Defining Ideas by topic: Islamism and International Order

June 23, 2013

Turkey Between Ataturk and Erdogan

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What role should political Islam play in the country’s future?
June 5, 2013

A Middle Eastern Tinderbox

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Without authoritative U.S. action, a regional war will likely erupt over Syria.
June 4, 2013

Leading From Behind in Syria?

President Obama’s policy of disengagement will likely lead to more conflict in the Middle East.
May 23, 2013

What is Hezbollah?

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The ‘Party of God,’ brought to you from Beirut—or ‘Little Tehran.’
May 16, 2013

Obama’s Iran Gamble

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The Administration thinks it can contain the Islamic Republic, but our intelligence suggests otherwise.
May 2, 2013

Terrorism and The Obama Doctrine

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What is the administration’s position on critical national security questions?
March 28, 2013

Game of Drones

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For a risk-averse, budget-cutting United States, the new technology offers an ideal way forward in the fight against terrorism.
March 20, 2013

The Banality of Evil

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What has become of the perpetrators of murder and genocide in Cambodia, Iraq, and other war-torn regions of the world?
March 6, 2013

The View From Tehran

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In the decades-long confrontation between Iran and the United States, Iran thinks it’s winning.
February 25, 2013

Is the "War on Terror" Lawful?

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The "Authorization to Use Military Force" serves as the primary legal foundation for the ongoing conflict, but it is now obsolete. What should replace it?