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Middle Eastern Media React to French Burkini Ban

Middle East Policy Council , August 31, 2016

The burkini ban implemented in various parts of France has generated headlines around the world, pitting French secularism ...

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Commentary

Terror Attacks Disrupt Ramadan

Middle East Policy Council, July 11, 2016

A number of terror attacks — both successful and thwarted — have disrupted celebrations of the holy month ...

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Commentary

Middle Eastern Media Reacts to the Orlando Killings

Middle East Policy Council, June 15, 2016

The mass murder of nearly 50 people in an Orlando gay nightclub by Omar Mateen, an American who allegedly ...

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Commentary

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

The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry and the Obama Doctrine

Richard J. Schmierer, James F. Jeffrey, Alireza Nader, Fahad Nazer

Summer 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 2

Thomas R. Mattair, Executive Director, Middle East Policy ...

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Journal Essay

Saudi Arabia Calls Out Hezbollah: Why Now?

Matteo Legrenzi and Fred H. Lawson

Summer 2016, Volume XXIII, Number 2

On March 2, 2016, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) posted on its official website a scathing condemnation of the Lebanese ...

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