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Mohamad Bdeir
This is perhaps one of the rare instances when a tactical achievement turns into a strategic burden: only hours after their initial euphoria, Israeli...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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Wafiq Qanso
The Agreement on Disengagement signed by Syria and Israel in 1974 is not worth much anymore, in light of the changes on the ground in southern Syria...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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Suhaib Anjarini
In early December, the ring around Aleppo was about to be closed and the siege on Nubl and al-Zahraa was nearly broken before a decision was taken to...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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"The response will be firm and decisive.” This, in short, was the Iranian reaction to the Israeli attack in the Syrian province of Quneitra, which...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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Adam al-Sabiri
The sands of the desert in southern Algeria are moving to the beat of popular protests, and the ruling party has warned that the protests might...
Monday, January 19, 2015
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Abdel Rahim Assi
The crisis in Bahrain is escalating as the al-Khalifa regime has decided to take advantage of the regional situation — with the major players...
Saturday, January 17, 2015
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Eva Bartlett
On January 8, in his sparsely-furnished New York City office, the Syrian Arab Republic Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations...
Saturday, January 17, 2015
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Suhaib Anjarini
Jordanians have played a central role in al-Nusra Front since its inception. After the “jihadist divorce” between al-Nusra and the Islamic State in...
Friday, January 16, 2015
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Ahmed Suleiman
A “part” of the Egyptian state has given the banned Muslim Brotherhood a narrow margin to maneuver. The committee for legislative reform and the...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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