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Leonard S. Spector
YaleGlobal
, 18 November 2014
In sorting through Iran’s nuclear supplies, P5+1 must decide how to handle illegally gained materials and equipment
Marc Grossman and Simon Henderson
YaleGlobal
, 22 October 2014
Discontent and chaos in the Middle East are rooted in treaties drafted at the close of World War I
Harold Hongju Koh
YaleGlobal
, 4 September 2014
A maze of domestic and international law complicates how the US fights Islamic State terrorists
Shashank Joshi
YaleGlobal
, 2 September 2014
Sunni-Shia divide complicates US, UK uniting regional coalition to fight Islamic State terrorists
Hakan Altinay
YaleGlobal
, 7 August 2014
Easy win projected for Turkey’s popular prime minister – despite protests against his autocratic style
Carol E. B. Choksy and Jamsheed K. Choksy
YaleGlobal
, 8 July 2014
The Muslim world must enact strict regulation of capital flows to stanch ISIS, shrink recruitment
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Julia Amalia Heyer
Spiegel Online
, 19 November 2014
The secular middle class is not immune to extremism
Con Coughlin
The Telegraph
, 11 November 2014
One writer blames exposure of massive secret US surveillance programs
Hasnain Kazim
Spiegel Online
, 31 October 2014
Terrorists use texts more than 13 centuries old to justify brutality
Rajiv Chandrasekaran
The Washington Post
, 24 October 2014
US will also recruit from refugee camps in Turkey and Jordan
Christiane Hoffmann
Spiegel Online
, 17 October 2014
Too often, the international community finds it must be careful for what it wishes
Alexander Christie-Miller
Newsweek
, 8 October 2014
Refusal to help Kurdish town is aid for the Islamic State
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