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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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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July 25 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Jul 25 2014, 17:15:40

Eitan Chitayat on being under fire in Tel Aviv. Rami Almeghari on being under fire in Gaza. Gaza and the...

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July 22 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Tue Jul 22 2014, 11:00:23

This article was originally published here on ForeignPolicy.com on Monday, June 21, 2014. In the 1970s, Henry Kissinger fell in...

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July 18 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Jul 18 2014, 17:00:31

Full text of Bashar al-Assad's inauguration speech at his swearing-in ceremony last Wednesday, translated by the Center for Research on Globalization....

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July 15 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Tue Jul 15 2014, 09:49:55

On the Death of a Friend in Israel My friend Elhanan Harlev died on July 1st after a long illness....

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July 11 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Jul 11 2014, 17:00:00

Sarah Carr, writing for Mada Masr, offers an in-depth and graphic look at sexual assault and the Egyptian state. J.J. Goldberg explores the triggers...

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July 2 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Wed Jul 2 2014, 17:00:16

It is time to pause from the grim news coming out of the Middle East and celebrate the 4th of July....

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June 30 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Mon Jun 30 2014, 10:50:53

It seems impossible, but it is true.  President Barack Obama was elected to the highest office in the land in...

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June 27 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Jun 27 2014, 09:00:01

Erbil had a weird feel to it this week.  The euphoria that came when the Kurd's military, known as the...

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June 26 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Thu Jun 26 2014, 09:34:47

My research associate, Alex Brock, is in Cairo getting some well-deserved rest.  I thought you would be interested in his...

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