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  1. The global resource grab

    Jun Borras, Maryann Manahan, Yao Graham
    30 June 2011
    Multi-media

    Worsening climate change and the emergence of new economic powers is leading to a renewed scramble for resources, with negative consequences for many impoverished communities.

  2. Turkey, the Region, and the West after the Elections

    Richard Falk, Hilal Elver
    29 June 2011
    Article

    American newspapers lead the new angle of biased critisim on Turkey. Such a shame because Ankara has proven to be an independant regional influence in the Middle East, with its own brand of soft power diplomacy.

  3. Obama offers token troop withdrawals in Afghanistan while maintaining "war on terror” mindset

    Phyllis Bennis
    23 June 2011
    Article

    President Obama passed up an opportunity to end the war in Afghanistan and respect the views of the vast majority of the American people.

  4. Understanding the Arab Spring

    Kamil Mahdi, Phyllis Bennis, Ben Hayes, Salwa Ismail, Shaheer George, Mehdi Lalou, Yao Graham
    21 June 2011
    Multi-media

    Middle East scholars join TNI fellows in a unique and fascinating discussion of the context of the democracy uprisings in the Middle East and the way it may shape the region for future generations.

  5. Statewatching Europe

    25 June 2011 - Event
  6. Ten Years after 9/11

    29 June 2011 - Event
  7. The Emerging Geo-Strategic Landscape in Central Asia

    Ross Eventon
    15 June 2011
    Article

    Recent developments in Afghanistan suggest the New Great Game is intensifying in Central Asia.

  8. A Shameless Secretary General versus Freedom Flotilla 2

    Richard Falk
    09 June 2011
    Article

    A year after Israel's violent attack on the first aid flotilla, it has failed to keep its promise to end the blockade of Gaza, where the humanitarian crisis continues to worsen. The second flotilla planned this year will again try to ease conditions, amid the failure of political actors to bring any real change to the situation.

  9. Can Democracy Activists Undo US and IMF Damage?

    Patrick Bond
    02 June 2011
    Article

    Obama's speech on the Middle East and North Africa missed the point of the Arab uprising, and offered little sign of conciliation or support for the Palestinians.

  10. Obama's changes don't match changes of the Arab Spring

    Phyllis Bennis
    02 June 2011
    Article

    There is still a long way to go before the US response to the Arab uprising can be taken seriously by the people of the Middle East and North Africa.

  11. The Crime Decline & California’s Priorities in the 21st Century

    Tom Reifer
    01 June 2011
    Article

    That increasing numbers of California's youth end up in prison may yield some short term perceptions of declining crime rates, but what about the long-term education deficit?