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At the core of the Qatar dispute is the question of Qatar’s support for extremism. While many Gulf states have histories of donating to or...
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Washington’s partisan vitriol has infected the Middle East policy debate. The problem traces to the 2003 Iraq War. While there was bipartisan support for the...

Look at any map and the Middle East is a region of straight-line states, a sure sign of the artificiality of borders. Not all states...
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It’s now been more than a week since several Arab states and the Maldives not only severed diplomatic relations with Qatar but also began to...
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President Trump reminds me of Winston Churchill’s quip about the Germans: He’s either at your throat or at your feet. During his trip to Saudi Arabia...

Doubtless, there will be some soccer fans who, this morning, are grimacing at the news that fourteen top officials of FIFA, the sport's world governing...

Hillary Clinton’s decision to base her 2016 presidential campaign on the fact that she’s a she is running into some problems. DNC vice chairwoman Donna...

When people mention the trouble that Bill Clinton might cause if he’s returned to the White House for a Hillary Clinton presidency, the implication is usually...

The Wall Street Journal has a terrific story about the tangled relationship between the U.S. and Qatar. The article notes: “American officials said the U.S. has...

Last week, Rabbi Richard Block caused a bit of a stir by announcing he was canceling his subscription to the New York Times. It caused...

President Barack Obama’s much-vaunted nuclear outreach to Iran is finally bearing fruit, although perhaps not in the way the White House expected. Certainly, when it...

Want to know what happens when the U.S. retreats from a leadership role in the Middle East? This is what happens--Egypt and the United Arab...