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Arabs and Kurds – Why can’t they just get along?

U.S. Army Colonel Norvell DeAtkine examines the age old clash between Arabs and Kurds. The young Kurdish interpreter for American troops pointed to a tattered Iraqi flag flying over a small government building. He told me with bitterness in his voice that just seeing that… Keep Reading

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Middle East – North Africa News Brief

Narrowed Middle East and Northern Africa News Composition Briefing, Regional Low Intensity Conflicts, February 26th to March 14th – Current as of March 15, 2018. This week’s report covers Turkey, Egypt, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Turkey Overall Security and Stability Situation in Turkey: Turkey continues to combat… Keep Reading

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Middle East – North Africa News Brief

Extended Middle East and Northern Africa News Composition Briefing: Regional Low Intensity Conflicts, February 18th to February 25th – Current as of February 26, 2018. This week’s report covers Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Yemen, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia and Syria. | Suggested reading: “Saudi Arabia, al Qaeda… Keep Reading

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Middle East – North Africa News Brief

Extended Middle East and Northern Africa News Composition Briefing: Regional Low Intensity Conflicts, January 23rd to January 29th – Current as of January 30, 2018. This week’s report covers Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Iraq and Iran. | For information about the ongoing widespread anti-austerity protests in Tunisia, please… Keep Reading

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Erdogan’s referendum, the end of Turkey’s democracy?

Turkey is a valid example of what I spoke of in my Shifting Sands of the Dictator opinion piece last Sunday. For decades, the citizens of Turkey lived under a military dictatorship, or under the seemingly benevolent rule of authoritarian governing. It was not until 2002… Keep Reading

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