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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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01/04/2005 Article

Mint Tea with Terrorists

/ Stephen Grey

Tags: Bush Administration, Dialogue, Hamas, Hezbollah, Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Article posted on New Statesman, April 11, 2005 Osama Hamdan wears an ordinary business suit and hands out an ordinary business card with his e-mail

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01/02/2005 Article

Prospects for Palestinian Security Reform

/ Alastair Crooke

Tags: Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Occupied Territories

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Arab Reform Bulletin, February, 2005 Events since PLO Chairman Arafat’s demise—the unexpectedly smooth transfer of business to a pragmatic leader committed to negotiations and reform,

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10/12/2004 Article

It is Essential to Talk to the ‘Terrorists’

/ Alastair Crooke

Tags: Dialogue, War on terrorism

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The Guardian, December 10, 2004 The rhetoric that we in the west are engaged in “a war on terrorism” is so embedded in our thinking

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01/09/2004 Article

Waving, not Drowning: Strategic Dimensions of Ceasefires and Islamic Movements

/ Alastair Crooke & Beverley Milton-Edwards

Tags: Ceasefires, Hamas, Islamists, Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Security Dialogue, September, 2004 In the arena of ethno-national conflict, the adoption of a ceasefire is regarded as a key trigger for allowing the development

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25/08/2004 Article

Elusive Ingredient: Hamas and the Peace Process

/ Alastair Crooke & Beverley Milton-Edwards

Tags: Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinians

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Journal of Palestine Studies, Summer, 2004 This essay argues that the significant shift in the political power balance in the occupied Palestinian territories toward the

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05/07/2004 Article

Should we Talk to Political Islam?

/ Alastair Crooke & Beverley Milton-Edwards

Tags: Dialogue, Modernity, Political Islam, Secularism

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British Council, July 5, 2004  ‘Don’t be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against, not with the wind.’ Hamilton Wright Mabie First and foremost,

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