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Ed. 47 Vol. 4 - December 21, 2006

  • "The dominant elements are Islamist and American " -   Yossi Alpher
  • "The Middle East's new map" -   Mark Perry
  • "Strategic interdependence or linkage? " -   Anoush Ehteshami
How Middle East crises interact: I  

Ed. 46 Vol. 4 - December 14, 2006

  • "The linkages point to a Quartet role" -   Christian Hanelt
  • "End of the American era" -   Ghassan Atiyyah
  • "Inextricable from each other" -   Ghassan Khatib
  • "Arabness still alive and kicking" -   Aboubakr Jamai
If the US talks to Syria and Iran  

Ed. 45 Vol. 4 - December 07, 2006

  • "First build confidence" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Why bringing Iran into Iraq will only escalate the civil war" -   Iason Athanasiadis
  • "Concentrate on the Syrian-Israeli issue" -   Murhaf Jouejati
  • "Lessons for a "Grand Bargain" with Iran and Syria" -   Anouar Boukhars
  • "What about the Iraqi Kurds?" -   Henri J. Barkey
The Gaza-Sinai border  

Ed. 44 Vol. 4 - November 30, 2006

  • "Unilateral action is not the answer" -   Gamal A. G. Soltan
  • "The only way in or out" - an interview with  Stuart Shepherd
  • "Reduce arms smuggling" -   Shlomo Brom
  • "Give the keys back" - an interview with  Saleem Abu Safia
Lebanon after the war  

Ed. 43 Vol. 4 - November 23, 2006

  • "Turbulence in Lebanon" -   Nicholas Blanford
  • "The pariah who came in from the cold" -   Rime Allaf
  • "Restoring the state" -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "Uncertainty again clouds Lebanese politics" -   Oussama Safa
The US midterm elections and the Middle East  

Ed. 42 Vol. 4 - November 16, 2006

  • "More important things in Iraq" -   Saad N. Jawad
  • "A little help to an American friend" -   Akiva Eldar
  • "Prepare to be disappointed" -   Ali Abunimah
  • "The status quo ante does not solve the problem " -   Danielle Pletka
The Quartet conditions on Hamas  

Ed. 41 Vol. 4 - November 09, 2006

  • "Unity offers another opportunity" -   Ghazi Hamad
  • "The white man's club" -   Alastair Crooke
  • "Why we must insist on the Quartet's conditions " -   Ephraim Sneh
  • "Between Europe, Israel and Palestine" -   Denis MacShane
Ramifications of the North Korean bomb  

Ed. 40 Vol. 4 - November 02, 2006

  • "Will any lessons be learned?" -   Gerald M. Steinberg
  • "The nuclear syndrome" -   Ali Asghar Kazemi
  • "The axis of not quite as evil" -   Mark Perry
The Arab League initiative  

Ed. 39 Vol. 4 - October 19, 2006

  • "Stripping Israel of excuses" -   Daoud Kuttab
  • "The Arabs can do better" -   Yossi Alpher
  • "An American view" -   Tom Pickering
  • "The US is the key" - an interview with  Nawaf Obaid
When should the US withdraw from Iraq?  

Ed. 38 Vol. 4 - October 12, 2006

  • "Maintain solidarity with Iraqis" -   Safa A. Hussein
  • "Iran and the US military presence in Iraq" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "The third way out" -   Awadh Albadi
  • "Stay the course?" -   Khaled Salih
  • "Absent US forces, Iraq will lurch into greater chaos" -   Lawrence Kaplan
Peace prospects between Israel, Syria and Lebanon  

Ed. 37 Vol. 4 - September 28, 2006

  • "Syria at the crossroads" -   Habib C. Malik
  • "No strategic change" - an interview with  Bassma Kodmani
  • "Prospects for resuming a peace process" -   Moshe Maoz
  • "Closer and further away" -   Iason Athanasiadis
The Gulf boom: regional implications  

Ed. 36 Vol. 4 - September 21, 2006

  • "Industrialization in Saudi Arabia: a new paradigm " -   Jean-Francois Seznec
  • "A quiet economic revolution" -   Elizabeth Drachman
  • "It makes a difference in Amman" -   Riad al Khouri
  • "Cautiously optimistic" - an interview with  Fadi Ghandour
The Lebanon ceasefire: regional ramifications  

Ed. 35 Vol. 4 - September 14, 2006

  • "Turkey: defying public opinion" -   Soli Ozel
  • "Iranian policy divisive" - an interview with  Nawaf Obaid
  • "Damascus should beware delusions of grandeur" -   Rime Allaf
  • "Egypt and the Lebanon war" -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
The challenge of a nuclear Iran  

Ed. 34 Vol. 4 - September 07, 2006

  • "End Tehran's free ride" -   Danielle Pletka
  • "A slippage in language" -   Mark Perry
  • "The main test for the free world" -   Efraim Inbar
  • "Deadlock or compromise? " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
Is the West racist toward Muslims and Arabs?  

