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Helena Cobban blogs at JustWorldNews.org. Her 1985 book The Making of Modern Lebanon was named to Choice magazine's list of Outstanding Academic Books. She is president of the nonprofit Just World Educational.
A recent Foreign Affairs article gets history wrong and obscures a robust Palestinian discourse.
The explosion was only the latest tragedy in the city’s long decline.
Rosen neglects a key factor in U.S. planning: domestic politics.
The collapse of Israel’s once-powerful peace movement makes a workable two-state outcome much harder to achieve.
On the rise Hamas, the fall of the Israeli left, and the future of a two-state solution
Hizbullah's victory, Israel's choice.
Finding the road to Palestine.
Underestimating Iran's role is a mistake.
In search of a Muslim democracy.
Can an international court deliver justice?
The man at the witness table wears a gray suit, a too-blue shirt, a checkered brown-and-yellow tie
Syria has been opening up. A war will shut it down.
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