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The Gulf Crisis: Secondary Effects

Published on June 13th, 2017 | by Guest

by James Spencer There is a putative Chinese curse: “may you live in interesting times.” It’s especially the case where the markets are concerned. Markets hate instability, and yet that is exactly what they have experienced ... Read More


Saudi Arabia

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A Call to End U.S. Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

Published on June 13th, 2017 | by Guest

by Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio A coalition of activists and U.S. lawmakers alarmed about Saudi Arabia’s punishing war in Yemen is trying to block the Trump administration’s pending $510 million weapons sale to Riyadh. The ... Read More


Iran

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The Irrationality of Iran Vilification

Published on June 12th, 2017 | by Guest

by Danny Sjursen “Everywhere you look, if there is trouble in the region,” Secretary of Defense James Mattis told reporters on a mid-April visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, “you find Iran.” I must admit that when ... Read More


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Fifty Years of Opposition

Published on June 11th, 2017 | by Guest

by Dahlia Scheindlin Fifty-fever marking the anniversary since the 1967 war has swept both the Israeli Left and the Right. The Right is dreaming up ever more creative ways to celebrate Israel’s triumph — the culture minister ... Read More


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