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Ed. 46 Vol. 6 - December 18, 2008

  • "A win-win deal " -   Safa A. Hussein
  • "Inching toward the exit in Iraq" -   Greg Bruno
  • "A US drawdown requires the support of Iraq's neighbors" -   Mohammad K. Shiyyab
  • "Agreement to withdraw or permission to remain?" -   Saad N. Jawad
Prospects for US-Iran talks  

Ed. 45 Vol. 6 - December 04, 2008

  • "Diplomacy will not yield results " -   Joshua Muravchik
  • "Engaging Iran effectively" -   Chuck Freilich
  • "Obama risking more deadlock" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Why diplomacy and sanctions don't mix" -   Trita Parsi
Non-monarchical family succession  

Ed. 44 Vol. 6 - November 27, 2008

  • "From revolution to counterreformation " -   Ammar Abdulhamid
  • "Succession scenarios still unclear" -   Dana Moss
  • "You cannot have a civilian president in Egypt" - an interview with  Hisham Kassem
  • "Monarchies are easier to reform " - an interview with  Amr Hamzawy
President Obama and the Middle East II  

Ed. 43 Vol. 6 - November 20, 2008

  • "Lebanon and US foreign policy" -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "Limited expectations for a central role" -   Gamal A. G. Soltan
  • "Concerns about the region" -   Rana Sabbagh-Gargour
  • "President-elect Obama, Is Turkey western and European?" -   Soner Cagaptay
President Obama and the Middle East  

Ed. 42 Vol. 6 - November 13, 2008

  • "Obama's "new" America and the question of Iran" -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
  • "Bashar and Obama: a new beginning" -   Elias Samo
  • "An instinctive concern" -   Aluf Benn
  • "Hope and competence" -   Akram Baker
What are the vital challenges facing the region in the coming decade: III  

Ed. 41 Vol. 6 - November 06, 2008

  • "The decline of religious fundamentalism in Iran " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Little shop of horrors" -   Mark Perry
  • "Lebanese enigmas" -   Michel Nehme
  • "The credit crunch and the Dubai model" -   Christopher Davidson
What are the vital challenges facing the region in the coming decade: II  

Ed. 40 Vol. 6 - October 30, 2008

  • "To become more than a geographic region" -   Ali Jarbawi
  • "Are reforms coming?" -   Safa A. Hussein
  • "Democracy, solidarity, sovereignty and tolerance " -   Shlomo Avineri
  • "Israel and the lack of democracy" -   Saad N. Jawad
What are the vital challenges facing the region in the coming decade?  

Ed. 39 Vol. 6 - October 23, 2008

  • "Needed: a new vision of inter-state cooperation " -   Soli Ozel
  • "The vulnerability of Arab economies " -   Anouar Boukhars
  • "Education and the pursuit of justice " -   Rime Allaf
  • "Managing challenges " -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
Aid and diplomacy: the Palestinian case  

Ed. 38 Vol. 6 - September 25, 2008

  • "Aid without development " -   George Giacaman
  • "Working in the void: views from an international aid worker" -   Alexander Costy
  • "The hamster wheel" -   Anne Le More
  • "Israel's responsibilities " -   Yossi Alpher
Syria-Lebanon: a new relationship?  

Ed. 37 Vol. 6 - September 18, 2008

  • "As Syria watches, Lebanon changes " -   Rime Allaf
  • "A new vision for good neighbors" -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "Border complications promise long dispute" -   Nicholas Blanford
  • "On a new path " -   Eyal Zisser
Seven years to 9/11 and the "war on terror"  

Ed. 36 Vol. 6 - September 11, 2008

  • "The battle for Pakistan's soul" -   Irfan Husain
  • "A battleground for the foreseeable future" -   Chris Toensing
  • "Wholesale change is needed" - an interview with   Ghazi Hamad
  • "A mixed bag" -   Laurie Mylroie
Russia-Georgia: lessons for the Middle East  

Ed. 35 Vol. 6 - September 04, 2008

  • "That tiny war: Iran, Russia and the Middle East " -   Jalil Roshandel
  • "Georgian defeat tarnishes Israel, spells trouble ahead" -   Ali Abunimah
  • "Telling every party what it wants to hear" -   Ekaterine Meiering-Mikadze
  • "Russia could use Mideast ties in standoff with US " -   Konstantin von Eggert
  • "Diplomacy by proxy" -   Zvi Bar’el
Thoughts on a future Iraq  

