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Ed. 45 Vol. 7 - December 17, 2009

  • "Back to Gaza" -   Bruce Riedel
  • "No military solution to conflicts " -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
  • "Yemen troubles could stir wider confrontations " -   George Joffe
  • "No peace, no war, but perhaps a revolution" -   Shlomo Avineri
  • "The underlying fault lines of the region" -   Lamis Andoni
Turkey and the Kurds  

Ed. 44 Vol. 7 - December 10, 2009

  • "A changing environment" -   Khaled Salih
  • "A new beginning " -   Ibrahim Kalin
  • "Iraqi Kurdistan and Turkey " -   Saad N. Jawad
Iran's sanctions dilemma: Russian, EU and Pakistani perspectives  

Ed. 43 Vol. 7 - December 03, 2009

  • "Europeans united but gloomy on the Iranian nuclear front" -   Ian Black
  • "The illusion of an alliance " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "A communality of geopolitical interests" -   N. M. Mamedova
  • "Pakistan's dilemma in UN sanctions on Iran" -   Irfan Husain
Lebanon's new government and stability in the South  

Ed. 42 Vol. 7 - November 19, 2009

  • "Hizballah in war and peace" -   Nicholas Noe
  • "Understanding the dilemma" -   Michel Nehme
  • "The Syrian role" -   Ferry Biedermann
  • "New government in Beirut, old problems in the South" -   Eyal Zisser
  • "A government in the shadow of Hizballah" -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
Egyptian mediation between Fateh and Hamas  

Ed. 41 Vol. 7 - November 12, 2009

  • "Mediator as partner" -   Zvi Bar’el
  • "Hamas remains the obstacle" - an interview with   Sufyan Abu Zaida
  • "Giving up is not an option " -   Gamal A. G. Soltan
  • "Frozen efforts may still lead to reconciliation" - an interview with   Mahmoud al-Ramahi
Iran-US update  

Ed. 40 Vol. 7 - November 05, 2009

  • "Lessons for dealing more effectively with Iran " -   Emily B. Landau
  • "The future of Iranian-American relations" -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
  • "Can Ahmadinezhad end the nuclear dispute?" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Breathtakingly tone deaf" -   Mark Perry
Jordan-Israel peace after 15 years  

Ed. 39 Vol. 7 - October 29, 2009

  • "Trickier than meets the eye " -   Ezzedine Choukri Fishere
  • "Cold peace" -   Ziad Abu Zayyad
  • "Walking a thin line" -   Rana Sabbagh-Gargour
  • "Deep frustration in Jordan " -   Smadar Perry
Israeli-Turkish tensions  

Ed. 38 Vol. 7 - October 22, 2009

  • "Surfacing submarine " -   Soner Cagaptay
  • "Contrasting Middle East visions " -   Soli Ozel
  • "On opposite trajectories " -   Murhaf Jouejati
  • "Strategic partnership jeopardized " -   Efraim Inbar
Trouble in Yemen  

Ed. 37 Vol. 8 - October 15, 2009

  • "Yemen: snapshot of a potential future" -   Waleed Sadi
  • "Isolated no more" -   Brian O'Neill
  • "Yemeni troubles: broad implications" -   Theodore Karasik
Hamas and the Jordan Muslim Brotherhood  

Ed. 36 Vol. 8 - September 17, 2009

  • "Jordan's Brotherhood schism presents a mirror of society" -   Saad Hattar
  • "A hard triangle" -   Oraib Al-Rantawi
  • "Could there be a "dovish" Hamas?" -   Reuven Paz
  • "An Egyptian perception " -   Mohamed Abdel Salam
Syria-Iraq  

Ed. 35 Vol. 8 - September 10, 2009

  • "Anatomy of a botched sabotage " -   Rime Allaf
  • "What next for Syria?" -   David Schenker
  • "Zero conflict with and among the neighbors" -   Mustafa Kibaroglu
  • "Enough is enough" -   Safa A. Hussein
Strategic implications of climate change  

Ed. 34 Vol. 8 - September 03, 2009

  • "Conflict ahead" -   Aharon Zohar
  • "Water as a weapon " - an interview with   Abdel Rahman Tamimi
  • "Water, desertification and weather" -   Theodore Karasik and Sabahat Khan
Egypt-Israel: upgrading strategic relations?  

