Israel Makes Preparations for War

Much of the attention about a potential conflict between Israel and Iran has focused on the decision-making process that could lead the Jewish state to act to forestall the creation…
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Another Murder in Pakistan

Pakistan’s government minister for religious minorities, the Catholic Shahbaz Bhatti, has just been shot dead. It’s the latest attack on a high-profile Pakistani figure who had urged reforming harsh “blasphemy laws”…
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Turkey: In Vino Veritas

In 1996, Necmettin Erbakan became modern Turkey’s first conservative Islamic prime minister and started a revolution that is still changing the face of modern Turkey. The founder of Turkey’s Islamic political…
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How the Muslim Brotherhood Built Its Empire

“Many Brothers are clean-shaven, wear suits and ties, and are physically indistinguishable from other Egyptians of the same class,” writes Jonathan Wright, a longtime Reuters correspondent based in Cairo. In…
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Israel: 1991-2011

Twenty years ago, Saddam Hussein’s Scud rockets began to rain down on Tel Aviv. The specter of a chemical attack was Israel’s nightmare, because anthrax was a reality in Saddam’s…
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