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How should we assess the endless stream of media reports and images that we are exposed to daily? On July 2, 2018, Matthew Sparks (M.A., Georgetown University) facilitated an important and evocative discussion of this question and introduced Arab-West Report, the massive electronic database...
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced that it had targeted the American military base ʿAyn al- Asad in Iraq’s al-Anbār province in revenge for the United States’ killing of Qasem Soleimani, one of the Revolutionary Guard’s top leaders.  Ten ballistic missiles had fallen on the ʿAyn al-Asad base...
In this op-ed, the author analyzes two important facets of the United States’ assassination of Iran General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad.  First, he looks at the figure of Soleimani as not only a skilled, interpersonal general but also the power he had within the Iranian regime and his future legacy...
In the United States, "dramatic" shifts and changes in American society and politics are affecting Jewish Americans and Israel, according to a study published by the National Security Research Institute at Tel Aviv University last week.
The Iraqi author in this article shared her thoughts and remarks after listening to an interview conducted by the British Broadcasting Corporation BBC with an Iraqi bishop on the situation of Christians in Iraq between the 2003 U.S. invasion and the departure of US troops from the country, and the...
The policies pursued by former US President Barack Obama from January 2009 to February 2013 have caused civil unrest in the Arab world, said “Mantho Vadom” [Mānthū Fādūm], a researcher on Islamic organizations at the Center for “United West” Studies.
The annual conference at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, commonly known as the National Resilience Conference, which kicked off on Sunday, was preoccupied with three main issues.  The most important issues were related to Israel's prospects and ability to win a future war and questions about...
Early Saturday morning, two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, Biqayq and Khurayṣ, were attacked by drones, temporarily halting oil production and slowing down natural gas production at the facilities.  Together, these two facilities produce 9.5 million barrels every day, over half of Saudi Arabia’s...
Shimrit Meir, an Israeli Orientalist said that "American efforts to declare the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization require us to always remember that this group is the grandfather and grandmother of al-Qāʿidah and ISIS. It is an organization that gave birth to Muḥammad Mursī, the...
Revealing moves within the US administration to classify the widespread "Muslim Brotherhood" organization as a "terrorist organization" has generated considerable controversy, particularly about the extent to which this move has affected the Brotherhood's branches in a number of Arab and Islamic...

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