Jonathan Spyer
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Iraq
The Fall of Kirkuk: Made in Iran

Tehran’s strategizing pays off again, as several of its clients strike a deal that undermines Kurdish hopes of independence.

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India-Israel
A Match Made in History

Bibi and Modi have a lot more in common than an interest in technological development and a fear of Islamist terror.

Fighting ISIS
Victory in Mosul Won’t Save Iraq

A visit to Mosul reveals that ousting ISIS won’t put Iraq back together again—because it wasn’t together in the first place.

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Kurds Rising
Iranian Kurds Join the Fight

The Kurds of Iran are the least powerful of all such communities in the Middle East, but now they have begun attacking the regime. Will it end in a massacre?

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