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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 77–83.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Jacques Myard © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute PARIS—On Feb. 25, during a trip to Syria with a French parliamentary delegation, I met with Bashar al-Assad. In the delegation with me were three other lawmakers, Socialist Gérard Bapt, center-right senator Jean-Pierre...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 36–37.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Europeans are increasingly afraid of refugees fleeing war and violence in Syria and Iraq. World Policy Journal compares data from eight European countries, and concludes there’s little connection between refugees, crime rates, and xenophobia. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 45–48.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Saliha Ben Ali Journalist Lisa De Bode interviews Saliha Ben Ali, whose son left the family’s home in Belgium four years ago to join a terrorist group in Syria. He was killed a few months later. Since his death, Ben Ali has become an outspoken advocate for parents who fear losing their children...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 84–88.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ellie Geranmayeh Russia and Iran's military and economic ties are stronger than ever, according to Ellie Geranmayeh, a policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Fueled by military cooperation in Syria, resistance to what they consider the U.S.' regime change agenda, and a shared...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 87–91.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Karl E. Meyer Copyright © 2006 World Policy Institute 2006 C#DA Syriana, or The Godfather, Part IV Few countries are at once so officially frigid and yet so compulsively fascinating as Syria. Partly to avoid the many hurdles of applying for a visa, my wife and I joined a British...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 31–42.
Published: 01 June 2001
... in Lebanon Steven N . Simon andJonathan Stevenson The violent clashes between Palestinians Syria and Iran. Armed Hizbullah guerrillas and Israelis in Gaza and the West Bank number no more than a thousand, but the last October, which quickly ripened into wider political organization is several...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 83–91.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with nearly 2 million residents. Sharing its entire 139-mile southern border with Syria, the region has become a violent frontier in the deadliest civil war in recent history. Along Turkey’s south border, four cities—Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Kilis, and Hatay—have deep interactions with the opponents...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 59–67.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the Syria-Turkey border to a new camp, 90 miles away, in Kilis. Guards lounge at Reyhanli’s half-open gates, letting journalists and refugees pass with a nonchalance compounded by exhaustion. Collapsed canvas tents lie in mounds beside their swept-clean concrete beds. Near the gendarme station, children...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Syria Iraq history Arab states sovereignty citizenship CHAOYUE PAN CHAOYUE PAN BEIRUT—Watching television news from the Middle East these days has become a repetitive catalogue of suicide bombings, terror attacks, civil wars, foreign...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 66–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that, but President Ahmadinejad has said he wants to see Israel wiped off the face of the earth. I mean that’s what they’re reacting to. That sounds like an existential threat. Salehi: Yes, but isn’t Israel threatening Iran? WPJ: Let’s talk about Syria, another of your neighbors. You said Iran really...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 70–76.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... At some point later that month, Walid strapped explosives to himself and traveled to a city in a country where he’d never been before to blow himself up. As of October, the Tunisian Ministry of the Interior listed up to 3,000 Tunisian fighters as active within Syria and Iraq, with a further 9,000...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2018
... tiles. She left her home in Ghouta in western Syria in the summer of 2013 with her mother, sister, and two children. Less than a month after they left, the Syrian government struck Ghouta with rockets containing the nerve agent sarin. Hundreds of people—estimates range from 280 to 1,700—died violent...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 55–60.
Published: 01 December 2016
... days in a refugee camp, watching ferryboats come and go from the main port of this Greek island, just 5 miles off the Turkish coast. In July, the 24-year-old Kurd and his family had arrived in a crowded rubber dinghy after a perilous trip across the Aegean Sea. Syria’s civil war had forced them from...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 108–118.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Council (including both Russia and China) plus Germany into the same negotiating room with Iran must be re-mastered to bring an end to the civil war in Syria, allowing all those with a stake in restoring peace and order to that country to move toward some sort of resolution. Only with an end to the civil...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 81–83.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Union once was. With a renewed trust in its military and a willingness to accept economic loss for political gain, Moscow has annexed Crimea, shifted the military balance in Syria, and stoked fears of nuclear conflict. Yet as pleased as the Kremlin must be that it has thrown the U.S. and others off...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 89–95.
Published: 01 December 2016
... proclaiming a new chapter of invigorated cooperation. Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister at the time, Saud El-Faisal, dedicated his closing remarks to disparaging Putin’s note. “[The Russians] talk about the tragedies in Syria while they have been an integral part in the tragedies suffered by the Syrian people...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... women. “I’m called on to opine on everything from Syria to Siberia,” quips FPI’s founding board member Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and CEO of the New America Foundation. “It’s as though they don’t know of any other women.” But there’s a second, far more insidious barrier that prevents women from...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 25–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Agency (CIA ) captured Talaat Fouad release, the Syrian ambassador to the United Qassem, a key leader and spokesman of al- States, Imad Moustapha, declared that Syria Gamaa al-Islamiya, an Egyptian armed Is­ had found no evidence of Arar’s complicity lamist group, in Croatia. Later, Qassem dis­...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 63–76.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to a declaration of independence from Baghdad. Eventually, a popular revolt inside Syria would push Maliki into a deeper embrace of Iran, convinced he needed his Shiite neighbor’s treacherous involvement as a check on Sunni competitors in Iraq and their supporters in Saudi Arabia and Turkey. In short...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... It was a sima, a had tried and failed to cross from Syria sign of intense piety, acquired by kneeling into Iraq at the time of the U.S. invasion. and bowing forward, placing the forehead He and his friends then decided to attack on the floor in prayer. One of the prisoners Americans training...