Tag Archives: Lebanon

Why Saudi Arabia’s Lebanon Gamble May Pay Off

Hezbollah may choose to focus on its all-important goal of securing Lebanese-Syrian relations, at the expense of the Houthis in Yemen.

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Syrian Refugees: A Need for Global Burden Sharing

The world is on notice: We are facing a looming humanitarian crisis.

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No Aid for Syrian Refugee Survivors of Rape

In Syria, once again, rape is being used as a weapon of war. What can be done?

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Dubai: The Casablanca of Today?

If the classic film Casablanca were made today, it would be set in Dubai.

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Will Egypt Today Share the Fate of Turkey in 1911?

Why are the parallels between Cairo today and Constantinople a century ago all too obvious and disturbing?

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Will UN Peacekeeping Fall Victim to Budget Cuts?

Is United Nations peacekeeping fading away as a result of budget cuts — or are we just settling into a new normal?

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Golan Heights and Shebaa Farms: The Keys to Middle East Peace?

Could reaching an agreement on these disputed territories give the peace process the push it desperately needs?

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An American in Poland, Anno 1983: In Warsaw (Part IV)

What kind of restrictions were placed on the Polish people in 1983?

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The Middle East or the Middle World?

From the Persian highlands, isn’t the Middle East viewed as the Middle West?

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Iran’s Mullahs, Money and Militias

How does Iran exert its influence in the Middle East?

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