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The Iran Nuclear Deal: Still Reasonable Causes for Concern?

Rens Lee ·

The thinking behind the much-discussed Iran nuclear deal reflects broad foreign policy considerations — the expectation that better relations with Iran will reduce the threat of war in the Middle East, contribute to the fight against ISIS, and advance a peace settlement in Afghanistan. But how good is the deal as a nuclear agreement? Will it really prevent Iran, now defined as a nuclear threshold...

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Blurring Borders: National, Subnational, and Regional Orders in East Asia

Jacques deLisle ·

A Conference Report On June 1, 2015, FPRI’s Asia Program, in partnership with the Asia Program and the Kissinger Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, convened a full-day conference on “Blurring Borders: National, Subnational, and Regional Orders in East Asia.”

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Iran, Radioisotopes, & the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

John R. Haines ·

"Whether or not what you do has the effect you want, it will have three at least you never expected, and one of those usually unpleasant."[1] – Robert  Jordan ________________________________

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How Extreme are the Extremists? Pankisi Gorge as a Case Study

Michael Cecire ·

It’s known as Georgia’s highland petri dish for extremism and a microcosm of Islamist militant recruitment, but Georgia's Pankisi Gorge appears to be an example of steady foreign fighter flow in the absence of significant domestic radicalization. Instead, certain factors – Pankisi’s improbably high militant production, small population, limited Salafist penetration, intense rural poverty, the...

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