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The rally held in Paris was a reminder that there is nothing quite so unifying in French politics as anti-Muslim prejudice

Myriam Francois-Cerrah

By going to the Congress against Obama's will, Netanyahu hopes to gain friends in America and voters in Israel. He might lose both.

Meron Rapoport

The image of King Abdullah as a reformer had disintegrated long before his death but was maintained to justify continued Western investment

Andrew Hammond

Do not ever kneel. Do not ever kiss a hand. Don’t give anyone the satisfaction to exploit your pain.

Ramzy Baroud

Pro-revolution groups must unite the masses and explain to them what went wrong with the January revolution if they are to avoid past mistakes

Alaa Bayoumi

The story of one protester who sought change in Cairo's Tahrir Square in 2011

Nadine Marroushi

Jails will continue to serve as incubators for dangerous social pathologies that can be exploited by sectarian factions when politically expedient

Belen Fernandez

For tens of thousands of disappeared Syrians, for all intents and purposes, they cease to exist, languishing in government detention

Edward Dark

The CIA hoped the Jeffrey Sterling trial would make 'Operation Merlin' look good, but CIA cables reveal a self-interest bureaucracy at work

Gareth Porter

New king Salman has moved rapidly to install allies from his Sudairi clan and begun shifts in policy but time is not on his side

David Hearst