Ed. 34 Vol. 6 - August 28, 2008

  • "What Iraq do the Kurds want?" -   Hiwa Osman
  • "Iraq's potential could easily be undermined" -   Yusuf Mansur
  • "Iraq after the "Knights' Raid"" -   Safa A. Hussein
  • "Dichotomy of Iran's strategy in Iraq" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
The regional dimension of Palestinian disunity  

Ed. 33 Vol. 6 - August 21, 2008

  • "Ending the divide is a long-term endeavor" -   Gamal A. G. Soltan
  • "It's Israel's dilemma" -   Elias Samo
  • "Jordan-Hamas: the untold story " -   Saad Hattar
The ICC indictment of Omar al-Bashir  

Ed. 32 Vol. 6 - August 14, 2008

  • "ICC needs US support" -   Hussein Solomon
  • "A step forward or backward? " -   Oraib Al-Rantawi
  • "Time to put an end to impunity in Darfur" -   Ahmed Elzobier
  • "Bush, Bashir, China and the moral high ground" -   David M. Crane
  • "Double standard undermines ICC legitimacy" -   Waleed Sadi
Bush's new approach to Iran  

Ed. 6 Vol. 31 - August 07, 2008

  • "An unwelcome policy change " -   Aluf Benn
  • "Bush's disastrous flip flop" -   Michael Rubin
  • "Toward a cold peace?" -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
  • "Leisure of the theory class " -   Mark Perry
Iraq: Stabilizing? Normalizing?  

Ed. 30 Vol. 6 - July 31, 2008

  • "Implications of the security improvement in Iraq " -   Ghassan Attiyah
  • "Amman worried by Iraq's mountain of problems" -   Rana Sabbagh-Gargour
  • "Iran is part of the solution, not the problem" -   Reza Molavi and Ariabarzan Mohammadighalehtaki
  • "Iraqi developments are inextricably linked to Turkish security" -   Ahmet O. Evin
Shi'ite migration in the Gulf region  

Ed. 29 Vol. 6 - July 25, 2008

  • "Circumventing the Sunni-Shi'ite divide" -   Christopher Davidson
  • "Migration since the Iranian Islamic Revolution. " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "The impact of the Iranian-western struggle " -   Riad Kahwaji
Turmoil in Turkey  

Ed. 28 Vol. 6 - July 17, 2008

  • "Radicalization of a national dialogue" -   Steven A. Cook
  • "The deeper problems" -   Soli Ozel
  • "Lawfare in Turkey: Ergenekon versus the AKP" -   Ersin Kalaycioglu
  • ""Chaos" in Turkey " -   Fadi Hakura
Sarkozy's Mediterranean union plan  

Ed. 27 Vol. 6 - July 10, 2008

  • "A view from Turkey " -   Meliha Benli Altunisik
  • "A view from Israel" -   Ilan Greilsammer
  • "Nicolas Sarkozy and the politics of continuity" -   Anouar Boukhars
Lessons from US and EU democratization programs  

Ed. 26 Vol. 6 - July 03, 2008

  • "The enigma of democratization " -   Michel Nehme
  • "Partial democracy suits regimes and the West " - an interview with  George Giacaman
  • "Different approaches arise from different motives " -   Waleed Sadi
  • "Reviving democracy promotion" -   Marina Ottaway
Denmark and Islam  

Ed. 25 Vol. 6 - June 26, 2008

  • "Blood and blasphemy" -   Irfan Husain
  • "How the Danish cartoons prevent dialogue " -   Toger Seidenfaden
  • "A Jordanian perspective " -   Oraib Al-Rantawi
  • "Confusion of values need not cause conflict" -   Maryam Yasmin Hussain
The future US role in Iraq  

Ed. 24 Vol. 6 - June 19, 2008

  • "Illusions of US power and Iraqi counter-realities" -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
  • "SOFA negotiations complicated by internal politics " -   Safa A. Hussein
  • "The determinants of a US drawdown" -   Michael Eisenstadt
  • "Iraqis' unlikely alliance " -   Greg Bruno
Lebanon: the external actors  

