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Stratfor: Syrian regime may survive, but with reduced clout

A day after the Arab League announced that it is suspending its monitoring mission in Syria, Syrian activists continued their claims that...

Stratfor: Germany’s role in Europe and the European debt crisis

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The German government proposed last week that a European commissioner be appointed to supplant the Greek government. While phrasing the German proposal...

Stratfor: Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants remain a regional threat

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The Nigerian militant group Boko Haram conducted a series of bombing attacks and armed assaults Jan. 20 in the northern city of...

Stratfor: Arab Uprising, One Year Later

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Wednesday marked the first anniversary of the first day of public unrest in Egypt, which led to former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's...

Stratfor: A Hezbollah Threat in Thailand?

On Jan. 12, Thai authorities arrested a man they say was a member of the Lebanon-based Shiite militant group Hezbollah who...

Stratfor: Iran, the US and the Strait of Hormuz crisis

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The United States reportedly sent a letter to Iran via multiple intermediaries last week warning Tehran that any attempt to close the...

Stratfor: Armed UAV operations 10 years on

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One of the most iconic images of the American-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- as well as global U.S. counterterrorism efforts...

The Hack on Stratfor

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In early December I received a call from Fred Burton, Stratfor's Vice President of Intelligence. He told me he had received information...

Stratfor: Turkey’s limited options for projecting power in North Africa

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Mustafa Abdel-Jalil, the head of Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC), said in an interview published in Turkish media last month that Turkey...

Stratfor: Egypt and the Idealist-Realist Debate in U.S. Foreign Policy

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The first round of Egyptian parliamentary elections has taken place, and the winners were two Islamist parties. The Islamists themselves are split...

Stratfor: Pakistan, Russia and the threat to the Afghan war

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Days after the Pakistanis closed their borders to the passage of fuel and supplies for the NATO-led war effort in Afghanistan, for...

Stratfor: Syria, Iran and the Balance of Power in the Middle...

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U.S. troops are in the process of completing their withdrawal from Iraq by the end-of-2011 deadline. We are now moving toward a...

Stratfor: Europe’s crisis – beyond finance

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Everyone is wondering about the next disaster to befall Europe.  Italy is one focus; Spain is also a possibility. But these crises...

Stratfor: Europe, the international system and a generational shift

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Change in the international system comes in large and small doses, but fundamental patterns generally stay consistent. From 1500 to 1991, for...

Stratfor: Dissecting a Mexican cartel bombing in Monterrey

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Early Oct. 20, a small sedan apparently filled with cartel gunmen rapidly pulled in front of a military vehicle, drawing the military...

Stratfor: Libya – the difficult task ahead

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On Oct. 23, three days after the fall of Moammar Gadhafi's last outpost, the National Transitional Council (NTC) officially declared the liberation...

Stratfor: Libya and Iraq: The Price of Success

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In a week when the European crisis continued building, the White House chose publicly to focus on announcements about the end of...

Stratfor: Reflections on the Iranian assassination plot

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On Oct. 11, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that two men had been charged in New York with taking part in...

Stratfor: From the Mediterranean to the Hindu Kush – rethinking the...

The territory between the Mediterranean and the Hindu Kush has been the main arena for the U.S. intervention that followed the 9/11...

Stratfor: Growing concern over the NYPD’s counterterrorism methods

In response to the 9/11 attacks, the New York Police Department (NYPD) established its own Counter-Terrorism Bureau and revamped its Intelligence Division....

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