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How the Debate on rebuilding Syria’s Army Misses the Point

How the Debate on rebuilding Syria’s Army Misses the Point

  The overall plan now, in relation to restructuring and rebuilding Syria’s army for the post-war era, is that the Russians will form a new nucleus for Syria’s armed forces through the regime, while the Turks will form a parallel ...

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The Post-ISIL Mideast: State Power Weakness and the role of Major Global Powers

The Post-ISIL Mideast: State Power Weakness and the role of Major Global Powers

The imminent military defeat of ISIL in Mosul should be turned into a moment, not only of relief, but also of reflection on the reasons that brought the group to existence and on how we can prevent the rebirth of ...

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Libya at the Crossroad: New National Accord or Full-scale Civil War

Libya at the Crossroad:  New National Accord or Full-scale Civil War

On January 11, 2017, Field Commander Khalifa Haftar, the head of the Libyan National Army (LNA), was a guest aboard the Russian aircraft carrier The Admiral Kuznetsov, docked off the Libyan coast at Tobruk, en route from Syria back to ...

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Egypt: The Tale of Two Islands, Two Countries, and a President

Egypt: The Tale of Two Islands, Two Countries, and a President

It remains a riddle to all observers how Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah Al Sissi moved that fast to place himself in the spot where he finds himself now. The Supreme Administrative Court in Cairo ruled that the two islands, Tiran ...

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