No Sacred Space
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No Sacred Space

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is undergoing its third round of municipal elections. The first round was held…
Man Up
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Muslim, Man Up?

The image of the Muslim man in the popular imagination: conflicted, beset with issues as to his identity,…
Dirty Border Games
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Dirty Border Games

In mid-April, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held his first-ever cabinet session atop the mountains of the occupied…
Casus Belli
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Casus Belli

After five years of continuously worsening conflict in Syria, the chances of any decisive outcome are bleak at…
What Lies Beneath
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What Lies Beneath

When Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi signaled the launch of the offensive to regain Mosul, the last…
Chilcot and the Great Game
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Chilcot and the Great Game

The story of why Britain invaded Iraq with the U.S. is of a once-powerful empire yearning for its former military stature in the world.…
Truth and Lies
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Truth and Lies

Ever since the the Israeli military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip began in 1967, successive…
Blurred Future
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Blurred Future

Earlier this month, under the cover of rain and thick fog, several Hezbollah fighters snuck across the Lebanese…
Countering Fear
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Countering Fear

Two words guaranteed global infamy for fake terrorists this month: Allahu Akbar—Arabic for “God is the greatest.” They…