Added on 11/07/2014
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ALEXIA UNDERWOOD, ARABLIT: She was a presidential candidate so it’s not surprising that Mona Prince has much to say about today’s Egypt
Added on 08/07/2014
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CROSSROADS ARABIA: It’s a significant moment that’s certainly not lost on the government and people of the Kingdom
Added on 05/07/2014
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Israel , Israeli views on the peace process , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , Palestine , Palestinian exodus , Palestinian Territories , Politics , United States , War/Conflict
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: It’s clear that Israel’s character and actions have been shaped by its past. There’s a warning to Palestinians.
Added on 12/04/2014
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JEROME SLATER, MONDOWEISS: Simon Schama is a popular and highly respected historian. But Israel appears to be his blind-spot.
Added on 18/03/2014
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America , Arab , Arab citizens of Israel , Arab people , Arab world , Asia , Diane Rehm , Donna Shalala , Ethnic groups in the Arab League , Iraq , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , North Africa , Racism in the Arab world , Social Issues , United States , Zaha Hadid
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: They have played, and continue to play, a vital role in U.S society but their voices go unheard.
Added on 17/02/2014
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PETER VAN BUREN, INFORMED COMMENT: Drone attacks on U.S nationals overseas could be a portent of things to come at home.
Added on 24/01/2014
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RAMZY BAROUD: There are a lot of confused people sitting in Washington waiting to hear how they should keep Israel happy.
Added on 03/01/2014
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PHILIP WEISS: 2014 is set to be a pivotal year for ‘the lobby’ in the United States, according to a leading commentator
Added on 16/11/2013
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JONATHAN COOK; It’s looking increasingly likely that Yasser Arafat was poisoned with polonium. So what’s been the result of his ‘removal’?
Added on 04/11/2013
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SASHA FRANICEVIC: Saudi Arabia has enjoyed pole position in the energy stakes for some time. Recent developments with shale gas provide a major challenge for the Kingdom
Added on 02/11/2013
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JUAN COLE: Nouri Al-Maliki is in Washington pushing for increased U.S involvement in his country’s affairs. I have one word of advice to President Obama – resist!
Added on 02/11/2013
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JONATHAN COOK: We’re stumbling towards a conclusion with which the Israeli authorities would be very happy – a stalled process with the potential added extra of a Palestinian walkout
Added on 29/10/2013
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RAMZY BAROUD: The sectarian genie that was released via the US invasion of Iraq is now running rampant around the Middle East
Added on 25/10/2013
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An Egyptian delegation heading to Moscow just after the United States cut $300 million out of its aid package to Cairo to punish the July 3 military coup there has raised speculation that Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s military junta is shopping for a new superpower patron. In the 1960s at the height of the Cold […]
Added on 17/10/2013
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JAMES M. DORSEY: It’s clear that Washington has embarked on a major re-alignment of its strategic resources in the Middle East.
Added on 10/10/2013
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RAMZY BAROUD: The ‘pampered men’ of the PNA are in no hurry to take on a ‘national liberation project’. The attack on Gaza continues.
Added on 26/09/2013
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NASEEM TARAWNAH: It’s curious watching while other countries decide what to do with the place where you live.
Added on 22/09/2013
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STEVE ROYSTON: A recently published book on the Kingdom seems to be designed to pander to all of the usual Western prejudices. Why so?
Added on 17/09/2013
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MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: The hope has long since disappeared. Since the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin Israel has pursued a relentless course.
Added on 11/09/2013
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JUAN COLE: By taking the words of John Kerry and quickly formulating a new policy on Syria Putin has saved Obama from a major political embarrassment