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The Middle East & Beyond
The “Libya Model”

So exactly what “Libya Model” did John Bolton have in mind?

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The Middle East & Beyond
New Cold War…Not

If we misuse terms, our thinking becomes muddled. Take the suddenly ubiquitous phrase: “new Cold War.”

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The Middle East & Beyond
The Syria Chemical Weapons Portfolio Thickens

The yawning duplicity of the Syrian regime and its Russian lawyers grows wider, and the irresponsible claims of the Obama Administration become more obvious than ever.

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The Middle East & Beyond
After Parkland: An FBI Post Datum

Yes, the FBI faces structural problems common to large organizations of its kind, but it is also not the most efficient or effective at dealing with those problems.

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The Middle East & Beyond
After Parkland

It is easy to get emotional in the wake of the latest school shooting, but emotions alone won’t solve this problem. What will?

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Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law
The Populist Surge

Trumpist populism could easily linger longer than most people readily assume.

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The Middle East & Beyond
Happy Imbolc!

The sacred origins of the now thoroughly secular Groundhog’s Day.

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The Middle East & Beyond
Trump the Authentic

Welcome to the new normal in American politics.

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The Middle East & Beyond
Old Wisdom, New Applications?

“When knaves fall out, true men come by their goods,” goes the old proverb.

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The Middle East & Beyond
Lyricism as Poetry in 21st-Century America

Song lyrics as the gateway to an appreciation of poetry.

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