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Predicting critical events, an institutional challenge.

... “an outreach to other partners who may not have been willing to be partners in the past.” Musical chairs or “maskirova”? Late in April, without much explanation, all clocks stopped. The Saudi Press Agency reported that Prince Bandar was relieved of his post as Chief of General Intelligence and that General Youssef bin Ali Al-Idrisi was assigned to act as his replacement. The other shoe dropped on April 25th when it was made known that Israel’s director of military intelligence (AMAN), Maj. Gen. Avi Kochavi, a hardliner in the mold of the late prime minister Ariel Sharon, was transferred out of his job as director of military intelligence. In a lateral move, Kochavi was made ...


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