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For anti-Assad rebels, a southern spring has become a kind of suicide bomb.
It is time for the United States to take responsibility for the war it encouraged in Syria.
Aziz Z. Huq
It creates more violent terrorists and leaves no one who can talk peace.
Alex de Waal
“Reports of the demise of Israeli-U.S. relations are not only premature, they’re just wrong.” It is hard to disagree.
The U.S. is responsible.
The conflict doesn't need more architects.
A video of our conversation.
The notion that elimination of the Muslim Brotherhood would produce a liberal democratic order was wishful thinking.
If the burdens placed on Iran are small, so are the benefits it receives.
Movements need new members, and new members mean reform.
Including translations of Khamenei's speeches from 1990 to the present.
The kinds of sacred spaces we worked for are not just possible; they exist. On the other side of the planet. Under occupation.
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Andrew J. Bacevich, Rajan Menon
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