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U.S. Now Blamed for Undermining and Supporting Egypt's Coup

U.S. Now Blamed for Undermining and Supporting Egypt’s Coup<p>Washington’s exhaustive attempts to be viewed as a neutral player in Egypt’s coup are …

Turkey’s Constitutional Controversy

More on:<p>Turkey<p>April 3—Istanbul<p>A draft of Turkey’s new constitution was supposed to be finished on Monday, but the members of the Constitutional …

Be careful

IN THEORY Lebanon is an independent republic and in theory a democracy, which in theory rests upon a fair division of spoils between some 17 …

And still they come

WHEN Zaharith left the fighting of Damascus for the safety of Lebanon, she did not expect to find herself in jail. But the young Syrian is living in …

The Iraq War: Amnesia, Phobia, and Learning

The conflict offers valuable lessons on how to fight insurgents, win over civilians, and otherwise stabilize foreign lands.<p>In Washington, the 10-year anniversary of the Iraq War prompted an outbreak of collective amnesia. The milestone felt like a millstone. Prominent Republicans and Democrats were …

Democratizing Iraqi media?

"Freedom of The Press" is often referred to as the fourth pillar of any modern democracy. Democratizing the media has been one of the achievements of …

Iraq's sectarian inheritance

In many cases, the deluge of Iraq-10-years-on commentary seems to be preoccupied with apportioning blame and delving into questions that cannot but …