The Middle East and Beyond
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The Middle East and Beyond
“If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem”? Not a Chance

What does President Trump’s announcement about Jerusalem mean, and what does it do?

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The Middle East and Beyond
The Baltimore Spring

Tugging on the common threads of Baltimore 2015 and Cairo 2011.

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Politics as Bloodsport

The troubling remark everyone missed in Tom Friedman’s interview with President Obama—and some ruminations on the sad state of American political discourse.

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How Bad Are U.S.-Israeli Relations?

And how important are they in the grand scheme of things?

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What the MSM Is Failing to Tell You

The missing context behind the recent Hizballah attacks on Israel, and ISIS attacks on Saudi Arabia.

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Of Humanitarian Zones, Ghost Soldiers, Kurdish Ways, and Calculating Mullahs

Iran, not the Islamic State, is at the core of our strategic problem set. Understanding that is key to understanding some of the big stories to come out of the Middle East in recent days.

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