What Motivates Refugee Flows?

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The Middle East is an incredibly diverse place: ethnically, religiously, culturally, linguistically, and topographically. Chaos, however, increasingly transcends the region. Notwithstanding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the threat…
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Lessons of Lebanon, 10 Years On

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This Sunday marks the ten-year anniversary of the end of the 34-day Israel-Hezbollah War in Lebanon. The war began when Hezbollah crossed into Israeli territory from southern Lebanon, killed three…
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Our Compromised Lebanese Allies

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Earlier this year Saudi Arabia discontinued its $4 billion aid package to the Lebanese armed forces on the grounds that they had been hopelessly compromised by Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed terrorist…
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Coping with Terror by Choosing Life

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The murderous terror that swept Paris on Friday is all too familiar to Israelis, and Israel has developed multiple strategies for dealing with such attacks. But the most remarkable aspect…
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What If There’s No Iran Deal?

Each week seems to bring a new damning portrait of President Obama’s foreign policy from a different major news outlet. They say essentially the same thing but, like fingerprints, aren’t…
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