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MIDDLE EAST

COMMENTARY / World
Oct 24, 2016
To halt conflict in Yemen, U.S. must cut Saudi aid
The Obama administration must answer for its support of the Saudi campaign, which is prolonging a conflict that has claimed the lives of at least 10,000 people and displaced 3 million.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 19, 2016
Separating fact from fiction in the many 'truths' on Syria
Syria is a battlefield for regional and global rivalries.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 16, 2016
The best way to beat Islamic State in Iraq
The idea of a 'Sunnistan' isn't new, but as American advisers and their Iraqi allies prepare for the crucial battle of Mosul, now is the time to revisit it.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 6, 2016
Putin's Middle East gamble is paying dividends
As long as Russia has a more nimble and opportunistic approach to the region, Washington will have a hard time confronting it — and Moscow's influence will continue to grow.
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 5, 2016
IS becoming more dangerous as it weakens
As it loses strength and territory in Syria and Iraq, IS will lash out with more attacks around the world.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 4, 2016
Peres: no hero for Palestinians
For Palestinians, Lebanese and a multitude of others, Shimon Peres is just another war criminal who escaped any accountability for his countless misdeeds.
EDITORIALS
Oct 3, 2016
Shimon Peres passes on
As the world remembers Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, it is important that his committment to peace not be forgotten or left unfulfilled.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 3, 2016
In Syria, Putin aims to recapture Soviet glory
Vladimir Putin is, bit by bit, seeking to rebuild the glory and the power that he believes was the Soviet Union.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 2, 2016
Shimon Peres, Israel's last founding father
Shimon Peres was an Israeli leader with a vision and a message.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 29, 2016
Buckle down for more wars if Clinton wins
What makes Hillary Clinton so dangerous is her advocacy of U.S. military dominance around the globe.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 28, 2016
Syria's civil war and the bias in Western media
Is there one standard of morality for our friends and another for those we choose to demonize?
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 26, 2016
The world and the Mideast: time for a new emphasis?
Outside intervention in the Middle East should focus on sowing the seeds of economic prosperity rather than military intervention.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 26, 2016
Training the Mideast's health care professionals
Given the region's public health challenges, affluent Gulf Cooperation Council countries must step up their health care game.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 23, 2016
Honor Aylan Kurdi by ending the Syrian war
It's time to end a hideous war that has claimed the lives of 50,000 Syrian children.
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 23, 2016
Israel ponders the future without its fathers
Israelis will soon face an uncertain future without their founding generation, who always surmounted the seemingly unsurmountable.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 12, 2016
How to help the Mideast
The vast majority of people in the region want legitimate states that uphold the rule of law, protect civic rights and promote coexistence among communities.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 9, 2016
The EU's migration crisis is far from finished
The flow of refugees into Europe won't end as long as the Syrian war and the anarchy in Libya continue.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 8, 2016
Obama's Syria policy stokes smoldering conflicts
The Kurds and Turks who were meeting in 2012 are now in each other's crosshairs, and the Obama administration is stuck in yet another Middle Eastern quagmire.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 4, 2016
Rise and fall of Middle Eastern health systems
Much of the progress in Arab countries in recent decades appears to have been reversed by the political unrest and civil wars afflicting the region.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 26, 2016
In Syria, Russia and U.S. fight for the Mideast
In Russia, the U.S. now faces a rival great power that is willing to take the kind of decisive action to alter the course of events in the Middle East that had previously been limited to Western states.

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