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17/02/2018 Article

Putin’s Grand Bargain to Israel: Can Israel Digest It?

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Alastair Crooke, Strategic Culture Organisation, 17 Feb 2018 “Israel is climbing up a high horse,” Alex Fishman (the veteran Israeli Defence Correspondent) wrote in the

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Challenging perspectives on Islamism and politics in the Middle East

Conflicts Forum aims to shift Western opinion towards a deeper, less compartmentalised understanding of Islam and the Middle East.
By examining problems in terms of differences of thinking, language and intellectual and metaphysical traditions, we attempt to frame differences as more than simple struggles for power. Although not a particular focus of our work, reconciliation is sometimes an outcome of what we do.
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06/05/2006 Interview

Theedrinken met Terroristen

Tags: Hamas, Hezbollah

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Alastair Crooke interviewed by VRIJ Nederland, May, 2006 (Dutch) Het WRR-pleidooi voor een dialoog met Hamas en Hezbollah werd door Nederlandse politici met hoon overladen.

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01/04/2006 Article

How to Lose the War on Terrorism:
II. Handing Victory to the Extremists

/ Mark Perry & Alastair Crooke

Tags: Bush Administration, Dialogue, Hamas, Hezbollah, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Political Islam, War on terrorism

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Asia Times, April 1, 2006 After the writers of this article and our colleagues visited the Middle East for talks with some of the leaders

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31/03/2006 Article

How to Lose the War on Terrorism:
I. Talking With the ‘Terrorists’

/ Mark Perry & Alastair Crooke

Tags: Bush Administration, Dialogue, Hamas, Hezbollah, Middle East, Political Islam, War in Iraq, War on terrorism

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Part one: Asia Times, March 31, 2006 Seventy-two hours before the Iraqi people voted on a new parliament, on December 12, 2005, we were told

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23/03/2006 Article

Back to 1967

/ Alastair Crooke

Tags: Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinians

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Prospect, March 23, 2006 On the face of it, the Hamas refusal to recognise Israel seems perverse: plainly Israel ‘exists.’ Tel Aviv is a large

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02/03/2006 Article

Let Them Starve

/ Mark Perry

Tags: Gaza, Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Occupied Territories, Palestinians

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Bitterlemons, March 2, 2006 In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the US government put in place sweeping new laws and regulations “aimed at identifying

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01/03/2006 Article

Intolerable disappointment

/ Alastair Crooke

Tags: Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Occupied Territories

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The World Today, March, 2006 James davies wrote in the American Sociological Review in 1962 that what provokes a people to take down its government

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