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The World in Transition Release Event

The SAIS Review will host “The World in Transition” release event on Monday, March 4. Join us in celebrating our 23rd year of publication.

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Africa Civil Society Middle East Policy & Politics Security & Conflict

Terror in the Sinai: An End to Israeli-Egyptian Peace?

Growing terrorism in the Sinai peninsula is threatening peace between Egypt and Israel, a key stabilizer in the Middle East.

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Asia Pacific Civil Society Economics Interviews Middle East North America Policy & Politics Security & Conflict

Strategic Vision: An Interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski

The SAIS Review chats with former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski about his new book, Strategic Vision, and some of the most pressing issues—American decline, Iran, and China—facing today’s policy-makers.

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Civil Society International Development Middle East Security & Conflict

Iraq’s Post-American Future: Requiem for an Occupation

In this three-part series, Nate Rosenblatt, a 2009 SAIS graduate, discusses his experience building an American-style university in Iraq. In the first part of the series, Nate looks back at the difficulties faced by the Americans during the occupation. In his subsequent posts, he reflects on the future of an independent Iraq, and examines the role that America might play in the wake of its $750 trillion dollar investment in Iraq’s future.

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Governance & Law Middle East Security & Conflict

Sovereignty and Responsibility in Syria

In the Spring of 2011, the world watched as a generation of Tunisians and Egyptians took to the streets in revolutions that eventually toppled the regimes against which they were protesting. The Arab Spring uprisings spread across the Middle East and eventually into Syria where protestors have been met by the resolute and armed conviction of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad that he will not be removed from power. Over 7,000 people have so far died in the Syrian uprising; in the city of Homs the sidewalks run red with blood.

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NATO on the Rocks? Stirred, Not Shaken

The first in a three part series by Nic Wondra on NATO and its future role in security