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  • 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

  • 1:26:00 What's Next for Pakistan's New Government?

    What's Next for Pakistan's New Government?

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    What's Next for Pakistan's New Government?On May 11, Pakistanis turned out to the polls in record numbers to vote in a momentous election: the country's first transition from one democratically elected government to another. The party of former two-time p

  • 1:20:07 Fortress Israel

    Fortress Israel

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    Fortress IsraelAs footage of rocket attacks in Israel and Gaza once again fill television screens around world, we are reminded of how flammable the Israeli/Palestinian issue remains today. Former New York Times Chief Correspondent Patrick Tyler argues in

  • 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

  • 1:29:53 America's Indefinitely Detained

    America's Indefinitely Detained

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    America's Indefinitely DetainedJanuary 11, 2013 will mark 11 years since the United States opened the Guantánamo Bay Detention Center. Almost 800 suspected militants have been held at the prison in that time. Despite the White House's refrain that the adm

  • 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

  • 1:31:36 Talking to Terrorists

    Talking to Terrorists

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    Talking to TerroristsSince September 11, we have struggled to determine why individuals become radicalized by certain ideas and eventually engage in terrorism. Despite the amount of research into this issue, no one has identified a concrete explanation fo

  • 1:35:04 The U.S. and the Greater Middle East Election 2012: The National Security Agenda

    The U.S. and the Greater Middle East Election 2012: The National Security Agenda

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    The U.S. and the Greater Middle EastElection 2012: The National Security AgendaOn Tuesday, July 17, the New America Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Center for a New American Security held an in-depth discussion of the opportunities

  • 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

  • 1:29:56 Jihad and Politics in North Africa

    Jihad and Politics in North Africa

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    Jihad and Politics in North AfricaFrench intervention in Mali earlier this year quickly dislodged insurgents from their strongholds in the northern part of the country, but even before victory had been secured, Paris began making moves to bring its troops

  • 1:42:56 Is Al-Qaeda Defeated? An Experts' Debate

    Is Al-Qaeda Defeated? An Experts' Debate

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    Is Al-Qaeda Defeated? An Experts' DebateIn Collaboration with the Foundation for Defense of DemocraciesWhile some counterterrorism analysts and officials say that U.S. military efforts over the past 11 years have resulted in the defeat of al-Qaeda, others

  • 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

  • 1:35:37 Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics, and Religion

    Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics, and Religion

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    Talibanistan:Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics, and ReligionThe longest war the United States has ever fought is the ongoing war in Afghanistan. But when refer to "Afghanistan," we really mean a conflict that straddles the border with Pakis

  • 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

  • 35:46 That's Debatable: Can We Call Iraq a Success?

    That's Debatable: Can We Call Iraq a Success?

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    That's Debatable: Can We Call Iraq a Success?

  • 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

  • 1:52:46 Drone Wars: Counterterrorism and Human Rights

    Drone Wars: Counterterrorism and Human Rights

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    Drone Wars: Counterterrorism and Human RightsIn Collaboration with the American Society of International LawOn March 15, Ben Emmerson, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counterterrorism, released a statement that categorically declared the CIA

  • 1:33:36 Talking to the Taliban

    Talking to the Taliban

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    Talking to the TalibanThe New America Foundation's National Security Studies Program held a conversation with award-winning author Anatol Lieven. He discussed his talks in July with figures close to the Taliban and the views they expressed on the contours

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