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Violence Triumphs Over Pluralism

That’s the essence of Shadi Hamid’s take on the aftermath of the Arab uprisings and the rise of armed Islamist groups throughout the Middle East: 607 more words

The Dish

IS isn't requiring female genital mutilation, but that kind of sounds like something they'd do

Before the massive protests in the West Bank crowded everything else out, one of the biggest stories out of the Middle East yesterday was a report from one of the UN’s top officials in Iraq that… 623 more words


The Islamic State In Iraq And Only Iraq

Jacob Siegel casts doubt on ISIS’s ability to extend the reach of its “caliphate” beyond Iraq, given that its Sunni rebel allies there don’t share its objective of world conquest: 366 more words

The Dish

Middle East - July 25th, 2014

No, ISIS Isn’t Ordering Female Genital Mutilation In Iraq | ThinkProgress

Given the brutality seen so far from the militant group known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), it’s easy to believe any act attributed to them must be true. 553 more words

Middle East

'Bloody terrorists had more than 9,000 rockets'

Retired Israeli Brig. Gen. Elihu Ben-Onn says Israeli Defense Forces have reduced the Hamas rocket arsenal by about 50 percent, and he says the military operation will continue until Hamas has no rockets remaining and its tunnel system is eradicated. 287 more words

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