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Red Sea is today's arena for clash of African-Arab power politics
Middle East

Red Sea is today's arena for clash of African-Arab power politics

This didn't start with Gaza. The last decade has been a rollercoaster of hope and horror for the peoples here

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Can the US compete with China's Belt & Road Initiative?

The US is key to an ambitious new plan connecting India, the Middle East, and Europe.

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Middle East

The Abraham Accords are no victory for religious tolerance

Some sell the agreements as reducing 'Muslim-Jewish antipathy,' but they have also served to further entrench the Sunni-Shi'a divide.

Washington Politics

'Acceptable' versus 'unacceptable' foreign meddling in US affairs

It all seems to depend on whether the offending nation is an ally or adversary. China and Russia, watch out.

Washington Politics

Meet the UAE's woman in Washington: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Through her extensive lobbying activities, the former lawmaker is helping the Emirates undermine America … and no one seems to care.

Middle East

Increased regional tensions highlight UAE's balancing act

Abu Dhabi's 'zero problems' foreign policy is being put to the test by the Ukraine war and Israel's quarrels with the Palestinians and Iran.