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Strange Bedfellows in the Middle East
Strange Bedfellows in the Middle East
Saudis Look to Israel

New Israeli initiative to reach out to Gulf states will likely find a warm welcome.

Strange Bedfellows in the Middle East
Israel Looks to Broaden Rapprochement with Arab States

“The old template for peace must be updated”, the Israeli Prime Minister said, citing the growing alignment between the Sunni states and the Jewish one.

Strange Bedfellows in the Middle East
Israel, Jordan Get Closer to $15 Billion Gas Deal

The move puts Israel on the path to becoming an energy giant, as well as strengthening the emerging Sunni-Israeli alignment.

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The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.

Recessional

Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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