Tag Archives: World War I

Black Leaders Matter

On MLK Day, a historian’s reminder that many generations of leaders contributed to the civil rights movement’s accomplishments.

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Who Will Make the Middle East’s New Map?

The U.S. wants countries like Iraq and Syria to remain unified failing which it fears complicated new realities will emerge. But those complications are already here

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ISIS: The Spoils of the ‘Great Loot’ in the Middle East

Military intervention in Iraq by the United States and its allies will accelerate the divisions in the Middle East. If the White House is serious about stemming the chaos, it should stop fueling the Syrian civil war, lean on the Gulf monarchies to end their sectarian jihad against Shiites, pressure the Israelis to settle with the Palestinians, and end the campaign to isolate Iran.

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