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Weekend Reading: The Syrian Opposition, Iraq’s Identity, and Hamas Holds Back...For Now

October 16, 2015

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Aymenn al-Tamimi examines the potential for a unified Syrian opposition as a result of Russian intervention.

Harith Hasan al-Qarawee and Matthew Schweitzer outline a strategy to rebuild Iraq’s cultural and historical identity.

Abeer Ayyoub explores the reasons why Hamas is, for the moment, avoiding conflict with Israel as tensions in the West Bank and Jerusalem rises.

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