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A decade later, Saddam remains an important symbol to many disillusioned Sunni Arabs.
Decades ago, American military and intelligence communities did nothing to stop Saddam Hussein's chemical attacks.
Even if Mosul falls, disputes between the Shi'a, Sunni and Kurdish political and military factions will lead to Islamic State's return.
The war for Iraq and Syria will change the Greater Middle East.
Barack Obama's legacy in the Middle East will divide historians.
No side will emerge untainted by the harrowing violence in the streets of Aleppo.
The violence of Trumpism is the symptom of a wider global crisis.
Arbitrary limits on free speech, access to information and political activism: authoritarianism in Tajikistan is peaking.
Powerful modern forces, not simply sectarianism and terrorism, are shaping the new Iraq.
How food insecurity, drone wars, revolution, conflict and foreign intervention pushed Yemen to the brink.
Were the Turkish president's ties to the Muslim Brotherhood a factor in the coup?
War in northern Syria is reshaping the Middle East.
The failure of humanity in the Middle East paints a grim picture of a dystopian world of perpetual war, an enduring global refugee crisis and collapsing states.
The 2014 Gaza War continues to reverberate across Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
The Asad regime and the war for Syria.
Dr. Ahron Bregman on Israeli-Hezbollah relations and the current tensions between the rivals in Lebanon and Syria.
What will happen to Islamic State after the recapturing of its key territories in Syria and Iraq?
Washington is playing yesterday's game in the Middle East: The new administration will only deepen the crisis.
The Iraqi borderlands and their existing highways to neighbouring countries remain a key factor in fuelling regional conflict.
The War for the Greater Middle East: The threshold between post-modern and advanced combat.
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