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Turkey Faces Serious Obstacles in Syria and Iraq

Oct. 26, 2016 Several factors, including Iran, are keeping Turkey from intervening on its southern flank.

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What We’re Reading: Oct. 26, 2016

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Watch List: Oct. 26, 2016

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Wallonia Strikes at Canada

Oct. 25, 2016 How one regional parliament blocked a trade deal for the entire EU.

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Watch List: Oct. 25, 2016

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The Myth of Putin

Oct. 25, 2016 Russia’s appearance of strength is eroding.

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Israeli Strategy and the UNESCO Resolution

Oct. 24, 2016 Israel will need external support to ensure its security in the long run.

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Watch List: Oct. 24, 2016

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Beyond the ‘Model T’ Web

Oct. 24, 2016 Last week’s cyberattack is an indicator of a significant vulnerability.

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Watch List Findings: Oct. 22, 2016

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Iraqi Battlespace

For months, the media has been filled with news of the impending offensive by Iraqi Security Forces – supported by a coalition of Kurdish peshmerga, Sunni tribal militias, Iran-backed Shiite militias and the U.S. – to retake Mosul from the Islamic State. The overture to this battle has finally begun. Offensive forces have started advancing on their battle positions and are now encountering resistance. This resistance will increase exponentially once the fighting moves into purely urban warfare.


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