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Russia. The June 23rd Mutiny: Yevgeny Prigozhin and the Wagner Group Israel. Amending the Anti-Discrimination Act gives License to Generic Discrimination against entire groups Black Antisemitism in America : From Malcolm X to Black Lives Matter How will the corona pandemic affect the Middle East? "The Chinese development model", a Supreme Positive Example for Egypt’s Reform Program Barcelona : Is Islam ''a religion of peace''? A Historic Bombshell: Britain Leaves the European Union France: Academics and Journalists who Criticize Islam Need Police Protection The Dragon’s Tail at the Horn of Africa: A Chinese Military Logistics Facility in Djibouti Israel, the West, and the Migration Challenge Will the US Criminalize Free Speech ? The Slaughter in Paris: Motives and Implications The Refugee Crisis : a different view. The Arab States and the refugees One Year since the Establishment of the Islamic State: Al-Baghdadi’s Successful Gamble, Thus Far Confronting Spontaneous Terrorist Attacks Europe vs. Hizbollah's Military Wing The Revolution in Egypt: Recommendations for Israel All in the Family: The Changing of the Guard in Qatar Canada. Troubling new anti-terror provisions pass into law The United States and Israel: A Shared Strategy for the Challenges of the Middle East The Russian Fleet in the Mediterranean: Exercise or Military Operation? With Resolve, Good Judgment and Deliberate Speed Inspired by the "Arab Spring": Saudi Arabia's Volatile Shiite Minority Turkey: The PKK and a Kurdish Settlement Changes in the Balance of Power in Egypt Syria’s Chemical Weapons: A Risk Assessment Syria. The Opposition threatened from within Egypt and Iran: Will the Two Walk Together? Will the tragedy in Toulouse unite France? Lebanon’s Palestinian Dilemma: The Struggle over Nahr al-Bared Myanmar: A New Peace Initiative The Syrian crisis enters its most dangerous stage Yemen. The risk of a full-scale civil war What’s in store for US-Pakistan relations post-bin Laden? Non-violence, key for change in Egypt Is this the start of an Arab renaissance? Egypt’s Copts increasing bitterness is fast becoming politicised Wikileaks confirms growing threat posed by rogue states Cementing deals with the insurgents will not help Afghans African Union peacekeepers, especially in Somalia, ill-equipped for task Iran to Sell Defence Equipment to Bolivia Measures needed to stop Islamist radicalization in Canadian prisons Indonesia. An area that needs more attention: the regulation of the popular “airsoft” guns Israeli-Lebanese border: Tensions are mounting Indonesia. The jihadi project has failed Flotilla Attack. Policy toward Gaza in need of urgent thorough re-examination Kosovo. International community must fight corruption War Crimes in Sri Lanka. An international inquiry is essential Thailand. The political system has broken down: What should be done now Somalia’s Puntland State to Strengthen Anti-Piracy Operations Haiti UN Conference. To make reconstruction work, the process must uphold democracy Sudan. A legal environment for free elections does not exist Iran Nuclear Impasse. Beijing would negotiate for weak sanctions China reacts Strongly to US-Taiwan Multi-Billion Dollar Arms Deal Middle Eastern Terrorist Groups and Criminal Activity Six actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated and none improved Colombia. Four more years of Uribe’s rule would weaken democratic institutions U.S. looking for evidence that Syria is prepared to cooperate A productive process is needed in US-Syria relations Central Asia. Tough policy on political Islam increases violence Vietnam Releases White Paper on National Defence US-built fighter aircraft operating next to Chinese combat jets Top U.S. Political and Military Leaders Spell Out Obama's Strategy Somaliland. Politicians must uphold the constitution and abide by electoral laws Afghanistan. Obama announces surge of 30,000 troops and beginning of pull-out in 2011 The UN should hand over formal control of the Timor-Leste police Indonesia intends to buy 96 additional patrol boats Afghanistan. Institutions facing Credibility Crisis International Community must stay committed to Anti-Piracy Mission Palestine: Fatah needs to review its agenda, modes of action and political alliances Venezuela. Chavez has abandoned democratic principles China does not want North Korea to have nuclear weapons Afghanistan. Widespread fraud deeply undermined the credibility of Karzai’s government Piracy off the Somali coast resumes after Monsoon intermezzo Pakistan. Military operation in South Waziristan unlikely to succeed without political reforms Guinea. Risk of a civil war China’s Leap in Unmanned Aircraft Development Assessing the Iranian Missile Threat US Senate approves $325.6 billion FY2010 defence budget Nagorno-Karabakh. Status Quo Increasingly Untenable France, Largest World Arms Exporter Iraq. Arabs and Kurds must urgently agree to a power-sharing deal Obama to restructure anti-ballistic missile shield in Europe Battle for Rafale Are we losing the public opinion war? Nepal's Deteriorating Political Situation Israeli Settlements and the Increasing Role of the Religious Right Sudan: International partners should increase Pressure on the NCP Congo: A Comprehensive Strategy to Disarm the FDLR Iraq. Increasing Tensions Between Kurdistan Authorities and Baghdad Federal Government Regional Tensions will intensify if UN and OSCE Missions leave Georgia Thailand. Bangkok Government needs to refocus Attention in the South North Korea. UN Security Council Resolution should be accompanied by Strong Measures, says International Crisis Group Lebanon’s Elections. Foreign powers should recognise the Legitimacy of Results U.S.-Iranian Engagement: The View from Tehran World Conflicts: No improvements Yemen: Defusing the Saada Time Bomb Indonesia: How Radicalisation takes Place