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America’s Technology and Sanctions War Will End, by Bifurcating the Global Economy

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Alastair Crooke, Strategic Culture Foundation, 18 Dec 2018 “The true reason behind the US-China ‘trade’ war has little to do with actual trade … What

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Conflicts Forum is a small consultancy that works on geo-political and geo-financial developments as they relate to the Middle East.

Conflicts Forum's work combines a unique blend of strategic perspective with experienced political know-how. CF acts as a vanguard forum for deep geo-strategic thinking and for making available differing perspectives on sensitive issues, drawn from a wide range of sources. CF aims to 'interpret’ events and political developments, and to set them in geo-strategic and geo-financial contexts.
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WATCH: U.S. ambassador to Israel David Friedman takes a 10 pounds hammer and breaks open a tunnel which runs under the Palestinian village of Silwan to the old city of Jerusalem. This happens at a settlers organisation event with Sara Netanyahu and Sheldon Adelson at his side pic.twitter.com/oeju5NIH7M Retweeted by Conflicts Forum

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14/07/2006 Interview

The Rules of the Game

Tags: Hezbollah, Israel-Hezbollah war, Lebanon

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Mark Perry interviewed by Laura Rozen, The American Prospect, July 14, 2006 Mark Perry is co-director of the Conflicts Forum, a Beirut-based nongovernmental organization that

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01/07/2006 Interview

Interview with Alastair Crooke

Tags: Political Islam

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Sarah Stewart, The Middle East in London, July-August, 2006 Sarah Stewart: How did you become involved in the Middle East and how did this lead

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08/06/2006 Article

How to Lose the War on Terrorism:
V. The Politics of Indignation

/ Mark Perry & Alastair Crooke

Tags: Al Qaeda, Bush Administration, Neocons, Political Islam, Salafism, War on terrorism

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Asia Times, June 8, 2006 The foundational belief of the “war on terrorism” is that militant Islam is hollow. We are not fighting a credible

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06/06/2006 Article

How to Lose the War on Terrorism:
IV. Acts of Faith

/ Mark Perry & Alastair Crooke

Tags: Bush Administration, Neocons, Political Islam, Salafism

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Asia Times, June 6, 2006 That talking and listening would now seem so difficult is not the result of some inherent inability of differing cultures

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03/06/2006 Article

How to Lose the War on Terrorism:
III. An Exchange of Narratives

/ Mark Perry & Alastair Crooke

Tags: Dialogue, Hezbollah, Political Islam, War on terrorism

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Asia Times, June 3, 2006 There was a time in the immediate aftermath of September 11, 2001, when Western intellectuals debated the meaning of the

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01/06/2006 Article

Defend the NPT

/ Alastair Crooke

Tags: Iran, NPT

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Prospect, June, 2006 The struggle with Iran over nuclear issues is usually portrayed in the west as a reasonable effort to force Iran to comply

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