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Russian President Vladimir Putin looks at a map in his country at his residence of Novo-Ogaryevo outside Moscow, 11 August 2006. (Getty Images)

NATO’s Warsaw Summit Leaves Russia Isolated and Dangerous

by: Maia Otarashvili President Putin’s government’s actions over the past few years have left Russia largely isolated from majority of … 373


A Conversation with Kwasi Kwarteng: A Brexiteer’s Celebration

by Stuart Reid “A rising star on the right,” as the BBC has called him, Kwasi Kwarteng was elected to … 220


A Los Angeles Airport Police officer watches over travelers at Los Angeles International Airport on July 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Security is stepped up for the busy Fourth of July travel weekend following deadly attacks on an airport in Turkey that claimed 44 lives, and in Bangladesh where 20 hostages were killed. A pro-ISIS twitter account threatened attacks at airports in Los Angeles, London Heathrow and New York JFK airports but officials are doubting its credibility. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

An Ideology of Impurity: How internal divisions within ISIS may prove to be its undoing

by Joseph Braude Reports that Iraqi Baathists, Iranian elements, and others have played a role in the workings of ISIS … 212

Saudi Affairs

Saudi boys visit the Rolls-Royce stand at the 2013 International Luxury Motor Show in the capital Riyadh on October 29, 2013. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia’s Domestic Auto Industry Gears Up

by Thomas W. Lippman It was easy to be skeptical when Saudi Arabia’s economic planners decided nearly a decade ago … 64


Wine horn with gazelle protome, Sasanian period, 4th century, silver gilt. (courtesy: Juliet Highet)

A Stunning Display of Ancient Iranian Artifacts and Craftwork

by Juliet Highet* For over 1,000 years, Persia played a central role in the history of the ancient world, alongside … 44


Vladimir Lukin President of the Russian Paralympic Committee

Did Politics Ban Russian Paralympians from Participation in the Rio Games?

ZURICH- Majalla: The Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld on Tuesday a ban on Russia’s participation in next month’s Rio … 76

Points of View

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) gives a joint statement with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry prior to their meeting at his Jerusalem office on July 10, 2016. (Getty Images)

Arab-Israeli Relations in a New Regional Framework

by Joseph Braude Over its long decades, the Palestinian cause has been influenced more by what lay under the table … 396
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