Ed. 33 Vol. 7 - August 27, 2009

  • "Interests aligning" -   Ashraf Khalil
  • "The elusive alliance" -   Ephraim Sneh
  • "Egypt wants to remain a regional player" - an interview with   Mustafa al-Sawwaf
  • "Overcoming the constraints" -   James A. Larocco
The Lebanon-Israel territorial dispute  

Ed. 32 Vol. 7 - August 20, 2009

  • "Israel between Shebaa and Ghajar" -   Eyal Zisser
  • "Israel should use its leverage " - an interview with   David Welch
  • "The Seven Villages dispute" -   Nicholas Blanford
  • "What's in a track?" -   Joseph Bahout
The Obama approach  

Ed. 31 Vol. 7 - August 13, 2009

  • "An unforgivable mistake" -   Joshua Muravchik
  • "A holistic approach" -   Ghassan Khatib
  • "The communicator's challenge" -   Aluf Benn
  • "Slouching toward Ramallah" -   Mark Perry
The Kurdistan elections  

Ed. 30 Vol. 7 - August 06, 2009

  • "A new architecture for politics in Kurdistan" -   Hiwa Osman
  • "Change is coming, but it needs time" -   Safa A. Hussein
  • "Elections could facilitate Turkish-Kurdish relations" -   Henri J. Barkey
  • "Ramifications for the Kurdistan Region and for Iraq" -   Khaled Salih
The Sixth Fateh Congress and Arab politics  

Ed. 29 Vol. 7 - July 30, 2009

  • "A diaspora left out in the cold" -   Ghada Karmi
  • "Fateh needs more than superficial unity" -   Lamis Andoni
  • "Breathing new life into Fateh" - an interview with  Sufyan Abu Zaida
  • "The end of illusions " -   Oraib Al-Rantawi
Arab normalization gestures to Israel  

Ed. 28 Vol. 7 - July 23, 2009

  • "Let the diplomatic games begin" -   Anouar Boukhars
  • "No normalization under occupation, just do the right thing" -   Akram Baker
  • "The Gulf states already have links with Israel" -   Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi
  • "The US and confidence-building measures" -   Oded Eran
US-Israel relations and the settlements  

Ed. 27 Vol. 7 - July 16, 2009

  • "Obama means what he says" -   Debra DeLee
  • "No decisive shift in US policy " -   Ali Abunimah
  • "Obama's calculations were wrong" -   Amnon Lord
  • "Is a US-Israel clash inevitable under Netanyahu?" -   George Giacaman
The US redeployment from Iraqi cities, II  

Ed. 26 Vol. 7 - July 09, 2009

  • "The implications of America's withdrawal strategy from Iraq" -   Sawsan al-Assaf
  • "Still reason to be worried" -   Khaled Salih
  • "The beginning of the end" -   Bruce Riedel
  • "What does the future hold for Turkey and Iraq?" -   Mustafa Kibaroglu
The US redeployment from Iraqi cities  

Ed. 25 Vol. 7 - July 02, 2009

  • "Taking the wheel, slowly " -   Greg Bruno
  • "Redeployment is only part of a vast mosaic " -   Waleed Sadi
  • "The view from Kurdistan" -   Hiwa Osman
  • "Challenges and opportunities" -   Safa A. Hussein
The events in Iran: Arab reactions  

Ed. 24 Vol. 7 - June 25, 2009

  • "Iran is in crisis; so is the Middle East" -   Gamal A. G. Soltan
  • "Regional political effects, inspiration to opposition forces" -   Riad Kahwaji
  • "Amman maintains calculated stance " -   Rana Sabbagh-Gargour
  • "The dilemma of Arab nationalists" -   Rime Allaf
Iran's elections  

Ed. 23 Vol. 7 - June 18, 2009

  • "Liberty leads the people, even in Tehran " -   Mark Perry
  • "The world must let Iranians solve their domestic problems" -   Saad N. Jawad
  • "A revolutionary situation " -   Yossi Alpher
  • "Historic elections " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
Elections in Lebanon  

Ed. 22 Vol. 7 - June 11, 2009

  • "Outcomes and implications" -   Habib C. Malik
  • "Hizballah's strategic goals remain intact" -   Nicholas Blanford
  • "Prospects for a new government" -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "Lebanon's elections highlight the limits of its political system" -   Emilie Sueur
What happened to al-Qaeda?  

