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Iran Using Iraqi Kurdistan Against the U.S. and Turkey

Iran Using Iraqi Kurdistan Against the U.S. and Turkey

The rocket attacks in Iraqi Kurdistan’s capital, likely by elements from within the Iran-aligned Iraqi Shiite militia nexus, are an opportunity for Washington to recognize it is without a policy, let alone a long-term strategy, in Iraq.

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ISIS Attacks Rekindle Iraqi-Saudi Conflict
ISIS Attacks Rekindle Iraqi-Saudi Conflict
The latest suicide attacks in Iraq show that
Turkey, Russia, & the Next Phase of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Turkey, Russia, & the Next Phase
Following the outbreak of the most deadly fighting
As U.S. Elections Near, the Risk of Extremist Violence Increases
U.S. Elections and Extremist Violence
The United States continues to experience high levels

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Why democracy in Myanmar was so easily crushed

Why democracy in Myanmar was so easily crushed

Once again, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s most famous citizen, finds herself under arrest. History rhymes, but it never repeats

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The Coming Turkish-Iranian Confrontation

The Coming Turkish-Iranian Confrontation

On Feb. 16, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that his country will expand its cross-border operations against Kurdish militants

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