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July 12, 2012

United States
Middle East Matters This Week: Syria’s Defections and Diplomacy, Egypt’s Power Struggles

Significant Middle East Developments Syria. UN Security Council members today began discussing a draft resolution on Syria in New York. Russia and the Western nations on the 15-member council have d…

Syria's president Bashar al-Assad meets UN Syria peace envoy Kofi Annan in Damascus on July 9, 2012 (Courtesy Reuters).

July 12, 2012

Politics and Government
The World Next Week: Clinton Meets Morsi, India Picks a President, Hungary Hosts the EU and IMF, and Somalia Struggles

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit to Egypt; the Indian presidential election; the European Commission-International Monetary Fu…

Hillary Clinton on Plane

October 14, 2016

Asia
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering from October 8 to October 15, was compile…

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June 12, 2017

Qatar
Untangling the Qatar Kerfuffle

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

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.