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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.

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01/06/2006 Article

Talking to Hamas

/ Alastair Crooke

Tags: Hamas, Intifada, Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Prospect, June, 2006 Almost no one believes that putting Palestinians on a “diet” will make them more moderate or help to restart a political process

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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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