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David Schenker
Middle East Mess
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Cracks Start to Show in Jordan

Washington must work closely with Amman to safeguard the stability of this crucial ally.

Misreading the Middle East
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The Costs of Lost US Credibility

If the Obama Administration is truly committed to containing Iran in the wake of the nuclear deal, it needs to understand how others in the region perceive it.

Middle East Aflame
Lebanon: The Syrian War’s Next Casualty?

The devastation next door, combined with ISIS attacks and rising sectarian tensions at home, could send Lebanon into round two of its civil war.

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Back to the Bad Old Days

Terrorism is taking root along the banks of the Nile, threatening to plunge Egypt into another lost decade.

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Jordan Has a Jihadi Problem Too

Just how large that problem is depends on whom you ask.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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