Monday, January 25, 2021

Politics

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart.

بعد عام على حكمه، على سلطان عُمان إعادة التفاوض في العقد الاجتماعي القائم ومنح...

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من المتوقّع أن ينفد احتياطي النفط والغاز في عُمان في غضون أقلّ من عقدَين، وهذا تقدير يطرح إشكالية كبيرة. فالهيدروكربون، الذي يشكّل أهمّ...

UN engagement with nonstate armed groups for the sake of peace: Driving without a...

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The United Nations was established to prevent wars between states. Today, conflicts usually erupt inside states, rather than between states, often exacerbated by...

Key trends to watch in 2021

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The January 6 Capitol protests that became an insurrection painfully highlighted how the white supremacist movement is intermingled with anti-government extremists, conspiracy theorists,...

Want global stability? Modify the U.S. approach to dealing with nonstate armed actors

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Once the Biden administration enters office, it will begin implementing the first U.S. “Strategy to Prevent Conflict and Promote Stability,” released on December...

The key trends to watch this year on nonstate armed actors

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As the international system experiences a multifaceted rearrangement of power distribution and modes of governance, challenges emanating from state actors like China and...

How Iraq’s economic crisis affects its traditional and non-traditional security sector

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As Iraq enters 2021, an economic crisis looms on the horizon, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the drop in oil prices. For...

China’s international law enforcement drive

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China’s sprawling domestic security apparatus received significant attention over the past year, as brutal police crackdowns in Hong Kong and an expanding digital...

Terrorism in Pakistan has declined, but the underlying roots of extremism remain

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According to the South Asia Terrorism Portal, Pakistan saw 319 terrorism-related incidents in 2020, and 169 associated deaths of civilians. That represents a...

The wicked problem of drug trafficking in the Western Hemisphere

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How to address the ongoing threat of illegal drug use in the United States remains a persistent challenge. The activities of increasingly sophisticated...

In Afghanistan, different priorities means vastly different policies

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The incoming Biden administration will need to quickly grapple with fundamental decisions about its Afghanistan policy. As I wrote separately, the choices it...

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