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The Middle East
The Biggest Winner in the Lose-Lose “Operation Protective Edge”

In the topsy-turvy universe of Middle East politics, nothing succeeds like failure on the battlefield and nothing fails like military success. So who won the Gaza war?

Published on: September 4, 2014
Richard Landes is a professor of history at Boston University, currently writing a book entitled They’re So Smart Cause We’re So Stupid: A Medievalist’s Guide to the 21st Century. He blogs at The Augean Stables, where a longer, more amply linked version of this article can be found.
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