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Susan Froetschel
YaleGlobal
, 18 December 2014
Governments seek aid for refugees, but want to prevent charitable donations from slipping into extremists' hands
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
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YaleGlobal
, 2 September 2014
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YaleGlobal
, 7 August 2014
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Al Arabiya News
, 17 December 2014
China is the largest trade partner for nine Arab nations
Najmeh Bozorgmehr and Lucy Hornby
Financial Times
, 15 December 2014
But the largest foreign investor in the Iraqi oil sector declines role in international coalition
Niveen Wahish
Al-Ahram Weekly
, 3 December 2014
Danish shippers expect investments and low tolls from Suez and Panama canals
Samyabrata Ray Goswami
The Telegraph
, 2 December 2014
Nations and families cannot trust any who joined the extremist group even for a short while
Keith Johnson
Foreign Policy
, 25 November 2014
Talks on Iran’s nuclear activities are extended for seven months
Julia Amalia Heyer
Spiegel Online
, 19 November 2014
The secular middle class is not immune to extremism
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