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Archive for May, 2008

From Daniel Byman The Washington Post‘s reporting on the weekend that “all the defendants convicted in the [2000] attack [on the USS Cole] have escaped from prison or been freed by Yemeni officials” will hardly surprise anyone watching how Yemen has handled the issue of terrorism since 9/11. While Yemeni security forces have at times […]

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MEK: State’s irrelevant allegations

From Raymond Tanter On April 30, the U.S. Department of State released the 2007 edition of Country Reports on Terrorism, which reports descriptions of State Sponsors of Terrorism and groups listed as Foreign Terrorist Organizations. Country Reports rightly identifies the Iranian regime as the “most active state sponsor of terrorism,” which is consistent with evidence […]

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From Mark T. Clark I am happy to report that the inaugural conference for the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (AMESA) on April 25-26, 2008 went extremely well. The title of the conference was “Evolution of Islamic Politics, Philosophy and Culture in the Middle East and Africa: From Traditional Limits […]

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