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The Middle East – The Betrayal by the Elites
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The Middle East – The Betrayal by the Elites
March 2, 2020

The élite’s betrayal is represented by the extent to which institutions have been undermined, in order to cement élite hold on power

Interview: How the Libyan Landscape Is Changing As New Players Get Boots on the Ground
January 16, 2020

Martin Jay asks the Tripoli-based analyst Mohamed Eljarh for his take on who are the winners and losers of Russia and Turkey being on opposite sides in Libya.

Interview: How the Libyan Landscape Is Changing As New Players Get Boots on the Ground
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ISIS Applauds Trump’s Killing Soleimani
World
ISIS Applauds Trump’s Killing Soleimani
January 14, 2020

Iranian General Soleimani was among the leading, if not the very top, of all generals worldwide, leading the fight against ISIS, not only in Iraq, but as far away as in India. This is the reason why ISIS lauds what Trump did.

Who Created the Persian Gulf Tinderbox?
January 8, 2020

The answer, of course, is the United States, Daniel Lazare writes.

Who Created the Persian Gulf Tinderbox?
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How Arabization Changed Islam in Asia
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How Arabization Changed Islam in Asia
December 24, 2019

Over the past few decades, a process of Arabization has influenced the practice of Islam in Asia, spreading a more devout and less tolerant creed that nurtures fundamentalism and militancy.

India Set to Discover the Law of Unintended Consequences
November 6, 2019

Buddhist national identity has taken on violent excesses in countries like Myanmar and Sri Lanka. But in the Himalayas, which is the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, Buddhism is attempting to make a resurgence in a political sense.

India Set to Discover the Law of Unintended Consequences
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How America’s Wars End
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How America’s Wars End
August 1, 2019

So here we are knowing there is little the U.S. can do to change the ultimate outcome in Afghanistan. The only question of consequence is: Could Donald Trump be the twenty-first century’s Richard Nixon?

Clash of Civilizations 2.0 Sponsored by Prince and Bannon
April 26, 2019

Bannon, Prince, and other far-rightists are now attempting to impose on their followers and fellow-travelers the same sort of “groupthink” Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels applied to Germany.

Clash of Civilizations 2.0 Sponsored by Prince and Bannon
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