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Reaching a modus vivendi? Foreign Policy Responses toward Allende’s Chile in the United States and West Germany

Posted: January 18, 2017 at 4:21 pm   /   Web Articles

Author Christoph Erber provides a retrospective analysis on the increased emancipation of Bonn’s foreign policy from Washington in the 1970s using West Germany’s foreign policy toward Allende’s Chile as a case study.

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Labor Market Reform in France would Help Ease Muslim – non-Muslim Tension

Posted: December 15, 2016 at 3:45 pm   /   Economics, Web Articles

Author Adam Millsap asserts that the liberalization of labor markets in France and other European countries would address concerns of immigrant assimilation by providing more economic opportunity for immigrants, which would make it easier for them to adjust to their new surroundings. He concludes that labor market liberalization could also provide long-term economic prosperity for all in France.

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The Evolution of FATA Land into a Hub of Terrorism

Posted: December 15, 2016 at 3:12 pm   /   Security, Web Articles

Author Ahmad Shah Katawazai discusses the development of terrorist elements in the largely ungoverned Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) along the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan, describes its implications for regional and international security, and offers policy prescriptions to combat the continued growth of extremism in the FATA.

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Tribalism in Transition: Iraq’s Sunni Tribes Before, During and After the Islamic State – Part II

Posted: November 10, 2016 at 7:17 pm   /   Web Articles

In this two-part series, author Alex Simon discusses the evolution and increasingly fragmented nature of Sunni tribalism in Iraq from the era of Ottoman occupation through the rise of the so-called Islamic State, and its implications for the future of the Iraqi polity.

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Tribalism in Transition: Iraq’s Sunni Tribes Before, During and After the Islamic State – Part I

Posted: November 5, 2016 at 2:40 pm   /   Web Articles

In this two-part series, author Alex Simon discusses the evolution and increasingly fragmented nature of Sunni tribalism in Iraq from the era of Ottoman occupation through the rise of the so-called Islamic State, and its implications for the future of the Iraqi polity.

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