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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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07/03/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 21 – 28 February 2014

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It seemed irremediable: If we cast back to 2008 and 2009, a small but significant part of the Iranian polity seemed to have cut itself

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01/03/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 14 – 21 February 2014

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There is a new government in Lebanon – though one not yet in possession of a parliamentary vote of confidence, nor indeed a Ministerial Statement

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22/02/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 7 – 14 February 2014

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We seem to have been here many times before. Another “last chance” for a two-state solution; and perhaps the “final” chance for “peace” between Israelis and

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22/02/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 31 January – 7 February 2014

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It is clear that many ‘Emerging Markets’ are suffering from a withdrawal of the short-term funds that were parked with them as a result of

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31/01/2014

Conflicts Forum’s Weekly Comment 17-24 January 2014

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Geneva II: The outcome of the conflict in Syria will affect many things.  It will directly contribute towards shaping the geo-strategic balance in the region; it

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