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May 4, 2011

Palestinian Territories
Siniora: U.S. Must Capitalize on bin Laden Killing to Address Mideast Issues

Fuad Siniora, former prime minister of Lebanon, discusses the implications of Osama bin Laden’s death for the Middle East, the Hamas-Fatah agreement, and the U.S. role in supporting the Arab Spring w…

September 26, 2014

Iraq
Iraqi President Fuad Masum on ISIS and Iraq's Challenges

Iraqi President Fuad Masum joins Michael R. Gordon, national security correspondent for the New York Times, to discuss ISIS and the current situation in Iraq.

September 26, 2014

Iraq
Iraqi President Fuad Masum on ISIS and Iraq's Challenges

Iraqi President Fuad Masum joins Michael R. Gordon, national security correspondent for the New York Times, to discuss ISIS and the current situation in Iraq.

December 27, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
Mohamad Chatah, R.I.P.

Mohamad Chatah was killed by terrorists in Beirut today. Chatah was a former ambassador to the United States and minister of finance, and chief adviser to Fouad Siniora when Siniora was prime ministe…

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March 11, 2013

Development
Question of the Week: Inequality Part II

How does inequality affect economic growth? Question of the Week posts review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background information and links to a full spec…

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September 28, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Who Will Speak Up for Lebanon?

Lebanon’s sovereignty and its territorial integrity were for decades violated by Syria, during the years of Syrian occupation: 1976 to 2005. After the occupation ended, the Assad regime in Syria cont…

January 12, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
Can Lebanon Escape?

A supporter waves a Lebanese flag over thousands of anti-Syrian protesters during a rally in Beirut March 14, 2005. (Damir Sagolj/Courtesy Reuters) Newspapers today are reporting that Hezbollah-back…

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September 25, 2015

Iraq
Assessing Iraq's Regional Foreign and Security Policy

Ibrahim al-Alshaiqer al-Jaafari discusses Iraqi regional relations and global affairs.

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September 21, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
UN Resolutions on the Mideast and North Africa

Summaries and links to the seminal United Nations Security Council and General Assembly resolutions for the post-colonial period, focusing on those related to the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle …

November 13, 2014

United States
This Week: Iran Negotiations, Jordan-Israel Crisis Talks, and New Syria Truce Proposal

Significant Developments Iran. Negotiators from Iran and the P5+1 countries hinted at a possible extension of the November 24 deadline for a nuclear deal, after three days of talks in Oman failed to…

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L), EU envoy Catherine Ashton (C) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meet in Muscat November 10, 2014 (Kamm/Courtesy Reuters).