Tag Archives: Shia

Where Iran, Israel, Russia Stand United

In the Middle East, Iran, Israel and Russia — despite their rivalries — all share one goal: maintaining disunity.

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Rethinking the U.S. Strategy Against IS in Syria

Why the U.S. government should use mercenaries in Syria.

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The U.S. Strategy on IS in Iraq Has It Backwards

Why the U.S. government must rethink Iraq’s territorial integrity.

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Syria, Azerbaijan and the Sunni-Shia Divide

How is Syria’s war dividing populations across the region?

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Egypt and Syria: Beyond Repair

What do an insolvent Egypt and a disintegrating Syria mean for the governance of the Middle East?

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Mr. Bremer’s Shades of Grey

If a black-or-white political culture is grounds for sending in U.S. troops, then few countries require an invasion more urgently than the United States.

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The Reformations of Islam

What changes will determine the course of Islam in the 21st century?

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The Iraq War and Academia’s Faustian Pact

How have warnings of geopolitical chaos in Iraq proven prescient?

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American Realism and Engaging Syria

How is Syria becoming increasingly important to U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East?

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President Sadr: America’s Last, Best Hope?

Could the only remaining hope for a peaceful Iraq lie with Moqtada Sadr?

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