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What We’re Reading: The Benghazi Attack

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Why the Poland-Belarus Border Crisis Won’t Last

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The Debate Over America First

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The Illusion of Arab Nationalism

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The Arab uprisings briefly resurrected the idea of Arab nationalism. During the 2011 Pan Arab Games in Qatar, spectators sang the unofficial Arab national...

The World Ocean Versus the Continent

For centuries, the power that controls the seas – the “World Ocean” – has successfully stymied...

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Japan’s Indispensable Role in Southeast Asia

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The UAE’s Quest to Rehabilitate the Syrian Regime

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From the Earth to the Moon

I spent the past few nights watching the series, “From the Earth to the Moon,” which depicts the American side of the space race....

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