Articles tagged with: hussein

Amy Myers Jaffe and Keily Miller
on : Thursday, 17 May, 2012

The Spoils of Oil

It has long been speculated that oil can be a driver for civil conflict, and one needs to look no further for evidence than the sectarian power politics now playing out in Iraq. The oil-fuels-conflict hypothesis is well-documented in academic studies on war and conflict: In one such recent analysis, Michael Ross offers a comprehensive assessment of the causal links between civil conflict and oil in cases involving Middle East countries. Oil’s divisive role, if not properly managed, can fue...

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Andrew Bowen
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on : Friday, 27 Jan, 2012

Saudi Arabia, the GCC, and Defining Moments

William B. Quandt has been a prominent voice in American foreign policy in the Middle East for over 30 years. Serving in the National Security Council under the Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter administrations, he was front and center in the negotiations that led to the Camp David Accords and the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty and he is an expert on Palestine, Algeria, Israel, and Egypt. Today he is an author, professor and member of the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia a...

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Andrew Bowen
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on : Monday, 9 Jan, 2012

A Shifting Axis

William B. Quandt has been a prominent voice in American foreign policy in the Middle East for over 30 years. Serving in the National Security Council under the Richard Nixon a...

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