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Jillian C. York
Surrounded primarily by well-wired states, Iraq is a bit of an anomaly. While neighboring Jordan, Turkey, Iran, and Saudi Arabia all boast Internet...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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Mohamed Nazzal
In an interview with Al-Akhbar, Lebanon’s Minister of Interior and Municipalities Marwan Charbel blames the rise in crime on a sudden influx of poor...
Friday, April 27, 2012
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Antony Loewenstein
Since the US invasion in 2001, Afghanistan has seen multiple private armies take control of the country’s security sector.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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Afif Diab
The Bourj Hammoud district of Greater Beirut is the capital home to Lebanon’s Armenians, however their presence extends well beyond the city. Al-...
Sunday, April 22, 2012
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Bassem al-Rubayi
Is it a summit or is it a curse? This is the question Iraqis are asking themselves as their daily lives have been turned into a nightmare while...
Thursday, March 29, 2012
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Bassem al-Rubayi
Strict security measures have been imposed on many parts of Baghdad in preparation for the Arab League summit. The gathering is set to be held later...
Monday, March 26, 2012
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Fidaa Itani
The anxiety some people are experiencing over Lebanon’s security is truly strange. There is nothing on the horizon to suggest that there will be any...
Sunday, March 25, 2012
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Bachir Ayoub
The lack of physical and technological security at the Lebanese Ministry of Finance is likely encouraging theft and fraud, a recent audit report...
Monday, February 20, 2012
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Nader Fawz
Ahead of his trip to France, Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati seems on the good books of Paris for his policy towards the Hariri investigation...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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