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Siemens’ Crimea Scandal

A Story of Desperate Moscow? by Maia Otarashvili The Russia and Crimea sanctions continue to make the region’s business environment …

Washington’s Dead End in Syria

Victory Will Only Last if the U.S. Stays by Sam Heller On July 4, the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), …

Filling the Vacuum in Libya

The Need for a Political, Not Military Solution by Elissa Miller Since the fall of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi in 2011, …

The Race for Deir Ez’zor

Are the US and Iran Headed for a Confrontation in Eastern Syria? by Yasmine El-Geressi ISIS has been defeated in …

Making Syria Safe for Refugees

How to Head Off a Humanitarian Crisis by Alexander Decina As Russia’s “de-escalation plan” for the ongoing war in Syria …

Britain’s Obstacles to Brexit

Time, Money, Trade and Migration by Yasmine El-Geressi Brexit talks are moving forward against a backdrop of a weakened Prime …

Tunisia, a Success Story?

The Troubles Rattling Its Still Fragile Democracy by Sarah Feuer On May 23, as U.S. President Donald Trump began his first …

Hezbollah’s Refugee Quandary

Anti-Refugee Campaign Has Disastrous Consequences   by Hanin Ghaddar*   While the Lebanese army was raiding the Lebanese town Ersal, where …

Rebooting American Foreign Policy

Where to Go From Here * The greatest threat to U.S. national security is North Korea’s accelerating nuclear and missile …