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express
Isis defeat in Raqqa leaves US still fighting on several fronts in Syriarecapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victor
express / Posted yesterday
recapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victory,” said Bilal Saab, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute. “Addressing the economic, political grievances of the Sunnis so that another ISIS doesn't come about... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for USrecapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victor
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
recapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victory,” said Bilal Saab, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute. “Addressing the economic, political grievances of the Sunnis so that another ISIS doesn’t come about... Read more
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Swissinfo
Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for U.Srecapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victor
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
recapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victory," said Bilal Saab, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute. "Addressing the economic, political grievances of the Sunnis so that another ISIS doesn't come about... Read more
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Swissinfo
Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for U.S.recapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victor
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
recapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victory," said Bilal Saab, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute. "Addressing the economic, political grievances of the Sunnis so that another ISIS doesn't come about... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for USrecapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
recapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victory," said Bilal Saab, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute. "Addressing the economic, political grievances of the Sunnis so that another ISIS doesn't come about... Read more
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Reuters
Defeat of Islamic State in Raqqa may herald wider struggle for U.S.recapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victor
Reuters / Posted yesterday
recapturing Raqqa is important symbolically, talk about almost a pyrrhic victory,” said Bilal Saab, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute. “Addressing the economic, political grievances of the Sunnis so that another ISIS doesn’t come about... Read more
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Reuters
A divided Iraq tests U.S. influence as fight against Islamic State wanesafter already failing to delay the independence referendum, in which the Kurds
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
after already failing to delay the independence referendum, in which the Kurds voted to secede. Paul Salem, from the Middle East Institute think tank in Washington, said Barzani was learning that he had “very few friends and he is a much... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Iranian president warns Trump not to isolate United Statesstate it used to be seen as by many outside forces,” said Majidyar, who is dire
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
state it used to be seen as by many outside forces,” said Majidyar, who is director of a project called IranObserved at the Middle East Institute. Rouhani said Iran never trusted the United States. He gave assurances to the Iranian people that if... Read more
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The Washington Times
ISIS draws battle to Libya; U.S. military respondsLibyans are also known to have gone to Syria and Iraq for Islamic State. Mr. Wi
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
Libyans are also known to have gone to Syria and Iraq for Islamic State. Mr. Winer, now a scholar at the Washington-based Middle East Institute, noted Wednesday that Libya has been second only to Tunisia as a source country for the terrorist... Read more
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TribLIVE
Amazon exec with Pittsburgh ties wants city focused on STEM education for HQ2on the shortlist. Peduto, during remarks Tuesday night before Apple co-founder
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
on the shortlist. Peduto, during remarks Tuesday night before Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak spoke at the American Middle East Institute conference, said he had a phone call that day with the person “who's basically going to be the one... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bloomberg: "Putin Is The New Master Of The Middle East"for Russia, Putin has another material advantage over American presidents accor
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 days ago
for Russia, Putin has another material advantage over American presidents according to Paul Salem, vice president of the Middle East Institute in Washington. He has no Congress to worry about, and no elections that he risks losing. Putin has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Islamic State Regrouping in Libyan Desert, Experts Warnfor not just terrorist elements but also criminal elements to operate across th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
for not just terrorist elements but also criminal elements to operate across the borders," David Mack, an expert at the Middle East Institute and a former U.S. diplomat to Libya, told VOA. Mack said the U.S. and EU must not let Libya move to... Read more
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Breitbart
Dina Powell Spoke at Gala that Honored Palestinian Extremist, Conspiracy Theoristto justify Palestinian “resistance” against the Jewish state. Powell was one o
Breitbart / Posted 19 days ago
to justify Palestinian “resistance” against the Jewish state. Powell was one of seven personalities featured at the Middle East Institute’s 66th Annual Banquet, which took place November 13, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington DC.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kurdish independence vote damages U.S. efforts to preserve unified Iraq1991 Gulf War. "The Americans are the midwife of Iraqi Kurdistan," said Robert
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
1991 Gulf War. "The Americans are the midwife of Iraqi Kurdistan," said Robert Ford, a retired U.S. diplomat now with the Middle East Institute think tank, who served as deputy ambassador to Iraq. "The Kurds moving ahead (with the vote) is a sign... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kurdish independence vote damages US efforts to preserve unified Iraq1991 Gulf War. “The Americans are the midwife of Iraqi Kurdistan,” said Robert
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
1991 Gulf War. “The Americans are the midwife of Iraqi Kurdistan,” said Robert Ford, a retired US diplomat now with the Middle East Institute think tank, who served as deputy ambassador to Iraq. “The Kurds moving ahead (with the vote) is a sign... Read more
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Swissinfo
Kurdish independence vote damages U.S. efforts to preserve unified Iraq1991 Gulf War. "The Americans are the midwife of Iraqi Kurdistan," said Robert
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
1991 Gulf War. "The Americans are the midwife of Iraqi Kurdistan," said Robert Ford, a retired U.S. diplomat now with the Middle East Institute think tank, who served as deputy ambassador to Iraq. "The Kurds moving ahead (with the vote) is a sign... Read more
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Reuters
Kurdish independence vote damages U.S. efforts to preserve unified Iraq1991 Gulf War. “The Americans are the midwife of Iraqi Kurdistan,” said Robert
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
1991 Gulf War. “The Americans are the midwife of Iraqi Kurdistan,” said Robert Ford, a retired U.S. diplomat now with the Middle East Institute think tank, who served as deputy ambassador to Iraq. “The Kurds moving ahead (with the vote) is a sign... Read more
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EuroNews
Hezbollah's New Strength Leaves Israeli Border Tensethe government and counts the country's president, Michel Aoun, as a staunch al
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
the government and counts the country's president, Michel Aoun, as a staunch ally. Randa Slim, a Hezbollah expert at the Middle East Institute and Johns Hopkins University, said that while the group is looking to preserve its standing as one of... Read more
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BBC News
Tiger fur-lined robes... what do Saudi gifts to Trump mean?an exchange of thoughtful - and sometimes not-so-thoughtful - gifts. Gerald Fe
BBC News / Posted 1 months ago
an exchange of thoughtful - and sometimes not-so-thoughtful - gifts. Gerald Feierstein, director of Gulf affairs for the Middle East Institute, says the practice of gift-giving is not unique to the Gulf kingdom. He recalls receiving a Rolex... Read more
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The Hill
Local heroes use fresh approach against extremist barbarityIbn Ziaten, Saleh, and the other heroes and leaders in the fight for hearts and
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
Ibn Ziaten, Saleh, and the other heroes and leaders in the fight for hearts and minds. Wendy Chamberlin, president of the Middle East Institute, previously served as U.S. ambassador to Laos and Pakistan, and as deputy high commissioner in the... Read more

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