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Smoke rises in East Jerusalem during a battle in the 1967 Middle East War, widely known as the Six Day War, in this picture released on June 4, 2007 by Israel's Defence Ministry (Handout/Reuters).

Weekend Reading: Leaving Istanbul, the Meaning of June 1967, and Protest in Oman

Andrew Wessels explores the meaning of home as he recounts his life in Istanbul that was brought to an end by the increasing uncertainty and instability that followed last year’s coup attempt. Ahmad Samih Khalidi considers the lasting legacy of the 1967 Six Day War on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Read More

May 15, 2017

Turkey
Donald Trump Is Repeating Obama’s Errors in Dealing With Turkey’s Erdogan: But There Is Another Way Forward

Trump's critical meeting with the controversial Turkish strongman comes after a long litany of American mistakes.

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May 14, 2017

Saudi Arabia
Why the Myth of Sunni-Shia Conflict Defines Middle East Policy—and Why It Shouldn’t

Is the Muslim world divided over an ancient sectarian conflict? Not really: It's twenty-first-century power politics.

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