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November 5, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
Kerry, Rabin, the PLO, and the "Peace Process"

Marking the anniversary of the death of Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin this week, Secretary of State Kerry said this: Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin devoted his life to defending …

October 19, 2015

Israel
Abbas, Hamas, and NIMBY

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas was quick to denounce the violence and arson at Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus. Moreover, he has instructed Palestinian Authority police to prevent a new intifada. But th…

May 5, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
Still the Palestinian Authority Glorifies Terror

It is Israel’s Memorial Day today, a good context in which to note that still now--in 2014, and after months of negotiations led by Secretary of State John Kerry--the Palestinian Authority refuses to…

August 27, 2012

Iran
The Non-Aligned Movement, Iran, and Human Rights

The so-called "Non-Aligned Movement," a relic of Cold War days, is now meeting in Iran. Iran is a dictatorship where freedom of thought, press freedom, academic freedom, and free elections are non-ex…

May 4, 2016

Asia
Play RTX1X4XK_EC.jpg Integrating the Region and Bridging Differences

Experts assess regional opportunities to realize economic integration through trade agreements and infrastructure investment.  

September 30, 2010

Pakistan
CFR’s New Multimedia Crisis Guide Explores Pakistan’s Problems, Future

Beset by devastating floods, increased terror attacks, and political instability, Pakistan’s precarious state is a matter of global concern. “Crisis Guide: Pakistan,” the Council on Foreign Relations…

November 2, 2007

Development
Inequalities in Asia’s Giants

While spiraling economic growth in India and China has lifted millions out of poverty, it has also fueled inequalities within their societies.

September 20, 2012

United States
Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters during a public appearance at an anti-U.S. protest in Beirut's southern suburbs on September 17, 2012 (Hasan Shaaban/Courtesy Reuters). Middle East Matters This Week: Violence, Demonstrations, Evacuations, and Conciliation

Significant Middle East Developments Libya. U.S. deputy secretary of state William Burns flew into Tripoli today to meet with Libyan officials and to attend a ceremony in honor of Ambassador Chris S…

January 12, 2012

United States
Bomb blast Tehran Iranian Scientists and U.S. Targeted Killings

Driving in rush hour traffic yesterday morning in Tehran, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, chemical engineer and department supervisor at the Natanz uranium enrichment plant, was killed. Reportedly, two men on…