Tag Archives: Middle East

Comparing Textbooks: Even Afghanistan Scores Better Than Pakistan

Societal struggles and reform often take unexpected turns in vast swaths of land stretching from the Middle East into Central Asia.

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Sudan: Justice for Darfur Genocide Finally in Sight?

Domestic peace at long last? Sudan’s fraught path to the ICC in The Hague.

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Afghanistan: A Bellwether for Saudi-Iranian Rivalry?

Afghanistan could emerge as a venue for Middle Eastern rivalries.

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Why Was I Ever Born? Yemen — A Poem Article

While tens of thousands of Yemeni men, women and children are dying from starvation and disease, the world is shamelessly watching with deafening silence.

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Israel and the Arab World: A Tectonic Shift

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The truly historic nature of the UAE-Israel deal is in the fine print.

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Whither the Arab and the Muslim World?

The UAE’s recognition of Israel puts Saudi Arabia more than any other Gulf state in the hot seat.

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The Globalist Chartroom: Lebanon in Crisis

A collection of maps, charts and graphs exploring Lebanon.

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Israel-China Relations: Staring Into the Abyss of US-Chinese Decoupling

Israel will have to walk a fine line between accommodating the U.S. and maintaining freedom of relations with China.

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Lebanon, COVID 19 and the Arrival of the IMF

Protesters in Lebanon have plenty of reason to bemoan the autocratic response of the government — and its inability to deal with the economic crisis.

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Country Focus: Iran

A collection of features from our archives exploring Iran’s politics, history, economy and culture.

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