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LEBANON PROTEST GIANT FIST

Almost 40% of the world’s countries will witness civil unrest in 2020: Research

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Nearly 40% of the world’s 195 countries will see civil unrest during 2020, according to Verisk Maplecroft. Risk of backlash

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What the ‘economics of violence’ tell us about Soleimani’s death

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BY GARY M. SHIFFMAN After Iran’s missile attacks on two Iraqi bases and new sanctions from President Trump this week following Qassem Soleimani’s death, the

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Trump vs. Bolton? The president can’t really block testimony

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Even though President Trump now says he will invoke executive privilege to forbid former national security adviser John Bolton from testifying in

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Analysis: New questions rise as Iran says it downed plane of Flight PS752

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By JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s acknowledgement that it shot down a Ukrainian airliner, killing 176

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Iran’s missile attack was symbolic move aimed at appeasing angry Iranians

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*By MELISSA ETEHAD When faced with foreign threats, the Islamic Republic has long been calculating and strategic. But before Tuesday night,

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John Bolton still wants to talk — here’s why it matters

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Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton announced in an unexpected and newsworthy statement Monday that he

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Soleimani’s death leaves Iran’s strategy in tatters – OpEd

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By Baria Alamuddin* The killing of Quds Force Commander Qassim Soleimani and Iraqi paramilitary leader Abu-Mahdi Al-Muhandis changes everything. With

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Suleimani’s death is a huge blow to Iran’s plans for regional domination

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BY Hassan Hassan His experience was invaluable in Tehran’s effort to extend its reach into Lebanon and Yemen. So, for

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Analysis: Russia could well be beneficiary of U.S.-Iran crisis

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Senior Russian officials have publicly condemned the U.S. killing of Iran’s most powerful military commander, joining foreign leaders in warning

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This is the bombshell Trump’s team didn’t want revealed

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By Frida Ghitis The praise or condemnation President Donald Trump is drawing for the latest US actions in the Middle

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