Marc Lynch

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King Kendrick and the Ivory Tower

Last week, the International Studies Association (ISA) provoked an online firestorm by floating a new policy banning editors of its journals from blogging. Last year's ...

Marc Lynch

Consent of the Governors

Citizens of an Arab country recently went to the polls to vote in a highly-touted referendum designed to turn the page on a violent and ...

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Let Your People Go

"Constructing democratic institutions and political infrastructure cannot be done overnight," intones Amr Moussa, head of the drafting committee for Egypt's new constitution. Perhaps. But you ...

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The Middle East Channel’s Best of 2013

It's that time of year again: my annual picks for the best books, articles, Middle East Channel posts, and -- of course -- hip hop ...

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The Political Science of Syria’s War

Syria is about to enter its third year of a brutal conflict that has killed more than 100,000 people and driven millions from their homes. ...

Marc Lynch

The Dark List

I am not a big fan of lists. I happen to think that Kendrick Lamar owned 2013, but what is it to me if somebody ...

Marc Lynch

Spoiler Alert

The Geneva P5+1 interim agreement with Iran is already the most important Middle Eastern diplomatic gambit since the Camp David Accords between Egypt and Israel ...

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Peak Middle East?

Secretary of State John Kerry can't seem to find enough ways these days to express his acceptance of Egypt's military coup regime. In a visit ...

Marc Lynch

The Entrepreneurs of Cynical Sectarianism

A group of Syrian-Americans arrived at an academic conference at Lehigh University last week in Bashar al-Assad T-shirts and draped in Syrian flags adorned with ...

Marc Lynch

The Middle East Power Vacuum

Despite the surface froth, the Middle East has been frozen in place for the last few months. Nothing of consequence has happened in Egypt since ...

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