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Bilal Y. Saab
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A Gulf in the Gulf?

Even if the next U.S. administration downsizes our military presence in the Middle East, it must work more effectively with our Arab Gulf partners to counter Iran’s growing asymmetric threat.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Tensions are heating up along the Sino-Indian border in Sikkim, with Chinese troops bulldozing an Indian Army bunker and sparring with Indian troops.

The European Immigration Crisis

Rome formally asks EU for help, threatens to close ports to rescue vessels.

Brazil's House of Cards

Whether Temer clings to power or not, Brazil’s growing pattern of top-level corruption spells serious trouble for the country.

Infrastructure

Shale needs more pipes.

Europe's War on the Internet

€2.4B seems like a lot. But it’s chump change compared to what Brussels forfeits by playing at protectionism rather than tech development.

Red Line Redux

Maybe, just maybe, enforcing specific norms against wanton barbarity with threats and demonstrations of violence can work well.

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