Ed. 21 Vol. 7 - June 04, 2009

  • "Why hasn't al-Qaeda attacked again?" -   Yoram Schweitzer
  • "The terror phase is approaching its end " -   Mohamed Abdel Salam
  • "Exploiting al-Qaeda's vulnerabilities" -   Anouar Boukhars
  • "Al-Qaeda in the crosshairs " -   Greg Bruno
IF Iran gets nuclear weapons  

Ed. 20 Vol. 7 - May 28, 2009

  • "International failure and regional high alert " -   Emily B. Landau
  • "Regional arms race, eventual Arab A-bomb" -   Riad Kahwaji
  • "Nuclear and political policy toward Iran" -   Mahjoob Zweiri
  • "The psychological significance of the Iranian nuclear program " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
US-Israel: the months ahead  

Ed. 19 Vol. 7 - May 21, 2009

  • "Obama's Scandinavian impatience " -   Hanne Foighel
  • "Obama offers little new " -   Ali Abunimah
  • "An alliance revisited?" -   Alon Pinkas
  • "After the summit" -   Ellen Laipson
Israel-Syria or Israel-Palestine  

Ed. 18 Vol. 7 - May 14, 2009

  • "Get off the beaten tracks and back into the matchbox" -   Rime Allaf
  • "Syria-Lebanon first" -   Mara E. Karlin
  • "What are they smoking?" -   Chuck Freilich
  • "The core of the problem" -   Akram Baker
The Durban II conference in Geneva  

Ed. 17 Vol. 7 - May 07, 2009

  • "How Ahmadinezhad helped Israel " -   Rasool Nafisi
  • "Arab peace or Durban war?" -   Gerald M. Steinberg
  • "A bitter and divisive farce" -   Hussein Solomon
  • "Undiplomatic, but substantially correct" -   Waleed Sadi
The emerging US-Iran dynamic  

Ed. 16 Vol. 7 - April 30, 2009

  • "The first 100 days" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Just the beginning" -   Michael Rubin
  • "The answer is always Clausewitz " -   Mark Perry
  • "Where do we go from here?" -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
The Egypt-Hizballah affair  

Ed. 15 Vol. 7 - April 23, 2009

  • "Time to unite against Iran" -   Ephraim Sneh
  • "A public relations bust" - an interview with   Mustafa al-Sawwaf
  • "Sunni-Shi'ite threat to Arab regimes" -   Ferry Biedermann
  • "Egypt strikes back" -   Gamal A. G. Soltan
Obama's initial regional deployment: Turkey  

Ed. 14 Vol. 7 - April 16, 2009

  • "Restoration of US-Turkey relations?" -   Fadi Hakura
  • "Fixing anti-Americanism in Turkey " -   Soner Cagaptay
  • "Converging regional policies" -   Bulent Aras
  • "Aims beyond Turkey " -   Mustafa Kibaroglu
Obama's initial regional deployment: AfPak  

Ed. 13 Vol. 7 - April 02, 2009

  • "Focus on development" - an interview with   Aziz Rafiee
  • "The American surge in "AfPak"" -   Irfan Husain
  • "The key to success in the global war on terror" -   Amin Tarzi
  • "Shifting the goalposts of strategy" -   Jasjit Singh
Obama's initial regional deployment: Israel-Palestine  

Ed. 12 Vol. 7 - March 26, 2009

  • "Did the Obama administration hit the ground running?" -   George Giacaman
  • "A slow start" -   Aluf Benn
  • "Letters. He gets letters " -   Chris Toensing
  • "Obama's promised land" -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
Obama's initial regional deployment: the Levant  

