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ISIS Is Sisi Spelled Backwards

We Arabs have been caught for decades between the horns of a false and oppressive dilemma, forced to either support the ruling autocrats in return ...

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U.S. Iraq Strategy Missing Key Allies As More Troops Set to Deploy

The United States is moving ahead with the deployment of an additional 1,500 American troops to Iraq as part of an effort to retrain the ...

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A Reformer in Name Only

Washington believed Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi would get serious about recruiting Sunni tribes to fight the Islamic State. Now they're not so sure.

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Senate Committee Won’t Let U.S. Troops Fight the Islamic State

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted on Thursday to authorize military force against the Islamic State for three years but prohibited American troops from combat. ...

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The torture report is another in a long line of accountability successes and failures in America

What the Boeing Dreamliner saga, the torture report, and the Iraq War tell us about the successes and failures of accountability in the United States.

The Cable

State Dept: Rebels Are Never Going to Defeat Assad Militarily

In a grim assessment of the U.S.-backed Syrian rebels, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday that the country’s armed opposition will not be ...

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Zero Dark Dishonesty

The CIA says torture helped find Osama bin Laden, but the Senate says it made the search even harder.

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Kerry: Lawmakers Shouldn’t Limit Pentagon Options in Islamic State Fight

Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday asked his former colleagues to pass a new war authorization that would give President Barack Obama flexibility in ...

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Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

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Obama Hammers Sony for Pulling ‘The Interview’

The Liberal Fallacy of the Cuba Deal

The Liberal Fallacy of the Cuba Deal

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