Ed. 33 Vol. 4 - August 31, 2006

  • "Racism and resistance define many West-Middle East encounters" -   Rami G. Khouri
  • "The "new Orientalism"" -   Alastair Crooke
  • "The US should hold Arabs and Muslims to a universal standard " -   Michael Rubin
  • "What of the famous British model of integration? " -   Wendy Kristianasen
Lebanon: the internal dimension  

Ed. 32 Vol. 4 - August 24, 2006

  • "A symptom of the Lebanese system" -   Ferry Biedermann
  • "Whose Lebanon will it now be?" -   Joseph Bahout
  • "Hizballah: where to go from here" -   Oussama Safa
  • "Force will not disarm Hizballah" -   Rhonda Roumani
Syria and the Lebanon conflict  

Ed. 31 Vol. 4 - August 17, 2006

  • "Countdown to Armageddon " -   Ammar Abdulhamid
  • "Don't hand Syria a political victory " -   David Schenker
  • "Try secret diplomacy " -   Itamar Rabinovich
  • "Russia reestablishes the Damascus connection " -   Konstantin von Eggert
Lebanon: regional and international involvement  

Ed. 30 Vol. 4 - August 10, 2006

  • "Out of the quagmire" -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "Peacekeeping in Lebanon by a NATO/EU force" -   Jack Segal
  • "Why America can't end the conflict" -   Mark Perry
  • "Why a Hizballah defeat is more important for the US than Israel" -   Henri J. Barkey
Hizballah: the Arab popular dimension  

Ed. 29 Vol. 4 - August 03, 2006

  • "The danger to Gulf countries" -   Mohammed Abdel Qader Jasem
  • "Israel sans frontieres" -   George Giacaman
  • "Hizballah overshadows the Arab regimes" -   Hassan A. Barari
  • "Saudi Arabia and the war in Lebanon" -   Nawaf Obaid
  • "Between the street and the regimes" -   Mohamed Abdel Salam
Iraq: stabilization or disintegration?  

Ed. 28 Vol. 4 - July 27, 2006

  • "Without US troops Iraq has no future" -   Lawrence Kaplan
  • "No end to the violence" -   Saad N. Jawad
  • "The outcome is not clear" -   Safa A.Hussein
  • "Iran and the destabilization of Iraq" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
Lebanon and Israel: the regional dimension  

Ed. 27 Vol. 4 - July 20, 2006

  • "Could Tehran emerge as the ultimate winner?" -   Iason Athanasiadis
  • "A Lebanese initiative" -   Chibli Mallat
  • "As Lebanon burns, Syria finds supporters again " -   Rime Allaf
  • "Israel's response is proportional to Hizballah's challenge " - an interview with  Efraim Halevy
  • "The risks of winning" -   Akram Baker
Refugees  

Ed. 26 Vol. 4 - July 13, 2006

  • "I need help and protection" - an interview with  Ali
  • "North Africa and Europe: African forced migrations" -   Ferruccio Pastore
  • "Collective aspiration" -   Karma Nabulsi
  • "Between Iraq and Syria" - an interview with  Panos Moumtzis
Bush's promise to defend Israel against Iran  

Ed. 25 Vol. 4 - July 06, 2006

  • "No real change in policy " -   Jalil Roshandel
  • "A parallel strategy can free Washington " -   Trita Parsi
  • "US needs to assuage everyone's fears " -   Ghassan Khatib
  • "The US defends its allies " -   Michael Rubin
  • "Confronting Iran: A US security guarantee for Israel?" -   Chuck Freilich and Richard Rosecrance
The Shebaa Farms: options and risks  