Ed. 11 Vol. 7 - March 19, 2009

  • "Washington and Damascus: a new strategic alignment?" -   Moshe Maoz
  • "Will Obama go beyond the superficial?" -   Karim Makdisi
  • "The good, the bad and the ugly" -   Elias Samo
  • "The China syndrome" -   Mark Perry
Obama's initial regional deployment: Iran and Iraq  

Ed. 10 Vol. 7 - March 12, 2009

  • "Focus on rebuilding a strong Iraqi state" -   Saad N. Jawad
  • "Overtures toward Iran" -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Caution required on both fronts" -   Wayne White
  • "Shifting Washington's strategic focus " -   Waleed Sadi
Turkey's emerging Middle East strategy  

Ed. 9 Vol. 7 - March 05, 2009

  • "Syria and Turkey: A burgeoning courtship" -   Rime Allaf
  • "Miracles or interests: what keeps Turkish-Israeli relations going?" -   Ofra Bengio
  • "A new geographic imagination " -   Bulent Aras
The internet in the Middle East  

Ed. 8 Vol. 7 - February 26, 2009

  • "An ideal medium for a stateless people" -   Ali Abunimah
  • "Social media for social change" -   Esra'a Al Shafei
  • "Internet legislation in the Middle East" -   Tal Pavel
  • "I blog, therefore I am" -   Mona Eltahawy
Gaza: humanitarian issues and the international role  

Ed. 7 Vol. 7 - February 19, 2009

  • "Access needed to address some of Gaza's health needs" -   Laila Baker
  • "International acrobats around Gaza" -   Ezzedine Choukri Fishere
  • "A conflict of the third kind" -   Christian Berger
  • "A call for a robust international presence" -   Nomi Bar-Yaacov
  • "IDF humanitarian coordination" - an interview with   Baruch Spiegel
Arab-Israel relations during and after Gaza  

Ed. 6 Vol. 7 - February 12, 2009

  • "Jordan braces for the worst " -   Saad Hattar
  • "A people not dwelling alone" -   Elie Podeh
  • "Between radicals and authoritarians" -   Anouar Boukhars
  • "Israeli-Egyptian relations " -   Gamal A. G. Soltan
After Gaza: Talking to Hamas  

Ed. 5 Vol. 7 - February 05, 2009

  • "Amman suspends its Hamas flirtation" -   Rana Sabbagh-Gargour
  • "Turkey can persuade Hamas to opt for peace" -   Bulent Aras
  • "Time for a change of western policy" -   Jonathan Steele
  • "Time for new Israeli thinking" -   Asher Susser
After Gaza: Arab unity and disunity  

Ed. 4 Vol. 7 - January 29, 2009

  • "The war exposes Arab divisions" -   Hassan A. Barari
  • "Mubarak is on the wrong side of history" -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
  • "Always divided" - an interview with   Ahmed Yousef
  • "Whom did Israel serve?" -   Michel Nehme
War in Gaza: the regional dimension II  

Ed. 3 Vol. 7 - January 22, 2009

  • "From "land for peace" to "an eye for an eye"" -   Rime Allaf
  • "Egypt's calculations" -   Mohamed Abdel Salam
  • "The Iranian reaction " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Will the smoke of Gaza cloud Turkish-Israeli relations?" -   Mustafa Kibaroglu
War in Gaza: the American dimension  

Ed. 2 Vol. 7 - January 15, 2009

  • "Bombs for Barack" -   Akram Baker
  • "Proving US indispensability " -   Itamar Rabinovich
  • "Israel-Palestine again front and center" -   Danielle Pletka
  • "Questions for Barack Obama" -   Mark Perry
War in Gaza: the regional dimension  

Ed. 1 Vol. 7 - January 08, 2009

  • "Moderate Arabs fear consequences of failed Gaza war " -   Riad Kahwaji
  • "The Egyptian paradox in Gaza " -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
  • "What Gaza means for Lebanon" -   Oussama Safa
  • "Far reaching consequences" -   Waleed Sadi


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