News and Analysis (2/20/07)

Quagmire in Iraq and support for repressive regimes have allowed Al-Qaeda’s influence to extend into North Africa:

Disclosure of US plans to attack Iran include wide list of military targets and would be set in motion by one of two ‘triggers”…

…which has some Iranians very concerned:

Evidence of Somalia’s power vacuum is apparent after some of the most intense fighting since the Islamic Courts Union was ousted last year:

In spite of recent train bombing, Pakistan-India peace talks have not been derailed:

Op-ed explains how the Crimean Tatars independent political and religious civil society is a model for stopping extremism:


Alejandro Beutel is program assistant for the Minaret of Freedom Institute with expertise in religious freedom, democratization and security issues.






One response to “News and Analysis (2/20/07)”

  1. Drums in the Deep…

    So I was possibly understating the case when I said it was close to a foregone conclusion that there would be a US attack on Iran. Have a look at this story – you can pretty much guarantee this will be all over the morning papers like a rash. The most …

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