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18/04/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 4 – 11 April 2014

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In the sense that the outcome to P5+1 negotiations with Iran will mark a key inflection point for the Middle East – one way or

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13/04/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 28 March – 4 April 2014

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We noted last week that President Obama’s key Middle East foreign policy issues had turned suddenly sour – on the eve of President Obama and

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05/04/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 21 – 28 March 2014

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It has been a week in which President Obama’s foreign policy initiatives have turned sour; and to make it worse, they seem all to have

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29/03/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 14 – 21 March 2014

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A well-connected colleague (based in Washington) notes: ”Regarding Syria, US attention has dropped precipitately, with the result that US intelligence analysts are warning that Assad is making military

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21/03/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 7 – 14 March 2014

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The stress and turmoil affecting the centre of the Sunni world is pulling other members of the GCC into its vortex. The political grouping, the

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14/03/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 28 Feb – 7 March 2014

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The stress and turmoil affecting the centre of the Sunni world is pulling other members of the GCC into its vortex. The political grouping, the

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