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Why Syria Will Keep Provoking Israel

Oddly enough, Saturday's car bombing in Damascus will serve Iran's interests. Tehran thrives on chaos, which presents it an opportunity to come to the aid of...

Lebanon: In Search of a President

Lebanon's art-deco parliament building in downtown Beirut has the look of an old-time movie palace, which seemed appropriate on Tuesday as a steady stream of...

A Double Murder in Beirut

The brutal slaying of two young Sunni Muslims in what appears to have been an act of tribal revenge by a Shi'ite clan has reminded Lebanon of the deadly...

Iraqi Insurgents Chastise Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda has overstayed its welcome among a powerful group of Iraqi insurgents. One of the most influential nationalist insurgent groups in Iraq has asked Osama...

Shi'a vs. Shi'a in Najaf

When the Iraqi Army, supported by American air power, battled militants outside the Shi'a holy city of Najaf last weekend it seemed at first like just another...

Turkey's Gift Horse

After much debate, Turkey's parliament voted last week to send some 10,000 troops to help keep the peace in Iraq. The news couldn't have been better timed for...

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