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Media Turn Civilian ISIS Victims in Beirut Into Hezbollah Human Shields
When civilians are killed, media reaction is often contingent upon who did the killing and why. Instead of blanketly condemning such attacks, the bombing of civilians can be implicitly justified if those civilians were in the wrong place at the wrong time—say, in a Doctors Without Borders hospital...
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Should US Ally with Al Qaeda in Syria?
The new U.S. “group think” is that Russian President Putin broke his promise to attack only the Islamic State when his warplanes hit other rebel targets in Syria. But Putin never limited which terrorists he’d hit and the targeted rebel coalition includes Al Qaeda’s affiliate
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How to End the Civil War in Syria
It won’t be easy, but there are concrete measures we can take right now to relieve the agony.
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The Middle East’s New Nakba
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
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Tens of Thousands Protest in Lebanon as 'You Stink' Campaign Issues Ultimatum
Anti-government campaigners threaten to 'turn up the heat' if their demands are not met within 72 hours
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'You Stink': Beirut Protesters Now Calling for Revolution
Thousands of protesters pour into Lebanese capital's streets demanding government's resignation.
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Who's the Bad Actor?
Israel is beating Iran and Hezbollah hands down on the "bad activities" front.
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North and South, Israel’s Deadly Game of Divide and Conquer Backfiring
UN observers in the Golan Heights have released reports detailing cooperation between Israel and Syrian opposition figures including regular contacts between IDF soldiers and Syrian rebels.
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The Dark Saudi-Israeli Plot to Tip the Scales in Syria
The Saudis and the Turks are scaling up their support for Syrian jihadists while the Israelis contemplate a new war with Hezbollah.
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The Iran Talks Game Changer: An Israeli-Hezbollah War?
There are signs Israel may be at war again this summer. This time, not with Hamas in Gaza but with Hezbollah in Lebanon. Such a war may be the result not only of spillover from the Syrian war or ongoing Israeli-Hezbollah tensions. The deciding factor may be an Israeli calculation that war will...
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