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Analysis and Commentary

The Global Network Has Become Dangerously Unstable

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, February 20, 2017

The world today is like a giant network on the verge of a cataclysmic outage.

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A Two-State Solution For The West Bank?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Monday, February 20, 2017

The Trump administration may want to broker a new deal, but insuperable obstacles stand in the way. 

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In the News

Experts: Supporting Israeli Sovereignty In Golan Could Enhance Middle East Stability

quoting Peter Berkowitzvia The Tower
Sunday, February 19, 2017

Legal scholar Peter Berkowitz, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, argued in RealClearPolitics in February 2016 that Israel's possession of the Golan was “lawful and just” and should be supported by the United States and the international community.

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Analysis and Commentary

The UAE's Nuclear Push

by Yoel Guzanskyvia Foreign Affairs
Sunday, February 19, 2017

And the potential fallout for the Middle East.

In the News

Miranda Devine: We Cannot Be Paying For Junkets For Sharia Law Apologists

quoting Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Herald Sun (Australia)
Saturday, February 18, 2017

And as Somali-born author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who is calling for a reform of Islam, points out: “As a moral and legal code, sharia law is among the most dehumanising, demeaning and degrading for women ever devised by man.”

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Hirsi Ali Reads The Koran To Yassmin

quoting Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Herald Sun (Australia)
Friday, February 17, 2017

Muslim apologist and ABC host Yassmin Abdel-Magied must have kept her eyes wide shut when Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's department unaccountably sent her to tour hard-line Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Analysis and Commentary

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Sharia?

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Australian
Friday, February 17, 2017

[Subscription Required] Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford, and the founder of the AHA Foundation, which exists to protect women and girls ...

In the News

As Leaks Multiply, Fears Of A ‘Deep State’ In America

quoting Amy Zegartvia The New York Times
Thursday, February 16, 2017

A wave of leaks from government officials has hobbled the Trump administration, leading some to draw comparisons to countries like Egypt, Turkey and Pakistan, where shadowy networks within government bureaucracies, often referred to as “deep states,” undermine and coerce elected governments.

In the News

Muslim Refugee

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Point of View
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali begins her commentary with these words: “I was a Muslim refugee once. I know what it’s like.” She was en route to Canada to consummate a marriage arranged against her will by her father. At the Frankfurt Airport, she fled to the Netherlands. There she learned Dutch and received a master’s degree in political science before coming to America.

Analysis and Commentary

Turnaround In Saudi-Iranian Relations?

by Yoel Guzanskyvia The Institute for National Security Studies
Thursday, February 16, 2017

There are growing indications that efforts to reduce the tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia are underway. The most recent one was the arrival of the Kuwaiti foreign minister in Tehran on January 25, 2017 for a meeting with the Iranian president. 

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