Special Reports

Special Reports provide in-depth analysis on a particular topic or issue and provide policy recommendations.

The Sunni Divide: Understanding Politics and Terrorism in the Arab Middle East

Introduction Following the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, a bloody conflict broke out between Iraq’s Sunnis and Shias. This ...

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Abraham Lincoln: Leadership and Democratic Statesmanship in Wartime

Introduction In his recent study of Abraham Lincoln’s wartime leadership, Tried by War, the eminent historian James McPherson writes that ...

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What are We Fighting For? Western Civilization, American Identity, and U.S. Foreign Policy

This January 2009 e-book by James Kurth, FPRI Senior Fellow and Claude Smith Professor of Political Science at Swarthmore College, ...

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Latin America’s Terrorist and Insurgent Groups: History and Status

Radical Islam in the Maghreb – 2005