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Analysis and Commentary

Iran's weakened hard-liners crave a US attack

by Larry Diamond, Abbas Milani, Michael McFaulvia Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

From the rhetoric of President Bush to his dispatch of Patriot air-defense systems and a second carrier battle group to the Persian Gulf, there are growing signs that the Bush administration is showing its willingness to solve the Iranian nuclear crisis with a preemptive military attack...

Analysis and Commentary

For or against the next war?

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Opposition to the Iraq war has understandably led to a more generally anti-interventionist climate in Washington...

In the News

Taking Iran Down a Notch

with Abbas Milanivia US News and World Report
Monday, February 5, 2007

The battlefield, so far, remains confined to Iraq...

John Micklethwait

Inside The Economist Magazine

by Peter M. Robinsonwith John Micklethwaitvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, February 5, 2007

From his vantage point as the editor-in-chief of one of the most respected news magazines in the world, John Micklethwait discusses how this 150-year-old “newspaper” maintains its leadership position in the increasing precarious environment of print journalism. Along the way, he offers his job performance evaluation of Tony Blair and George Bush and is challenged to defend his previous assertion that “The conservative movement has become the dominant intellectual force in American politics.” (42:47) Video transcript

Analysis and Commentary

The Reality of Civil War

by Niall Fergusonvia Time Magazine
Monday, February 5, 2007

While supposedly waging a war on terrorism, in reality the U.S. today finds itself embroiled in multiple civil wars: Iraq, Afghanistan and now Somalia...

Analysis and Commentary

Congress must stop an attack on Iran

by Larry Diamondvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, February 5, 2007

Despite anguish and anger over the Bush administration's decision to escalate its failing war in Iraq, Congress is unlikely to cut off funding...

In the News

Mixin' it up

with Abbas Milanivia Orange County Register
Sunday, February 4, 2007

Does President Bush really want to start a fight with Iran or Syria?

Security Lessons from The Israeli Trenches

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Policy Review
Thursday, February 1, 2007

A half-century of counterterrorism

Understanding the Iran Crisis

by Abbas Milani
Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Testimony of Dr. Abbas Milani, Co-Director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Urgency on the Battlefield

by Clark S. Judgevia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Islamism, fascism, and communism are historical bedfellows—co-combatants against democracy in a Hundred Years War that continues today. The place of Iraq and the war on terror in a century of conflict. By Clark S. Judge.