Ed. 24 Vol. 4 - June 29, 2006

  • "Only a package solution" -   Nicholas Blanford
  • "Working through the National Dialogue" -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "Hizballah's excuse " -   Eyal Zisser
  • "No short cut to Arab-Israel peace" -   Murhaf Jouejati
What if all Arab countries had free and democratic elections  

Ed. 23 Vol. 4 - June 22, 2006

  • "Pushing Islamists to the center" -   Hassan A. Barari
  • "No "one size fits all"" -   Deborah Amos
  • "Lessons from four elections" -   Jonathan Steele
  • "The long haul in Morocco" -   Anouar Boukhars
The Middle East and Bush's low approval rating  

Ed. 22 Vol. 4 - June 15, 2006

  • "No appetite for more adventures" -   Ali Abunimah
  • "The wages of American exceptionalism" -   Clay Risen
  • "Bush's Armageddon?" -   Ian Black
  • "A mixed Middle East legacy" -   Yossi Alpher
A new Libya?  

Ed. 21 Vol. 4 - June 08, 2006

  • "Problematic balance sheet" -   Roberto Aliboni
  • "Libya's emerging elites" -   Amal Obeidi
  • "Libya's example one of patience and creativity" -   Jon B. Alterman
If the Palestinian Authority collapses  

Ed. 20 Vol. 4 - June 01, 2006

  • "A Palestinian choice " -   Danielle Pletka
  • "So what! And then? " -   Christian Berger
  • "Getting worse quickly " - an interview with  David Shearer
  • "By choice or by the devil " -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
The Media and Authority  

Ed. 19 Vol. 4 - May 25, 2006

  • " The Iraq war and the truth--between blog and corporate media" -   Faiza al-Arji
  • "Struggling for renewal, remaining prisoner to the system" -   Nabil Khatib
  • "9/11 was a turning point" -   Aboubakr Jamai
  • "Democracy on the defense" -   Rachel Dolev
Turkish-Iranian relations  

Ed. 18 Vol. 4 - May 18, 2006

  • "Mercury rising: Turkey's Iran dilemma" -   Iason Athanasiadis
  • "An uneven relationship" -   Jalil Roshandel
  • "Competition over Iraq" -   Safa A.Hussein
  • "The myth of 1639 and Kasri Sirin" -   Soner Cagaptay and Duden Yegenoglu
  • "Cooperate to survive " -   K. Gajendra Singh
The trial of Saddam Hussein  

Ed. 17 Vol. 4 - May 11, 2006

  • "Who is trying whom?" -   Saad N. Jawad
  • "The debacle" -   Curtis F.J. Doebbler
  • "Arab public opinion" -   Shibley Telhami
  • "Neither Nuremberg nor Jerusalem: The faltering first steps of the Iraqi High Tribunal" -   Nehal Bhuta
  • "No expectations in the Arab world" -   Bassma Kodmani
The Arab world and Hamas  

Ed. 16 Vol. 4 - May 04, 2006

  • "A Saudi perspective " -   Anwar Majid Eshki
  • "Moderating Hamas: Egyptian policy " -   Gamal A.G. Soltan
  • "One eye on Hamas, the other on the Brotherhood " -   Oraib Al-Rantawi
  • "A new model for Islamic movements " - an interview with  Ghazi Hamad
The US & Iran: toward confrontation  

Ed. 15 Vol. 4 - April 27, 2006

  • "Compromise still possible" -   Ephraim Kam
  • "The greater threat is US strikes" - an interview with  Nawaf Obaid
  • "The US will act alone if it has to" -   Joshua Muravchik
  • "Turkish dilemmas" -   Kemal Kirisci
  • "Nuclear crisis" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
Jordan between Iraq and Palestine  

Ed. 14 Vol. 4 - April 20, 2006

  • "Eggs in a basket " -   Waleed Sadi
  • "A unique position, for better or worse" -   Ghassan Khatib
  • "Hardly a savory combination" -   Asher Susser
  • "Jordan's eastern neighbor " -   Safa A.Hussein
  • "The dangers of instability " -   Mohammad K. Shiyyab
Russia and radical Islam  

Ed. 13 Vol. 4 - April 06, 2006

  • "Russia, sole winner of the Iran crisis " -   Yin Gang
  • "Ambiguity triumphs " -   Konstantin von Eggert
  • "The situation inside Russia" -   Alexey Malashenko
If Iraq breaks apart (III)  

