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A Taliban fighter raises the movementÕs flag as they take a tour of the military assets that were left behind on the military airbase side of the Hamid Karzai International Airport, in the wake of the American forces completing their withdrawal from the country in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. (MARCUS YAM / LOS ANGELES TIMES)
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Analysis: In the aftermath of the chaotic US withdrawal, Abu Dhabi is pursuing its geopolitical objectives while seeking favour with Western allies.
The first Turkish military drone lands at Gecitkale Airport on December 16, 2019.
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Analysis: Turkey has sold its Bayraktar TB2 drones to over a dozen countries in Europe, North Africa, and Central Asia. Rapidly becoming ubiquitous, they are also being used in an ever-greater number of global conflicts.
Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin claps as he arrives at a campaign rally on October 31, 2021 in Abingdon, Virginia
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Analysis: The state seemed to have turned blue, but a well-run Republican campaign was able to tap into a diverse and frustrated constituency.
In-depth Ali Adam
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Analysis: The UK government's decision to outlaw Hamas could weaken moderates, empower hardliners, and effectively end track two diplomacy. It could also hinder humanitarian work in the besieged Gaza Strip.
West Bank Palestinian man Jenin - getty
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Analysis: Since the end of the Second Intifada, armed activism in the West Bank has almost completely disappeared. Analysts say its re-emergence reflects frustration at both Israel's military occupation and Palestinian political structures.
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Analysis: Turkey remains stuck in the middle of Syria's conflict with no clear exit strategy, two powerful nations with more influence, and growing resentment at home.
In-depth Paul Iddon
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Analysis: The list of controversial candidates reflects the chaotic climate surrounding the polls, amid disputes over the rules underpinning the vote, its legal basis, and whether free and fair elections are possible at all.
Soldier standing outside of a tank, and holding Cyprus Flag in the parade. Cyprus mark the 54th anniversary of its independence from British colonial rule with a military parade in Nicosia
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Analysis: Cyprus has upped its regional diplomatic outreach to counter Turkey's foreign policy, but the increasing militarisation of these alliances could jeopardise the resolution of the island's frozen conflict.
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Analysis: As regional countries come to terms with the Assad regime's survival, Syria could become an arena of growing geopolitical and economic competition between Tehran and Abu Dhabi.