Blog entries from: From the Potomac to the Euphrates

Cook examines developments in the Middle East and their resonance in Washington.

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August 30 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Sat Aug 30 2014, 11:00:14

Amberin Zaman looks at Turkish photographer Bunyamin Aygun's 40-day ordeal in captivity. Brian Fishman debunks the many myths about ISIS. VICE...

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August 29 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Aug 29 2014, 11:00:09

This article was originally published here on ForeignPolicy.com on Thursday, August 28, 2014. A bitter proxy war is being waged...

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August 20 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Wed Aug 20 2014, 12:00:35

It's been a violent and eventful summer in the Middle East. I hope readers have an opportunity to escape from...

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August 18 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Mon Aug 18 2014, 11:00:39

I published the following piece in the Outlook section of Sunday's Washington Post. I hope you find it interesting and useful!...

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August 15 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Aug 15 2014, 17:00:40

Full text of the Human Rights Watch report on last year's forcible dispersal of the pro-Morsi Raba'a sit-in. Nabeel Khoury,...

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August 9 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Sat Aug 9 2014, 22:00:09

I coauthored this post with my friend and colleague, Michael Koplow. He is the author of the blog: Ottomans &...

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August 8 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Aug 8 2014, 17:00:45

Mohamad Ballan explores the Islamic State's destruction of religious shrines in historical context. Matthew Barber reports on recent IS advances against Iraqi Kurds and...

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August 6 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Wed Aug 6 2014, 11:00:56

This article was originally published here on Politico.com on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. If Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

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August 1 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Aug 1 2014, 17:00:07

Orit Bashkin examines the role of the radical Israeli left. Ali Mamouri, writing for Al-Monitor, explores why the Islamic State and other fundamentalist Salafi groups...

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July 29 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Tue Jul 29 2014, 11:05:55

This article was originally published here on TimesOfIsrael.com on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Almost from the start of the conflict...

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