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Report: Iran's foes step up covert acts

Report: Iran's foes step up covert acts

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Adversaries appear to be conducting a covert campaign of killings, bombings and cyber-breaches against Iran's nuclear program, specialists on Iran say.

A litmus test for the IAEA

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- How the IAEA responds to the Syrian challenge may determine whether future urgent proliferation concerns are brought before it and the U.N. Security Council or resolved through military force, as Israel did with its airstrike last year on Syria's al-Kibar site.
PATRICK CLAWSON and DAVID SCHENKER, UPI Outside View Commentators

Angst grows over U.S.-Iraqi military deal

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- There is a growing chorus of dissent and condemnation over the long-term military agreement between Iraq and the United States.

Analysis: Is MeK still a terrorist group?

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- When a group placed on the U.S. terrorist list changes its policy, getting off the list becomes complicated: Such is the case with the Mujahadin-e-Khalq.
CLAUDE SALHANI, UPI Contributing Editor

Iraqi guerrillas may strike at Ramadan

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Iraqi insurgents may be planning an "October Surprise" of their own, a leading U.S. Middle East analyst has warned.

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U.S.:Syrians hiding Iraqi weapons for cash

Some U.S. intelligence agencies believe that rogue elements of Syria's ruling elite have accepted millions of dollars in bribes in return for providing a safe haven for some of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, according to former and serving U.S. offic
RICHARD SALE, UPI Terrorism Correspondent

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FBI may be searching for anthrax clues

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The FBI said Thursday that it is searching land in Frederick, Md., in relation to an ongoing criminal investigation that may be related to the anthrax attack th

Democracy has slim chance in Arab states

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The specter of a U.S. invasion of Iraq raises important but knotty questions about whether or not democracy can take hold in the Arab nations of the Middle East, according to analysts at two recent think tank forums in Washington.
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank correspondent

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Patrick Lyell Clawson (born 1951-03-30) is an American economist and Middle East scholar. He is currently the Deputy Director for Research at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and senior editor of Middle East Quarterly.

Born in Alexandria, Virginia, Clawson graduated with a B.A. from Oberlin College in 1973 and earned a Ph.D. from The New School for Social Research in 1978. He taught at Seton Hall University from 1979-1981 and served as an economist for the International Monetary Fund from 1981 until 1985, when he took a position as a senior economist with the World Bank.

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