Thursday, March 25, 2010
A victory for Iran?
In the short term, anti-western forces both inside and outside Iraq can smile.
The game is not over
Safa A. Hussein
If all four blocs form a government, this could ease tensions with Saudi Arabia.
Turbulence at the exits
The political turbulence following the March 7 vote--and the wave of violence that punctuated it--illustrates just how long the road for Iraq truly is.
Building a state on a sectarian, ethnic and quota basis
Sectarianism will almost certainly ensure that Iraq's major cities again witness an increase in violence.
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Recent roundtable topics:
The Arab League and Palestinian-Israeli proximity talks Ed. 7 Vol. 8 - March 11, 2010
* "All that is needed at this time is public Arab support" - Daoud Kuttab
* "High probability of failure" - Shlomo Brom
* "Reverse engagement" - Rime Allaf
The Mabhouh assassination in Dubai Ed. 6 Vol. 8 - March 01, 2010
* "Israel must be held accountable" - Ghassan Khatib
* "A brilliant blunder" - Josef Joffe
* "Hypocrisy" - Yossi Alpher
* "A scandal for Israeli intelligence" - an interview with Mustafa Alani
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