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Middle East



  • The Only Way to End ‘Endless War’

    by Stephen Wertheim

    To get serious about stopping endless war, American leaders must do what they most resist: end America’s commitment to armed supremacy and embrace a world of pluralism and peace.



  • Preventing an Israeli-Iran War

    by Alon Ben-Meir

    The EU is in a unique position to prevent the outbreak of a war between Israel and Iran that could engulf the Middle East in a war that no one can win.


  • The Golan Heights: Its History and Significance Today

    by Moriel Ram

    Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights might have serious repercussions for the future but to understand exactly why, and how, it’s necessary to first understand the past.      



  • New Interactive Tool Maps the American War on Terror

    by Stephanie Savell

    In general, the American public has largely ignored these post-9/11 wars and their costs. But the vastness of Washington’s counterterror activities suggests, now more than ever, that it’s time to pay attention.



  • The History of Poisoning the Well

    From ancient Mesopotamia to modern-day Iraq, the threat to a region’s water supply is the cruelest cut of all