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America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

Comment: A string of defeats for pro-Israel candidates shows that Israeli support is not enough to overcome the progressive wave taking over the Democratic party, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota primary

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Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota primary

Muslim congresswoman Ilhan Omar batted away a challenger and retained her title.

Pro-Palestine candidate Cori <em>Bush</em> wins US congress primary

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Pro-Palestine candidate Cori Bush wins US congress primary

Cori Bush earned a reputation as a fierce activist on the streets against police brutality in Missouri, and she made headlines for ...

Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

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Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

Biden has pledged to demolish Trump policies on Day One, including reversing Trump’s ban on immigration from mainly Muslim countries and restore ...

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US extends national emergency for Lebanon citing Hezbollah tensions

The growing power of Hezbollah constitutes an 'extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States', Trump said.

Nazli Tarzi

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Once Upon a Time in Iraq is a gripping but fragmented portrayal of a nation torn apart by war.

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Comment: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen takes a deep dive into what's driving bin Zayed's aggressive foreign policy agenda, the risks involved, and ...

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Trump moves Bush, Clinton portraits to disused room

Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton said in his recently published book that Trump "despised" both Bush and Bush's ...

US will likely stay in Afghanistan, regardless of election

Sara Bakhtiar

US will likely stay in Afghanistan, regardless of election

Comment: Though Biden talks about 'ending endless wars', he would likely prolong and even expand the drone programme and US presence in ...

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Trump prepared to 'support Israeli attack on Iran': Bolton

Bolton was fired by Trump as National Security Adviser almost a year ago.

Bolton to release book unveiling litany of Trump misconduct

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Bolton to release book unveiling litany of Trump misconduct

The former security advisor's explosive new book will suggest Trump committed impeachable offences beyond Ukraine, and that his entire foreign ...

US to sanction ICC officials who prosecute US troops

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US to sanction ICC officials who prosecute US troops

The White House has called a probe into alleged US war crimes in Afghanistan 'an attack on the rights of the American people', threatening ...

Trump disregarding US constitution, Colin Powell says

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Trump disregarding US constitution, Colin Powell says

Former military chief Colin Powell warned that US President Donald Trump is drifting away from the constitution.

US Democrats press anti-racism reforms as protests continue

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US Democrats press anti-racism reforms as protests continue

Democrats vowed to press legislation to fight systemic racism in US law enforcement as the battle for change triggered by the police killing of ...

Sam Hamad

How jail became a death sentence for Egyptian filmmaker

Comment: Medical negligence for political prisoners means time in Egyptian jail is nothing short of a death sentence, writes Sam Hamad.

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The Iraq Report: Protest movement revives as lockdown eased

The Iraqi deep state is on full alert, showing demonstrators they will be killed if they continue to ask for change.

Sam Hamad

Assad's henchmen in the dock, Syrians inch towards justice

Comment: Assad's torturous regime prevails, but the trial in Germany that puts his accused henchmen in the dock is a step closer to justice for ...

Arash Azizi

Why sanctions on Iran should be lifted now

Comment: In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, sanctions have become an aid to a humanitarian catastrophe that could facilitate the ...

Iraq still in chaos 17 years after US invasion

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Iraq still in chaos 17 years after US invasion

The US invasion in 2003, which promised liberty and democracy, led to the deaths of millions of Iraqis, destroyed much of the country's ...

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

Florence Dixon

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

In-depth: From Amo to Habibi, Bernie Sanders has become the first presidential candidate in US history to embrace the Arab community, and ...

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Faysal and Nizar Mohamad

Trump's 'Deal of the Century' hijacked the international order

Comment: The PA and EU have a chance to reclaim an international order hijacked by Israeli obstructionism and American unpredictability, write ...

'Defiant' CIA waterboarding expert James Mitchell testifies at Guantanamo

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'Defiant' CIA waterboarding expert James Mitchell testifies at Guantanamo

A former air force psychologist who helped create the CIA's brutal and controversial interrogation program testified at Guantanamo Bay, where he ...

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