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Obama's Speech Fails to Inspire Confidence in the Region

Middle East Policy Council, February 27, 2015

Last week, in a gathering at the White House aimed at tackling violent extremism, U.S. President Barack ...

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Commentary

Syria: The Hama Massacre

Bill Rugh, February 26, 2015

On November 29, 1981, I was sitting in my office at the U.S. embassy in Damascus when I heard ...

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Was Egypt's Reaction to ISIS Brutality Correct?

Middle East Policy Council, February 25, 2015

The Islamic State has continued its campaign of violence and intimidation by executing 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in ...

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Journal Essay

Political Muslims in America: From Islamism to Exceptionalism

M. A. Muqtedar Khan

Spring 2015, Volume XXII, Number 1

When scholars and commentators reflect on the diversity of American Muslims, they often divide them into simple categories such as ...

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Are the Houthis Already on the Way Out in Yemen?

Middle East Policy Council, February 20, 2015

Following the overthrow of the government and the house arrest of the country’s president, Yemen’s Houthi militants are ...

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Controversy Surrounds Netanyahu’s Scheduled Visit to the U.S.

Middle East Policy Council, February 13, 2015

The White House has made it clear that it does not approve of Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s ...

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