Política Exterior de los Estados Unidos

Victory in Afghanistan

Inglés
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Military Bases
Democratisation
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Peace & Security
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Article
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In March 2010, then the deadliest year yet for civilians in the almost decade long war, a United Nations Refugee Agency report on Afghanistan found that the prioritisation of “military or political objectives” over the needs of local communities was undermining basic human rights and exacerbating poverty. “Numerous decisions are made in fora and policy circles beyond Afghanistan and are often... Leer más

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Turkey, the Region, and the West after the Elections

Inglés
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Democratisation
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Peace & Security
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Article
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There has been a dramatic shift in critical international responses to the current Turkish political leadership that has been recently highlighted by reactions to the resounding AKP electoral victory of June 12th. The earlier mantra of concern was expressed as variations on the theme that Turkey was at risk of becoming ‘a second Iran,’ that is, an anti-democratic theocratic state in which... Leer más

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Understanding the Arab Spring

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Arab Spring
Arab Spring
Arab Spring
Middle East Conflict
Democratisation
Democratisation
Democratisation
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
Inglés
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Peace & Security
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TNI Fellows Meeting 2011
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Multi-media
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In June 2011, TNI brought together its Fellows and other activists and engaged academics to discuss critical global issues including the Arab Spring, the global resource grab and the Green Economy.... Leer más

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The Emerging Geo-Strategic Landscape in Central Asia

Inglés
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Military Bases
Renewables
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Peace & Security
Environmental Justice
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Article
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Recent developments in Afghanistan and Central Asia, largely overlooked by the media’s focus on the prospects of the US and NATO defeating the Taliban, may profoundly alter the geo-strategic layout of the region and have far reaching consequences. Whilst the conflict continues to rage in Afghanistan, the United States, China and Russia are desperately vying for control of Central Asia’s vast... Leer más

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Las implicaciones de la muerte de Bin Laden

Español
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Conflicto en Oriente Medio
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Paz y Seguridad
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Escuchar la entrevista con Mariano Aguirre... Leer más

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Is the Arab Spring a Black Swan?

Inglés
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Arab Spring
Democratisation
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
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Public Sector Alternatives
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Article
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Understanding the Western response to the Arab Spring, a colorful designation of the democratizing movements of varying character that have rocked the foundations of the Arab world, is an ongoing process. These movements are also seen as posing possibly serious threats to the structure of economic and strategic interests associated with long standing American and European influence in the... Leer más

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India and Pakistan's hope after Osama

Inglés
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Peace & Security
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Article
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Osama bin Laden's killing is a potential turning point for India-Pakistan relations. The Indian government reacted to the news with an instant "I told you so" – the discovery of Bin Laden's safe house next door to the military academy in Abbottabad vindicates India's longstanding assessment that Pakistan has become a haven for jihadi extremism and the fountainhead of terrorism. The United... Leer más

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Osama is no martyr, but the man prevailed

Inglés
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War on Terror
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Peace & Security
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Article
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Osama bin Laden is no martyr. He is certainly no Che Guevara, whose fate at the hands of the Central Intelligence Agency was strikingly similar to his. But one cannot escape the fact that he succeeded in unleashing a chain of events that led to his nemesis, the United States, becoming a diminished power compared to what it was in the halcyon days of unilateralism at the end of the last century.... Leer más

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Justice or Vengeance: lessons from Bin Laden's death

Inglés
Collection: 
Arab Spring
War on Terror
Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
Article type: 
Article
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In the midst of the Arab Spring, which directly rejects al Qaeda-style small-group violence in favor of mass-based, society-wide mobilization and non-violent protest to challenge dictatorship and corruption, does the killing of al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden represent ultimate justice, or even an end to the “unfinished business” of 9/11?U.S. agents killed bin Laden in Pakistan, apparently... Leer más

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How has military intervention in Libya shaped the Arab Spring?

Inglés
Collection: 
Arab Spring
Arab Spring
Arab Spring
Middle East Conflict
Suites: 
Peace & Security
Subtitle: 
TNI debate, 5 April 2011
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Article
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TNI Director, Fiona Dove: Good day and welcome to this debate. I have two TNI fellows with me today, Dr Kamil Mahdi and Phyllis Bennis -- both specialists on the Middle East, to discuss the Arab Spring, Libya and the bigger region. Perhaps we can start with the question: What is the difference between Libya and Iraq as regards the military intervention? Kamil Mahdi: Clearly the intervention is... Leer más

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