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Misreading the Middle East
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.

Misreading the Middle East
Saudi Troops Amass Along Yemeni Border

Fearing a spillover from the ongoing sectarian battle in neighboring Yemen, Saudi Arabia has positioned military forces along the Yemeni border.

Misreading the Middle East
A Comprehensive Failure in Yemen

President Obama’s record of miscalculation in the Middle East continues with Yemen going up in flames. But the White House appears unflustered.

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As if holding back America’s schools wasn’t enough….

Pipeline Politics

Still, several hurdles remain for the beleaguered project.

Soft or Hard Landing

It feels like 2015 all over again.

the 45th president

A more important question than whether the botched health bill passes the House.

Red Tape

Trump is ready to streamline energy regulations, but that won’t be a big help to oil companies’ bottom line.

He Said He Said

All corruption revelations are due to tactical leaking in Russia. So who’s out to get Dmitry Medvedev?

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