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Commentary

Iran Nuclear Deal Greeted with Skepticism, Hope

Middle East Policy Council, July 21, 2015

The news of an agreement on limiting Iran’s nuclear program has provoked a lively and, at times, heated ...

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Commentary

Israeli Reaction to U.S. Supreme Court Decisions

Middle East Policy Council, July 9, 2015

Last week’s historic Supreme Court decisions in the United States, including the full legalization of gay marriage and the ...

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Commentary

Regional Media and the Plight of the Rohingya

Middle East Policy Council, June 19, 2015

The Rohingya people, a Muslim ethnic-minority group residing in the Rakhine state of Myanmar, have increasingly been in the ...

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Journal Essay

The South Caucasus Republics: Relations with the U.S. and the EU

Michael B. Bishku

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

With the break-up of the Soviet Union at the end of the Cold War, three republics in the South Caucasus ...

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Journal Essay

The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis: What Is to Be Done?

Karen AbuZayd, Denis J. Sullivan, Susan M. Akram and Sara Roy

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

FORD FRAKER, President, Middle East Policy Council In the spring of 2012, I came to Washington for two specific meetings. One ...

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Journal Essay

The Rise and Demise of the IS Caliphate

Stephan Rosiny

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

At the end of 2014, some unexpected news about the "Islamic State" (IS) made headlines: al-Quds al-Arabi reported that a ...

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