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Israeli Settlement Plans Draw International Condemnation

Middle East Policy Council, January 29, 2016

The Israeli government’s settlement policy has come under renewed scrutiny following the approval of new construction in the ...

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Commentary

Richard Schmierer Interviewed on Guantanamo-Oman Prisoner Transfer

Miami Herald, January 14, 2016

Richard Schmierer, Chairman of the Board of the Middle East Policy Council and former U.S. Ambassador to Oman, was recently ...

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Commentary

Bahrain Revisited

Ronald E. Neumann, December 18, 2015

The media view of Bahrain — as a matter of the people struggling for democracy against repression and a hypocritical ...

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Commentary

To Defeat ISIS, Embrace Refugees

Musa al-Gharbi, December 9, 2015

In the aftermath of the series of attacks in Paris, attributed to the Islamic State of Iraq and ...

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Journal Essay

Lessons from America's Misadventures in the Middle East

Chas W. Freeman, Jr.

Winter 2015, Volume XXII, Number 4

Twenty-six years ago, when the elder President Bush asked me to be his ambassador to Saudi Arabia, he assured me ...

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Journal Essay

U.S.-Turkey Realignment on Syria

Kilic Kanat and Kadir Ustun

Winter 2015, Volume XXII, Number 4

Turkey's struggle against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, ISIL, IS) took on a new dimension in the ...

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