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Power And US Policy

Power and US policy

The Egyptian crisis and wider turmoil in the Middle East has intensified the debate in America and beyond about how Washington should respond to the turbulent turn of events in…

Militancy And Drones

Militancy and drones

THE debate in Pakistan on drone strikes has mostly revolved around two areas. First, that it violates Pakistan`s sovereignty; second, that it creates more jihadis. Both these arguments can easily…

Beyond The Drones

Beyond the drones

The renewed debate on drone attacks in Fata and the response from the Pakistan authorities deserve due attention. The latest flurry of drone-related statements began with a report that drones…

Turkey’s Erdogan Decade

Turkey’s Erdogan decade

Not long ago, Turkey was a security state where the establishment controlled policy through a shadow government. A clandestine network of military officers and their civilian proxies exercised utmost ‘legitimacy’…