Dylan Maguire
Dylan Maguire
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Abdulkader Saleh: Why Does a Syrian Rebel Think Israel Is Working With Iran?

A Syrian rebel leader accused Israel of colluding with Iran and Hezbollah to support the Assad regime. Wait, what??

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Syrian Civil War: Why Israel's Air Strikes Are Ultimately Meaningless

Israel may have struck a weapons facility in Syria, but that's not a guarantee of all-out war in the region. In fact, this is something almost everyone wants to avoid.
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Iraq Bombings: Does the Violence in Iraq Hint At a New War in the Making?

Sunni tribes in the Western part of Iraq are heavily armed, and feeling shut out of Nouri al-Maliki's government and military. Could this lead to a renewed civil war?
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Syrian Civil War: Arming Secular Rebels Only Way to Weaken Al-Qaeda Ones

Recent reports of arms transfers to Syria seem to indicate a new strategy by outside actor to affect change on the ground. This option is the least bad of a series of bad options.
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Syria Civil War: Al-Qaeda is Now a Big Time Player in Syria, and It Could Be Catastrophic

The reported merger of al-Qaeda in Iraq with Jabhat al-Nusra in Syria poses serious problems both for those in Syria and for the wider region.
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In Post-Revolution Egypt, Sexual Assaults Are On the Rise, Along With Blaming the Victims

Reports indicate an uptick in sexual violence against women in Egypt. Who are the women being attacked and what are the responses of important Egyptian figures?

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Do Hamas and This Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Community Discriminate Against Women the Same Way?

These two vastly different communities seem to share the belief that women are to be covered up and kept separate from men.
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Are We Going to War With Iran?

Iran hawks want to eliminate the nation's nuclear capability with aerial bombardment. But is that course of action feasible or wise?