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June 12, 2017

Qatar
A Palestinian man holds a Qatari flag during a rally in support of Qatar, inside Qatari-funded construction project 'Hamad City', in the southern Gaza Strip June 9, 2017. Untangling the Qatar Kerfuffle

Sure, the tiny gulf state is a lousy ally — but so is everyone else in the region. 

May 1, 2017

Palestinian Territories
Abbas pic Palestinian President Abbas’ Washington Challenge

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas faces one of the greatest negotiating challenges of his political career on Wednesday when he meets President Trump at the White House: He must convince many skept…

July 16, 2013

International Organizations
Guest Post: UNSC Debate on the Protection of Journalists in Armed Conflict

Julia Trehu is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. On Wednesday, July 17, the United States Mission to the United Nations (UN), which holds the UN Secu…

June 7, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: Targeted Killings, Syria, and Military Contractors You Might Have Missed: Targeted Killings, Syria, and Military Contractors

Lance M. Bacon, “Soldiers Go Global,” Army Times, June 10, 2013. While the Army’s primary mission remains its ability to fight and win the nation’s wars, this new model places greater emphasis on th…

May 14, 2012

United States
Brennan and Hadi Escalating America’s Third War in Yemen

America’s Third War is escalating quickly in the skies over Yemen. Despite previous rebuffs from the White House, last month the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) and the CIA—which both run par…