Ed. 12 Vol. 4 - March 30, 2006

  • "Not because of our blue eyes " -   Saad N. Jawad
  • "And the war came " -   Ghassan Attiyah
  • "Kurdistan's future " -   Khaled Salih
If Iraq breaks apart (II)  

Ed. 11 Vol. 4 - March 23, 2006

  • "The negative fallout for Israel " -   Asher Susser
  • "Russia's limited role " - an interview with  Yelena Suponina
  • "Syria: Real fears or crocodile tears? " -   Rime Allaf
  • "Strategic consequences for the US " -   Judith S. Yaphe
If Iraq breaks apart (I)  

Ed. 10 Vol. 4 - March 16, 2006

  • "Turkey's options " -   Bulent Aras
  • "A Shi'ite revival and the Gulf " -   Mohammed Abdel Qader Jasem
  • "Economic ramifications in Jordan " -   Yusuf Mansur
  • "A worst case scenario " -   Ali-Asghar Kazemi
Legislating Islam  

Ed. 9 Vol. 4 - March 09, 2006

  • "Halal Turkey " -   Soner Cagaptay and Duden Yegenoglu
  • "The dialectics of Islam " -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
  • "Hamas and sharia law " -   Yehya Mousa
  • "Between the hammer of conservatives and the anvil of Islamists " -   Oraib Al-Rantawi
State involvement in Islamist militant organizations  

Ed. 8 Vol. 4 - March 02, 2006

  • "Chickens coming home to roost " -   Irfan Husain
  • "Let them starve " -   Mark Perry
  • "What constitutes terrorism? " - an interview with  Nawaf Obaid
  • "Victims of group-think " -   Laurie Mylroie
Democratic reform status report  

Ed. 7 Vol. 4 - February 23, 2006

  • "Morocco: the picture is not that rosy " -   Aboubakr Jamai
  • "Lebanon: where democratic values thrive best" -   Habib C. Malik
  • "The winds of change " -   Daoud Kuttab
  • "A democratic experiment in Palestine " -   May Jayyusi
The cartoon affair  

Ed. 6 Vol. 4 - February 16, 2006

  • "The relevance for Jews and Israelis" -   Dina Porat
  • "Governments playing with fire" -   Anders Jerichow
  • "The art of expressing yourself" -   Zubair Butt Hussain
  • "The need for mutual understanding " -   Mousa Qous
  • ""Eastern rules" in the West?" -   Robert S. Leiken
Regional ramifications of the Palestinian elections  

Ed. 5 Vol. 4 - February 09, 2006

  • "Pragmatic, but uncomfortable " -   Omar Karmi
  • "An Egyptian view " -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
  • "A Lebanese perspective " -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "Hamas can set an example " -   Khader Khader
A nuclear Iran? (part 2)  

Ed. 4 Vol. 4 - February 02, 2006

  • "The Persian bomb: forbidden by all " -   Yin Gang
  • "The Iranians will find a solution " - an interview with  Helena Dunaeva
  • "No moral high ground " -   Ghassan Khatib
  • "Iran's nuclear challenge " -   Ramin Jahanbegloo
When should the US leave Iraq?  

Ed. 3 Vol. 4 - January 26, 2006

  • "In an unenviable position " -   Hassan A. Barari
  • "Finishing the job" -   Frederick W. Kagan
  • "A South Korean withdrawal" -   Sawsan Assaf
  • "The Russian perspective" -   Konstantin von Eggert
  • "The bloody cost of hugging "good intentions" " -   Alastair Crooke
Saudi Arabia under Abdullah  

Ed. 2 Vol. 4 - January 19, 2006

  • "Security turnaround" - an interview with  Nawaf Obaid
  • "Abdullah emerges as a reformist " -   Afshin Molavi
  • "Saudi succession " -   Simon Henderson
  • "The virtuous king " -   Adel al-Toraifi
  • "King Abdullah and the Royal Saudi Court " -   John R. Bradley
A nuclear Iran?  

Ed. 1 Vol. 4 - January 05, 2006

  • "A challenge to Israel's strategic primacy" -   Trita Parsi
  • "Iranian nationalism and the nuclear issue" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Uneasy neighbors" -   Irfan Husain
  • "The Israeli perspective" -   Zeev Schiff
  • "Wagging the wolf" -   Mark Perry


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