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Arabs vs Hamas
Arabs vs Hamas
Abbas Threatens to Dissolve Unity Government with Hamas

The Palestinian Authority leader threatened to withdraw from the unity government with Hamas on Saturday. Hamas now faces a notable degree of regional isolation, even if has gained some popularity among Palestinians.

Arabs vs Hamas
Egypt Still Trying to Crush Hamas

The fine print of a recent Egyptian ceasefire proposal underscores the strange new alliance of interests emerging in the Middle East.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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