Tag Archives: Saddam Hussein

Battling ISIS and the Six Lessons of Vietnam

Eerie similarities between the United States’ defeat in Vietnam and early stages of conflict in Iraq and Syria.

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Selective Morality and Syria

A case against a U.S. attack in Syria — and a path forward.

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Mr. Bremer’s Shades of Grey

If a black-or-white political culture is grounds for sending in U.S. troops, then few countries require an invasion more urgently than the United States.

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How Qaddafi Mastered the Globalization Game

What has enabled Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi to weather North Africa's tsunami of popular revolutions?

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Iran’s Mullahs, Money and Militias

How does Iran exert its influence in the Middle East?

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Learning from Russia’s Mistakes in Afghanistan

What can the world learn from the Soviet experience in Afghanistan?

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The Future of the Middle East

How has the Middle East changed over the last decade — and what does the future hold for the region?

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Dateline Burma: Monks, Not Bombs, a Revolution Make

Is an inverted tin cup a more potent trigger for democracy than any airforce?

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The Iraq War and Academia’s Faustian Pact

How have warnings of geopolitical chaos in Iraq proven prescient?

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Why Nobody Cares About Iraq

Are most countries involved in Iraq acting solely out of self-interest?

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