/0... Read More...

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Signs that crisis is regional, not just Israel vs. Palestinians
As violence escalates in the Middle East, concern that Iran may be guiding actions taken against Israel in a quest for regional hegemony. By Steven Erlanger. (New York Times, 7/13/06) Read More...

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Mediating Gaza- Dennis Ross’ Plan
The author describes the current crisis in Gaza and suggests how the Palestinians, Israel, and the international community can work together to bring it to an end. By Dennis Ross. (Washington Instit... Read More...

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Syria, Hamas, and the Gaza Crisis
The author discusses the Syrian role in the Gaza crisis and suggests how the international community should respond. By David Schenker. (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 7/10/2006) Read More...

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It’s Decision Time for Palestinians
The author discusses the need to create a rift between the extremists and pragmatists within Hamas and suggests a way for Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas to do so. By Ben Fishman. (Washingt... Read More...

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Too Confused to Surrender
The author discusses the difficulty of assigning responsibility within the Palestinian Authority for the initiation of the recent crisis with Israel. Additionally, the author suggests how both Mahmou... Read More...

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Tracking Hamas’ Leadership: Insights into the Organization’s Structure and Evolution
The author discusses the struggle for power within the Palestinian Authority and Hamas. Additionally, the author proposes a method that can be used to understand how Hamas will evolve. By Christophe... Read More...

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Can Hamas Be Tamed?
The author argues that despite initial indications of Hamas moderation, the prospects for long-term co-optation through political participation are unlikely. By Michael Herzog. (Washington Institute... Read More...

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Abbas and the future of Palestine
The author suggests several reforms of the Palestinian Authority that Mahmoud Abbas should initiate. By Henry Siegman. (International Herald Tribune, 6/27/2006) Read More...

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Israel’s return to Gaza: multiple motives
The authors explain why Israel has resumed major military operations in Gaza. By Ilene R. Prusher and Joshua Mitnick. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/29/2006) Read More...

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Abbas, Hamas, and the Referendum Trap
The author discusses how Hamas has effectively dealt with Mahmoud Abbas’ pursuit of a referendum on the Palestinian National Accord and has emerged stronger. By Mohammad Yaghi. (Washington Institut... Read More...

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Why Gaza attacks are deadlier
The author explains why recent Israeli military operations in Gaza have led to increased Palestinian civilian casualties. By Ilene R. Prusher. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/23/2006) Read More...

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Explaining reality to Hamas
The author suggests how Arab and Islamic governments can help renew the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. (International Herald Tribune, 6/18/2006) Read More...

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The Palestinian National Accord: Consensus at Any Cost
The authors argue that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ call for a national referendum will be ineffective in renewing the peace process and establishing national unity. By Ben Fishman ... Read More...

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Spiegel Interview With Iran's President Ahmadinejad:
The Iranian President discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Iran's nuclear ambitions. By: Stefan Aust, Gerhard Spörl and Dieter Bednarz. (Der Spiegel, 5/30/2006) Read More...

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A national unity government for Palestine
The power struggle between Fatah and Hamas must be replaced by compromise and unity in the name of a viable future Palestinian state. By Marwan Bishara. (International Herald Tribune, 22/5/06) Read More...

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Blaming Hamas Sidesteps Regional Realities
The author argues that blaming the election of Hamas as the ruling party of the Palestinian Authority is not useful in explaining why the peace process has become derailed. Rather, the lack of region... Read More...

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IA-Forum Transcript: General Anthony Zinni
Transcript of event featuring frormer United States Marine Corps General Anthony Zinni who spoke about military conflict and his new book, Battle for Peace. By Michael Loeb. (IA-Forum, 4/112006) Read More...

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Israel's Backward March
Neve Gordon views Kadima's victory as an impediment to the formation of a lasting peace. (The Nation, 2/28/06, $) Read More...

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Technocrats dominate Hamas cabinet
Hamas' cabinet has a number of suprising members. By Khaled Abu Toameh.(Jerusaleum Post, 3/19/06) Read More...

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Israel's Prison Raid Electioneering
Der Spiegel claims Israel's raid was a calculated political move. (3/15/06, Der Spiegel) Read More...

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