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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October 17 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Oct 17 2014, 17:00:37

St. Lawrence University offers an interactive look at the Arab uprisings through the lens of graffiti art. Michael Marcusa examines the...

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October 15 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Wed Oct 15 2014, 13:00:49

This article was originally published here on NYTimes.com on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Turkey could still commit itself to becoming...

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October 10 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Oct 10 2014, 17:00:55

Abdul-Ghani Al-Iryani finds that Yemen is becoming polarized between the Shia Houthi rebels and the Sunni Islah Islamist party. J....

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October 8 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Wed Oct 8 2014, 11:00:13

This article was originally published here on ForeignPolicy.com on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Last week, the Turkish Grand National Assembly...

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October 3 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Oct 3 2014, 17:00:12

In this interactive map, David McCandless charts the key players in the Middle East and the relationships between them. Alireza Doostdar...

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September 29 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Mon Sep 29 2014, 12:10:28

Over the last few years, Egypt has become an object lesson in how narrow interests, greed, and politics can quickly...

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September 26 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Sep 26 2014, 17:00:23

An old one from Eric Rouleau, who reflects on his experiences as an Egyptian-Jewish journalist. Omar el-Jaffal examines the phenomenon...

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September 22 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Mon Sep 22 2014, 13:15:12

Every year at the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting there seems to be one world leader who garners all...

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September 20 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Sat Sep 20 2014, 12:00:28

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai reports on the mysteries surrounding Egypt's new surveillance system. Rozh Ahmad interviews a former member of ISIS. Thalia Beaty evaluates the efforts of the...

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September 19 2014

From From the Potomac to the Euphrates Fri Sep 19 2014, 09:50:11

Between the war in Gaza, the ISIS advance on Iraq, Libya's disintegration, and the monumental brutality of the Syrian conflict--the...

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