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Articles from The Middle East (December 1, 2006)

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Aid, Diplomacy and Facts on the Ground: The Case of Palestine. Rhodes, Fred Book review 177
An Enduring Friendship: 400 Years of Anglo-Gulf Relations. Rhodes, Fred Book review 171
An Italian alliance: Italian financial services group Sanpaolo IMI's takeover of Bank of Alexandria has kick-started Egypt's stalled banking privatisation programme. Ford, Neil 1440
Bridging two worlds: The Aksum-Arabia Axis: The importance and influence of Aksum, an ancient empire that once held sway over both sides of the Red Sea. Williams, Stephen 2071
Dolphin ready for take-off: the $10bn Dolphin gas project to pipe gas from offshore Qatar to the UAE, Oman and beyond, is due to yield its first supply. Ford, Neil 1226
Editorial comment. Lancaster, Pat 719
From small acorns: intelligence failures that allowed the 11 September and subsequent terrorist attacks to take place created a great deal of insecurity for security agencies. In declaring that the next big threat will come from the Sahara, are these agencies seeing threats that do not exist? Gearon, Eamonn 1426
Gulf cooperation council goes for growth: high-growth Gulf economies are poised for continued robust expansion in 2007 and beyond. The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), comprising Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could develop into the world's 10th largest economic power within a decade. Siddiqi, Moin 3040
It's a mad mad world: Iran and Israel are not the only Middle East countries chasing a nuclear capability. Thomas Land analyses the atomic race taking place throughout the region. Land, Thomas 1797
Judging Saddam: The death sentence passed on former tyrant Saddam Hussein could worsen Iraq's bloodletting--and bury embarrassing questions about how the US armed Saddam and kept him in power. Blanche, Ed 1472
Law and Power in the Islamic World. Rhodes, Fred Book review 186
Losing Iraq: Inside the Postwar Reconstruction Fiasco. Rhodes, Fred Book review 179
Marubeni powers up in the Gulf: Japanese firm Marubeni is steaming through the Gulf, securing a chunk of multibillion dollar power sector deals. Its latest contract is to develop a $2.3bn plant in Qatar. Ford, Neil 1417
Musharraf's game. Darwish, Adel 2022
Oil leaders predict growth. Brief article 272
Regrets too few to mention: Pat McDonnell Twair visits Huguette Caland, the woman behind LA's historic Sovereign Threads exhibition of Palestinian embroidery (see TME October 2006) at her unique Venice, California home. Twair, Pat McDonnell Interview 1255
SGC cruises to success. Brief article 127
Siege of Gaza: Mel Frykberg reports from Bein Hanun, where nearly 60 Palestinians were killed in the first of two raids on Beit Hanun in early November, and a further 18 died days later when Israel launched its biggest military incursion into Gaza since the abduction of an Israeli soldier by Hamas militants earlier this year. Frykberg, Mel 1424
Syria: A Historical and Architectural Guide. Rhodes, Fred Book review 186
The last word. Blanche, Ed 751
The War on Truth: 9/11, Disinformation, and the Anatomy of Terrorism. Rhodes, Fred Book review 175
The worst case scenario: Iraqi Kurds are increasingly restless about the future of the region, the promised referendum and the debate over withdrawal of western troops. Kutschera, Chris 1239
Towards enlightenment: Tunisia 18th Symposium of the Democratic Constitutional Rally. 655
US dirty tricks: the meddling 'midwives of democracy', the Bush administration is on the regime-change trail again, and this time the target is the beleaguered Hamas-led government in Palestine. Blanche, Ed 1288
Wanted: the iceman: the last of Saddam's inner circle still at liberty continues to taunt his would-be captors with frequent sightings and leads a ruthless band of Ba'athist insurgents. 1409

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