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Neighbors Concerned over Iran’s Naval Expansion Plan

Middle East Policy Council , December 1, 2016

Reports that Iran has expressed an interest in acquiring naval bases in Yemen and Syria has sent regional ...

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Toward a Gulf Union?

Middle East Policy Council , November 22, 2016

Established in 1981, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and ...

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The Middle East Reacts to Trump Win

Middle East Policy Council , November 16, 2016

Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign caught many by surprise, including the Middle Eastern press. But contrary to the grim ...

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A New President — in Lebanon

Middle East Policy Council , November 9, 2016

As the world begins to come to terms with the election of Donald Trump in the United States, the ...

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The Liberation of Mosul Begins

Middle East Policy Council , November 4, 2016

Iraqi forces have reached the city of Mosul and are preparing for what might turn out to be prolonged ...

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Regional Views on U.S. Election Endgame - Part II

Middle East Policy Council , October 31, 2016

With a little over a week until the United States picks its next president, regional observers and editorials ...

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