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Social Media: Hotspots

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The Islamic Revolution That Won’t
The Islamic Revolution That Won’t
Author provides comparision between the 1979 Iranian revolution and the recent Egyptian revolution. By Nathaniel Markowitz. (05/04/2011) Read More...


Talking to the Taliban: Impossible or Pointless?
Talking to the Taliban: Impossible or Pointless?
Author analyzes possible discussions with the Taliban, providing potential scenarios and outcomes. By Dmitri A Titoff. (04/29/2011) Read More...


Re-thinking Revolution in Egypt
Re-thinking Revolution in Egypt
Author presents questions about Egypt's revolution and democratization. By Patrick Corcoran. (03/17/2011) Read More...


The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?
The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?
Article, critical of Turkish politics that counter any success Armenians have achieved in their quest for recognition of the Turkish genocide of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915. By David Davidian. (03... Read More...


Afghanistan: Securing the Future for Afghan Women
Afghanistan: Securing the Future for Afghan Women

Reflects on the progress of women's rights in Afghanistan and looks ahead toward further progress. By M Ashraf Haidari. (Eurasianet, 03/08/2011)

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Afghanistan: Rethinking Humanitarian Assistance
Afghanistan: Rethinking Humanitarian Assistance
Author argues that development can lead the way for humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan. By M. Ashraf Haidari. (Eurasianet, 03/01/2011) Read More...


Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan: Response
Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan: Response
M. Ashraf Haidari responds to New York Times editorial that is optimistic about progress in Afghanistan. By M. Ashraf Haidari. (02/27/2011) Read More...


Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan
Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan
Optimistic view about progress in Afghanistan. By Nathaniel Fick and John Nagl. (New York Times, 02/20/2011) Read More...


Explaining Kim Jong-il’s Tantrums
Explaining Kim Jong-il’s Tantrums
Frozen out of talks and wanting attention, the Kim regime made a calculated decision to up the ante in 2010, Weston Konishi tells The Diplomat. (02/15/2011) Read More...


Can Afghanistan Afford to Survive?
Can Afghanistan Afford to Survive?
Despite the Obama administration’s claims of success, Afghanistan is in a guerrilla war that might be too expensive for the country to win, argues Juan Cole. (The Diplomat, 02/05/2011) Read More...


Hezbollah: Analysis of Violence
Hezbollah: Analysis of Violence
An analysis of Hezbollah and their use of violence to achieve their goals. By Sarah Cohler. (02/25/2011) Read More...


China: What's Next
China: What's Next
Special report looking ahead at China's economy, policies, and relations. (The Diplomat, 02/20/2011) Read More...


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Is There a Peaceful Solution to the Israeli/Palestinian Issue?
A review of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict proposal toward acheiving peace. By Bharat Vasudevan. (02/16/2011) Read More...


Why Mubarak Is Out
Why Mubarak Is Out
Background and analysis of factors leading to Mubarak's loss of power. By Paul Arnar. (Jadaliyya, 02/01/2011) Read More...


Hope for a safe and stable Pakistan? Look toward the judiciary
Hope for a safe and stable Pakistan? Look toward the judiciary
Authors argue that a key to a stable Pakistan is through judicial reform. By Irshad Panhwer & Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington. (01/25/2011) Read More...


Afghanistan: Never Mind the Disabled
Afghanistan: Never Mind the Disabled
Author looks at issues faced by disabled in Afghanistan and critiques the lack of programs to assist them. By Fahim Kairy. (01/19/2011) Read More...


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Women's Rights and Geopolitics in the Two Koreas
Association for Women's Rights in Development interview with Christine Ahn (Global Fund for Women and the Korea Policy Institute). (AWID, 11/26/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA Forum speaks with Kay Seok (Human Rights Watch) about women's rights issues in Korea. By Kathryn Baer. (12/09/2010) Read More...


Women are the Pillars of Afghanistan
Women are the Pillars of Afghanistan
Author responds to op-ed by Laura Bush, and discusses steps to achieve gender equality. By Ashraf Haidari. (10/18/2010) Read More...


Two End States in Afghanistan: Somalia of Asia or the Turkey of the East
Two End States in Afghanistan: Somalia of Asia or the Turkey of the East
Author presents analysis of current situation in Afghanistan and asks which direction policies will steer the country toward. By Davood Moradian. (10/18/2010) Read More...


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Dealing With The Afghan Warlords
IA Forum asks a group of experts: Given the many issues the US faces in stabilizing Afghanistan, a key issue is what to do with the warlords. In the winter edition of Foreign Affairs, Professor Georg... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: David Kilcullen
IA-Forum Interview: David Kilcullen
IA-Forum speaks with David Kilcullen about COIN theory and the conflict in Afghanistan. By Cynthia Iris (09/03/2010) Read More...


Karzai Not Two Faced About War On Terrorism
Karzai Not Two Faced About War On Terrorism
M. Ashraf Haidari, Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC., responds to Thomas L. Friedman statement that some countries in the region are "two-faced" in the war against t... Read More...


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It's the Afghan Economy, Stupid: Jobs and Development Will Defeat the Taliban
M. Ashraf Haidari, political counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan, argues that economic growth and development are the keys to driving out the Taliban from Afghanistan. By M. Ashraf Haidari. (07/... Read More...


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Russia's Courtship of Silicon Valley
In an interview with the consulting editor of CFR.org, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies Stephen Sestanovich discusses Russia's projects for modernization, including t... Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>   IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Judith Yaphe
Iranian Elections Series IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Judith Yaphe
As part of our series on the Iranian elections, IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Judith Yaphe (George Washington University). By Benjamin Linden. (IA-Forum, 04/25/2010) Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>  IA Forum Interview: Dr. Clay Ramsay
Iranian Elections Series IA Forum Interview: Dr. Clay Ramsay
As part of our series on the Iranian elections, IA Forum speaks with Dr. Clay Ramsay (PIPA). By Benjamin Linden. (IA-Forum, 04/25/2010) Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>  IA Forum Interview:  Dr. Hossein Askari
Iranian Elections Series IA Forum Interview: Dr. Hossein Askari
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Houssein Askari as part of a series on Iranian elections. By Benjamin Linden. (04/25/2010) Read More...


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Economic Superpower Sweepstakes: Can China Succeed Where Japan Failed?
Winner of IA-Forum Winter 2009 Student Essay Competition. In examining China's potential as the world's economic superpower, author analyzes and compares Chinese and Japanese economies. By Ren Xiang... Read More...


IA Forum Interview:  Dr. Deborah Brautigam
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Deborah Brautigam
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Deborah Brautigam about her book The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of C... Read More...


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