Middle East

jared kushner

Kushner may not be Kissinger, but at least he’s not Kerry

February 28, 2019 11:09 am

The personal Middle East diplomacy of the president’s son-in-law may have helped move things forward for the first time in many years

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Bibi’s new alliance has caused an Israeli identity crisis

February 26, 2019 4:13 pm

By welcoming Otzma Yehudit, he has ceded the moral highground

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The collapse of Isis has sparked a new rift between Trump and Europe

February 22, 2019 6:55 am

Despite the vocal gusts blowing from the other side of the Atlantic, Europe is at a loss over what to do about the looming problem of returning jihadists

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Making gay rights great again

February 21, 2019 1:34 pm

The Trump administration takes the pink offensive to Iran — and beyond!

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Bibi blows up Israel’s Central European alliance

February 19, 2019 11:38 am

The Israeli premier clashes with Poland over the Holocaust

benny gantz

Is Benny Gantz the man who could topple Netanyahu?

February 13, 2019 11:56 am

A former general has emerged as a challenger to the Israeli Prime Minister

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Trump should use the State of the Union to end the Afghanistan war

February 5, 2019 5:13 pm

We’ve spent trillions of dollars on years of war. And for what?

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What Syria should teach us about Venezuela

January 30, 2019 8:04 am

The louder Washington calls for Nicolás Maduro’s ouster, the more likely it is that he will survive

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Is a hanged child rapist part of the persecuted LGBT minority in Iran?

January 29, 2019 6:37 am

According to the western media, yes

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Will nothing sate John Bolton’s lust for war?

January 14, 2019 4:49 pm

His thirst for martial acts suggests that he wants to wage a war against Iran, one that would result in regime change

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The beginning is nigh

January 2, 2019 10:55 am

20 predictions for 2019

iraq

Why has Trump followed his impulses to Iraq?

December 26, 2018 6:37 pm

The unannounced visit serves as a welcome distraction

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Trump’s Mideast carve-up

December 26, 2018 3:48 pm

Christmas came early for Turkey

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Boycott Christmas!

December 25, 2018 8:53 am

Don’t be fooled by the Zionist narrative!

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Trump’s sudden Syria pullout reveals his administration’s chaos – and misguided priorities

December 20, 2018 5:36 pm

Whatever trust there was between the White House and the Pentagon has vanished

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Donald Trump is a man of peace – his enemies are a war machine

December 20, 2018 7:22 am

War brings our elite together

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Ignore the hawks, Trump’s Syria withdrawal is bold and brave

December 20, 2018 5:18 am

It makes a conflict with Iran less likely

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‘Theresa May has failed Pakistan’s Christians’: An interview with Asia Bibi’s lawyer

December 13, 2018 1:21 pm

Saif ul-Malook on fearing for his life and defending Asia Bibi from blasphemy

Jamal Khashoggi TIME person of the year

Jamal Khashoggi is the right TIME Person of the Year – for all the wrong reasons

December 11, 2018 12:34 pm

Khashoggi represented everything that is repressive and repugnant about journalism in the Arab world. Why is he so honored?

saudi arabia

Has Saudi Arabia just pivoted towards Russia?

December 1, 2018 9:25 am

Macron, MBS, Putin, and the future world order

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Why are reporters so desperate for Trump and Bolton to hear the Khashoggi snuff tape?

November 28, 2018 1:18 pm

We don’t need leaders to listen to a murder to know what happened

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What is the left’s problem with Tulsi Gabbard?

November 24, 2018 10:23 am

The Hawaiian congresswoman has few friends on her side of the aisle

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Why Trump is right to stand by Saudi Arabia

November 20, 2018 3:19 pm

The media’s hypocrisy over Jamal Khashoggi stinks. The president is wise to ignore it

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If Britain won’t offer Asia Bibi asylum, Trump should

November 11, 2018 6:28 am

The President has an opportunity to show that America First still stands for religious freedom everywhere.

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What Mohammed bin Salman did next

November 2, 2018 7:01 am

After the Khashoggi murder, the Saudi regime seems curiously pliant to western interests