Middle East

There are Americans whose negotiating tactics have actually worked in the Middle East. John Kerry should be like them.

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Few people are willing to speak up for disempowered Muslim Brotherhood members.

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John Kerry's Peace Process Is Nearly Dead

And the fault is mostly Netanyahu's

And the fault is mostly Benjamin Netanyahu's.

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Egypt's Invisible Insurgency

Young Islamists are using Facebook to organize violent opposition

After Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s ouster last summer, analysts warned that a disempowered Muslim Brotherhood might embrace jihad. Toppling an elected Islamist government, some argued, would lead the Brotherhood to abandon the democratic procedures that it accepted only belatedly, and advance its theocratic vision through al-Qaeda-like terrorism instead. Nearly eight months later, however, these expectations haven’t materialized.

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A new Obama administration foreign policy post is attracting some controversy. It's really about getting the best people onboard.

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Why unrest persists in Suez but not in other parts of Egypt.

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Obama says he considers foreign policy in its particulars. But that's not the case with Syria.

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Richard Evans on who caused WWI, the best books to read on it, and whether the modern Middle East will spark the next World War.

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Forget the monumental Gaza withdrawal in 2005.Forget his creation of Kadima in 2005 as a new centrist force in Israeli politics.Forget the infamous 2000 Temple Mount visit that may have sparked the Second Intifada.

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This is what it's like to be an American spy in the Middle East.

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