A Headless State
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A Headless State

For most people in the Middle East, the prospect that Lebanon might finally install a president after more…
Iraq Game Plans
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Iraq: Game Plans

Despite its dwindling fortunes elsewhere, the Muslim Brotherhood or the Ikhwan, continues to thrive in Iraq. Their North…
Sedentary Risks
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Sedentary Risks

Even with the challenge of declining oil prices, the economies of many countries in the Middle East have…
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The Smoking Gun

For the doctors, in opposition-held Eastern Aleppo, the night of August 10 was different. Their patients’ bodies bore…
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First Among Equals

THE ANCIENT Chinese philosopher Mencius once said, “A state without an enemy or external peril is absolutely doomed.”…