Ed. 23 Vol. 6 - June 12, 2008

  • "The roots of Iranian involvement" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "The roots of Israeli passivity" -   Itamar Rabinovich
  • "America's victory in Lebanon" -   Mark Perry
  • "Savior and tormentor " -   Murhaf Jouejati
The land for peace formula revisited  

Ed. 22 Vol. 6 - June 05, 2008

  • "Land for peace still the best bet" -   Rana Sabbagh-Gargour
  • "There is no avoiding land for peace" -   Daoud Kuttab
  • "The Syria-Israel track revisited" -   Elias Samo
  • "A formula that was never true" -   Yossi Beilin
  • "No case for revision" -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
The political effects of rising prices  

Ed. 21 Vol. 6 - May 29, 2008

  • "Egypt: social unrest and deteriorating politics" -   Amr Hamzawy
  • "Catch 22 " - an interview with  Leila Farsakh
  • "The fallout from rising prices in Jordan" -   Yusuf Mansur
The Lebanon crisis  

Ed. 20 Vol. 6 - May 22, 2008

  • "Hizballah emerges the clear winner in a murky picture" -   Ferry Biedermann
  • "May 2008, birthday of Lebanon's latest civil war?" -   Joseph Bahout
  • "At stake, the state of Lebanon" -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "Political gains come at a price" -   Nicholas Blanford
Two peace processes: Cyprus and Israel-Palestine  

Ed. 19 Vol. 6 - May 15, 2008

  • "New openings for a Cyprus settlement?" -   Maria Hadjipavlou
  • "Peace by the end of 2008? " -   Nimrod Goren
  • "How far can leaders lead?" -   Nese Yasin
  • "United Greek Cypriots an example for divided Palestinians" -   Michael Jansen
The Middle East in an Asian century  

Ed. 18 Vol. 6 - May 08, 2008

  • "An Indian perspective" -   Jasjit Singh
  • "A Japanese viewpoint" -   Kentaro Hirayama
  • "China's energy security " -   Weiming Zhao
  • "Two Asias" -   Yin Gang
Syria and Israel  

Ed. 17 Vol. 6 - May 01, 2008

  • "The fear of war, the hope for peace " -   Eyal Zisser
  • "The challenges of normalization" -   Mahdi Abdul Hadi
  • "Syria looking for tangible reward " -   Waleed Sadi
  • "New factors both resurrecting and stalling "secret talks"" -   Riad Kahwaji
  • "Faking it" -   Rime Allaf
Turkey, Iraq and the PKK  

Ed. 16 Vol. 6 - April 17, 2008

  • "Toward a new era in Turkish-Iraqi relations regarding the PKK" -   Abdulkadir Onay
  • "Turkey's problematic Middle East role" -   Steven A. Cook
  • "New Turkish strategy points the way ahead" -   Bulent Aras
  • "A time for moderates?" -   Hiwa Osman
Is the West anti-Islam?  

Ed. 15 Vol. 6 - April 10, 2008

  • "No easy answers " -   Ersin Kalaycioglu
  • "It cuts both ways" -   Anders Jerichow
  • "Not yet, but soon without serious dialogue" -   Maryam Yasmin Hussain
  • "Days of war" -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
Doomsday? The predictions of Israel's impending demise  

Ed. 14 Vol. 6 - April 03, 2008

  • "On our legitimacy and viability" -   Yossi Alpher
  • "Israel and the Islamist prototype" -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
  • "Real sanctions will cool off the ayatollahs" -   Yossi Sarid
  • "Israel has no future" - an interview with  Yehya Mousa
America and Iraq: the next five years  

Ed. 13 Vol. 6 - March 27, 2008

  • "The US army belongs to Iraq" -   Lawrence Kaplan
  • "No more than a gamble" -   Safa A. Hussein
  • "A US declaration of intent could mitigate looming dangers" -   Mohammad K. Shiyyab
  • "Kurds hold the key for both Turkey and the US" -   Mustafa Kibaroglu
The Damascus Arab summit  

