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  • 1:23:16 After the Arab Uprisings

    After the Arab Uprisings

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    After the Arab UprisingsAn Update on the Economic Outlook for the Middle East&North AfricaTwo years after the Arab uprisings began, many countries in the Middle East and North Africa are undergoing complex political, social and economic transformations. A

  • 1:22:55 Talking to the Taliban: Hope Over History?

    Talking to the Taliban: Hope Over History?

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    Talking to the Taliban:Hope Over History?On June 18, the Taliban officially opened a political office in Doha, Qatar for the purpose of conducting peace talks with the U.S. and Afghan governments. But as this one last attempt is made to strike a deal, his

  • 1:27:11 Out of the Mountains

    Out of the Mountains

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    Out of the MountainsOver the past 12 years, the NATO campaign in Afghanistan has been primarily defined by the guerrilla nature of the war and the challenges it has posed to more conventional military forces. But irregular warfare is not limited to Afghan

  • 1:30:36 The Odessa Network

    The Odessa Network

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    The Odessa NetworkEvery year, billions of dollars of Russian and Ukrainian weapons flow into conflict zones and sanctioned states around the world. But while pundits examine the political and military impacts of these arms transfer, no one has asked the b

  • 1:24:11 Treasury's War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare

    Treasury's War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare

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    Treasury's War:The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial WarfareOver the past decade, America has quietly and successfully waged a new kind of war against the financial networks of terrorist groups, rogue regimes, proliferators, and criminal syndicates. A

  • 1:28:00 The Terrorist's Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

    The Terrorist's Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

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    The Terrorist's Dilemma:Managing Violent Covert OrganizationsSince 9/11, terrorism experts have sought to understand the way militant organizations work, often through the personalities of the men who lead them, but what about the groups themselves? How d

  • 1:34:19 The Way Forward in Afghanistan: Embracing Opportunity in the Midst of Transition

    The Way Forward in Afghanistan: Embracing Opportunity in the Midst of Transition

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    The Way Forward in Afghanistan:Embracing Opportunity in the Midst of TransitionSince 2001, the United States has been heavily engaged in Afghanistan. The failures of this effort have been well documented, but what has often been overlooked are the immense

  • 1:21:06 Jihad Joe: Americans Who Go to War in the Name of Islam

    Jihad Joe: Americans Who Go to War in the Name of Islam

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    Jihad Joe:Americans Who Go to War in the Name of IslamKenyan authorities recently alleged that Khattab al-Kene, a Somali-American, was one of several gunmen who attacked shoppers at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya last month. Al-Shabaab, a So

  • 1:21:28 Afghanistan: A Distant War

    Afghanistan: A Distant War

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    Afghanistan: A Distant WarRenowned photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has been publishing photographs from Afghanistan since 1988, when he accompanied a group of mujahideen fighters across the border from Pakistan. The remarkable images he has captured br

  • 1:38:35 The National Security Agenda

    The National Security Agenda

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    The National Security Agenda:Foreign Policy Challenges in Obama's Second TermThe New America Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Center for a New American Security hosted an in-depth discussion on the foreign policy challenges faced by

  • 1:22:13 GOLIATH: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel

    GOLIATH: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel

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    In his new book, GOLIATH: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine. Based on four yea

  • 1:02:44 Blinking Red: Crisis and Compromise in American Intelligence After

    Blinking Red: Crisis and Compromise in American Intelligence After

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    Blinking Red:Crisis and Compromise in American Intelligence AfterA former senior White Office and Congressional official, Michael Allen provides readers of his new book, BLINKING RED: Crisis and Compromise in American Intelligence After 9/11, with an insi

  • 1:24:52 Regional Connectivity in South-Central Asia

    Regional Connectivity in South-Central Asia

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    Regional Connectivity in South-Central AsiaThe South-Central Asian region has experienced important changes in the last decade, but anxieties related to the security of post-2014 Afghanistan have obscured how growing communication links, as well as road a

  • 1:30:23 Battlefield Earth: Reassessing U.S. Responses to Terrorist Threats

    Battlefield Earth: Reassessing U.S. Responses to Terrorist Threats

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    Battlefield Earth:Reassessing U.S. Responses to Terrorist ThreatsIn collaboration with Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.In 2001, the U.S. Congress authorized the president to use "all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or p

  • 1:27:02 Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God

    Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God

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    Hezbollah:The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of GodHezbollah -- Lebanon's "Party of God" -- is a multifaceted organization: it is a powerful political party in Lebanon, a Shia Islam religious and social movement, Lebanon's largest militia, a close al

  • 1:05:32 Churchill's First War: Young Winston at War with the Afghans

    Churchill's First War: Young Winston at War with the Afghans

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    For more than a decade, the United States has been engaged in a war in Afghanistan, fighting the forces of terrorism. Over a century ago a similar story played out there as British troops fought a vicious frontier war against Pashtun tribesmen. These trib

  • 1:24:51 Surge: An Insider's Account of the Controversial Strategy that Changed the Outcome of the Iraq War

    Surge: An Insider's Account of the Controversial Strategy that Changed the Outcome of the Iraq War

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    SurgeAn Insider's Account of the Controversial Strategy that Changed the Outcome of the Iraq WarIn 2007, President George W. Bush announced his plan to send more than 20,000 additional troops into Iraq, a highly contested campaign designed to stem out-of-

  • 1:19:48 Afghanistan Development Goals: 2014 and Beyond

    Afghanistan Development Goals: 2014 and Beyond

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    The drawdown of American troops in Afghanistan, together with the forming of a new Government of Afghanistan following the upcoming elections scheduled for this April, will present new challenges for the United States in how it can most effectively delive

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