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US Military: Too Much Tactics, Too Little Strategy

America and its military’s proclivity for perpetual war – and what that means for the war against Islamist terrorists.

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Fifty Years of Immoral Occupation of Palestine

If the Israelis and the Palestinians learned to live in peace, it would usher in a renaissance the likes of which has never been seen before.

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The Kurds Under Erdogan’s Tyrannical Governance

When will Erdogan come to his senses to see that the solution to the conflict with the Kurds lies only in peace negotiations?

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Qatar: A Pariah?

Unlike its neighbors, Qatar has continued to do well ranked by perceived corruption.

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Saudi Arabia Vs. the World

Calls for Qatar boycott fuel fears in Muslim Asia.

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Saudi’s Crown Prince: A Youthful Gambler

Crisis puts future of Saudi reforms and GCC in doubt.

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The Rise of Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman

Prince Mohammed could well prove to be the figure that provides Saudi Arabia with a path to the future. But it is a very big gamble.

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Iran and the Saudi Deflection Campaign

Donald Trump has no idea that the principal source of support, financial and ideological, that Salafist terrorists use has Saudi Arabia written all over it.

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The Gulf Crisis: Southeast Asia Has Seen It All Before

Two competing visions of ensuring regime survival are battling it out in the Gulf.

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Qatar et al.: Donald Trump as a Saudi Lobbyist

Between two bad actors at odds in the Gulf, the U.S. President has volunteered to take sides. Aiding and abetting Saudi Arabia is dangerous.

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