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Netanyahu Brings in the Far-Right

Middle East Policy Council, May 24, 2016

Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu recently rejected a French proposal for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Meanwhile, ...

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Journal Essay

Erdogan's "New Turkey" Slides into Turmoil

Jeremy Salt

Summer 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 2

Turkey is passing through a particularly critical phase in its history. Thousands of people have died so far in the ...

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Commentary

Palestinians and Israelis Reflect on Nakba Day

Middle East Policy Council, May 17, 2016

On Nakba Day (May 15th), Palestinians remember their exile from their ancestral homeland as well as their suffering in ...

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Speech

America’s Continuing Misadventures in the Middle East

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, May 13, 2016

Since the end of the Cold War, we’re had a lot of very instructive experience in the Middle East.  ...

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Commentary

Who is to Blame for Syria?

Middle East Policy Council, May 4, 2016

As clashes among the various armed groups in Syria continue unabated, the regional press likewise continues to debate ...

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Commentary

A Window of Opportunity for Peace in Yemen?

Middle East Policy Council, May 2, 2016

Two recent developments have changed the dynamic of the ongoing conflict in Yemen. First, the Houthi rebels agreed to ...

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