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IRAN: SURVEY OF RECENT PROTESTS JANUARY 2018

IRAN: SURVEY OF RECENT PROTESTS JANUARY 2018

Background On December 28, 2017, protests broke out in Mashhad, Iran’s second largest city. Spurred on, according to initial reporting, ... Read More

Palestinian Finance Minister Denies Secret Arafat Accounts, Terrorism Funding

The top finance official on Friday disclosed the Palestinian Authority had more than $600 million in liquid assets but denied ... Read More

Syrians Dissatisfied, Survey Shows

A survey conducted in secret because of a ban finds most of more than 1,000 respondents are unhappy with political ... Read More
The Key to Peace: It’s the Economy, Stupid!

The Key to Peace: It’s the Economy, Stupid!

Development projects focusing on the Gaza Strip may be the best way to get the Palestinians behind the peace process ... Read More
More than guns needed to defeat ISIS

More than guns needed to defeat ISIS

With his core national security team now in place, President Trump is poised to quickly respond to the Pentagon’s recent ... Read More

US military botches online fight against Islamic State

On any given day at MacDill Air Force Base, web crawlers scour social media for potential recruits to the Islamic ... Read More
"Manaf Tlass—Our Man In Syria"

“Manaf Tlass—Our Man In Syria”

Until a few weeks ago, although he had the rank of brigadier general in the Syrian army, 48-year-old Manaf Tlass ... Read More
Syrian Rebel Leader Mustafa al-Sheikh Says Victory Against Assad Not in Sight

Syrian Rebel Leader Mustafa al-Sheikh Says Victory Against Assad Not in Sight

The head of the Free Syrian Army tells Mike Giglio his forces are divided and underfunded, and a major win ... Read More

Syrians want Assad to go.

The cycle of protests followed by increasingly violent military crackdowns in Syria has resulted in approximately 3,000 dead and more ... Read More

Syrian Poll Finds Optimism for Future, but Little Support for Assad

Syrians have little confidence that President Bashar al-Assad’s regime can solve the country’s current problems, although they are optimistic about ... Read More
Arab Spring: Revolutions, Lies, and Intervention

Arab Spring: Revolutions, Lies, and Intervention

In 2011, the United States had its dominance of the Middle East seriously threatened due to massive peaceful protests that ... Read More

Wikileaks Cables Show us Strategy for Regime Change in Syria as Protesters are Massacred

In the aftermath of a massacre in Hama, Syria state media broadcasted images of “burnt, buildings, makeshift barricades and deserted ... Read More

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