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Tag Archives: the Middle East

Saudi Arabia and the United States: Elections Don’t Matter

Mark Mazzetti and Matt Apuzzo’s January 24, 2016 piece in the The New York Times is a great primer for anyone who believes the next U.S. President will take anti-Saudi action … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Terrorism: ISIS and the Marketing Proposition

Everyday brings a new story on how ISIS has plunged into previously uncharted depths of depravity. It’s obvious that things have got out of hand when that bastion of credible … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Middle East: To Parent or Guide is the Question

A few days ago, I wrote a post recommending the United States use its ever decreasing influence in the Middle East to develop a coalition of regional powers to counter … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 4 Comments