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Tougher U.S. Tone Toward Saudi Arabia Exposes Rift on Key Ally


By Nick Wadhams and  Nafeesa Syeed

December 9, 2017, 6:00 AM EST


With a series of rebukes of Saudi Arabia this week, President Donald Trump’s administration appears to be taking a more assertive stance toward a key Middle East ally after sending conflicting messages for months. 815 more words


Return to the abnormal situation: Lebanon political system

Return to the abnormal situation: Lebanon political system

Au Liban, retour à l’anormal

Editorial. LE MONDE | 06.12.2017 à 11h38

Si le retrait de la démission du premier ministre libanais met un point final à un pénible feuilleton, la société libanaise reste malheureusement otage d’une… 704 more words


Weekend long read

1) At the Jewish Chronicle, David Hirsh discusses the IHRA working definition of antisemitism.

“The working definition does not seek to see a person’s essence to find out whether they are antisemitic.  596 more words

BBC WS radio listeners get unchallenged Hizballah messaging – part one

The November 11th afternoon and evening editions of BBC World Service radio’s flagship news and current affairs programme ‘Newshour‘ both included an interview with a person presented only as a “political analyst and author” who on both occasions promoted Hizballah propaganda – including in relation to Israel. 1,355 more words


Hariri: What happened in Saudi stays in Saudi

27 November 2017 | Staff | AJE

“Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said that the events that unfolded over the past three weeks of his time in  442 more words