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The US is shoring up its position by maintaining ties with rulers rather than peoples, many of whom resent foreign involvement in their countries

Sharif Nashashibi

While Israel strives to hamper the two-state solution, the West is giving the clear message that a Palestinian state is both viable and desirable

Rachel Shabi

The sufferers of “superpower syndrome” are trapped by the notion that violence is the antidote to violence

CJ Werleman

Evidence mounts pointing to the Mossad as the source of dubious claims about Iran’s uranium enrichment program contained in the “laptop documents”

Gareth Porter

Discussing social media may seem out of place, but the sentiment behind #illridewithyou is about the most compassionate thing to come from this tragedy

Fiona Broom

As efforts towards EU membership drag on for decades, EU members cite human rights issues and Cyprus dispute hampering progress

David Barchard