Twenty-Five Years Since the First Gulf War (Fall 2015)

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    Israel-GCC Ties

    Simon Henderson Fall 2015
    How does one write 2,000 words about links between Israel and the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council, which no official of...

    “Nothing Has Happened That We Can’t Fix”

    inFOCUS: Was the First Gulf War the peak of the Reagan Revolution? We had Reagan's foreign policy and the defense buildup in the 1980s,...

    Gulf War Established Pattern in U.S.-Israel Relations

    Lenny Ben-David Fall 2015
    We watched as the Iraqi Scud missile passed high over our heads in Jerusalem during the Gulf War. I won the squad's bet after...

    Sino-Gulf Relations: From Energy to Strategic Partners

    Cui Shoujun Fall 2015
    Energy policy is typically viewed as the nexus of China's booming relations with Persian Gulf countries. China's energy security is linked directly to its...

    Russia and Saudi Arabia: Bridging the Gulf

    Brandon Friedman Fall 2015
    In late March 2015, Jamal al-Khashoggi, a well-connected Saudi journalist, wrote that Saudi Arabia could no longer bear Iran's policy of regional expansion and...

    Minorities in the Muslim World

    Harold Rhode Fall 2015
    How does Islam understand the concept of non-Muslims or "different" Muslims? Do Sunnis believe non-Sunni Muslims have rights equal to Sunnis? Is there one...

    Tehran’s Strategy: Isolating and Bypassing Israel

    Ali Alfoneh Fall 2015
    In the course of the past thirty-six years, the Islamic Republic of Iran has demonstrated a curious mixture of ideological zeal and pragmatism in...

    Balkan Ghosts

    Shoshana Bryen Fall 2015
    How Do You Divide Up the Past? Why go back and read a book whose locus is outside the Middle East/Persian Gulf region and written...

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