Ed. 12 Vol. 6 - March 20, 2008

  • "Getting through Damascus " -   Mohamed Abdel Salam
  • "The summit and Lebanon's political future" -   Oussama Safa
  • "Everyone can brag, nothing will be done " -   Rana Sabbagh-Gargour
  • "Success measured by attendance" -   Rime Allaf
Assassinations, part II  

Ed. 11 Vol. 6 - March 13, 2008

  • "Political interplay rather than assassination " -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "Iran: the long-term effect of political assassination " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Assassinations galore " -   George Giacaman
  • "Israel: the assassins are alive and well " -   Yossi Alpher
Assassinations, part I  

Ed. 10 Vol. 6 - March 06, 2008

  • "Assassination Middle East-style " -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
  • "Pakistan's bloody past" -   Irfan Husain
  • "Assassinating terrorists: the bin Laden case" -   Bruce Riedel
  • "Unpredictable consequences " -   Waleed Sadi
Libya, Europe and regional security  

Ed. 9 Vol. 6 - February 28, 2008

  • "European policy is cynical" -   Michael Rubin
  • "Radical change will not occur" -   Dana Moss
  • "Libyan policy is deliberately unpredictable" -   Oliver Miles
  • "Libya and regional security" -   Ahmed A. al-Atrash
The US presidential candidates and the Middle East: an interim assessment  

Ed. 8 Vol. 6 - February 21, 2008

  • "Can you see the Mideast from the Midwest?" -   Alon Pinkas
  • "[PAL - ah - STIN -ians]" -   Mark Perry
  • "Some hope for 2008" -   Akram Baker
  • "Does experience matter?" -   Danielle Pletka
The Egypt-Gaza border  

Ed. 7 Vol. 6 - February 14, 2008

  • "Egypt: restore border control and develop a new policy" -   Gamal A. G. Soltan
  • "Lessons of the border breach" -   Ephraim Sneh
  • "Europe and the Rafah border crisis " -   Hanne Foighel
  • "The siege cannot continue" -   Ahmed Yousef
The "bottom-up" leadership process in Iraq  

Ed. 6 Vol. 6 - February 07, 2008

  • "The answer to Iraq's problems?" -   Safa A. Hussein
  • "Tribal system promises much for a new Iraq " -   Jaber Aljaberi
  • "Securing their own street" -   Jonathan Steele
  • "Developmental politics " -   Gabriel Rose
How to run the Israeli-Palestinian peace process  

Ed. 5 Vol. 6 - January 31, 2008

  • "Lessons not learned" -   Ghassan Khatib
  • "Implementing the Annapolis declaration" -   Shaul Arieli
  • "Study the Past" -   Daniel Kurtzer
Iran's nuclear program after the NIE  

Ed. 4 Vol. 6 - January 24, 2008

  • "A view from Tehran" -   Ali Asghar Kazemi
  • "NIE opens new windows of opportunity" -   Mark Fitzpatrick
  • "A topsy-turvy scenario" -   Waleed Sadi
  • "Washington--still in search of a coherent Iran policy" -   Ellen Laipson
Syria-Israel: the regional and international context  

Ed. 3 Vol. 6 - January 17, 2008

  • "Syria and the Palestinians: A love-hate relationship" -   Daoud Kuttab
  • "The Annapolis opening has closed " -   Itamar Rabinovich
  • "Lebanon and the Syrian-Israeli track" -   Mohammad Habash
  • "A wonderful day in the neighborhood " -   Mark Perry
  • "Between Moscow and Damascus " -   Vitaly Naumkin
Arab stock markets and economic liberalization  

Ed. 2 Vol. 6 - January 10, 2008

  • "PSE reflects Palestine's extraordinary circumstances" -   Sam Bahour
  • "Overview: A two-way street" -   Riad al Khouri
  • "Dubai: Bridging time zones and boosting confidence" -   Christopher Davidson
  • "Jordan: ASE closes to good cheer" -   Yusuf Mansur
The Lebanese crisis  

Ed. 1 Vol. 6 - January 03, 2008

  • "Dependency politics" -   Alastair Crooke
  • "At a crossroads" -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "Much more than Lebanon" -   Nicholas Blanford
  • "At stake is the future of Lebanonism" - an interview with  Joseph Bahout
  • "More uncertainty in the new year" -   Oussama Safa


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