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Who Has A Stake In Yemen Fight?

Who Has A Stake In Yemen Fight?

By Michael Scollon | (RFE/RL) - Yemen is at the center of a proxy war between regional heavyweights Iran and Saudi Arabia. It's the source of fears of a broader Sunni-Shi'ite conflict.…
Jim Crow in the Holy Land

Jim Crow in the Holy Land

By Phyllis Bennis | (Foreign Policy in Focus) - The last days of the campaign sounded an awful lot like the Jim Crow South, when African Americans had officially won the right…
All the Wars and Coups of President Ted Cruz

All the Wars and Coups of President Ted Cruz

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) - Texas Senator Ted Cruz, one of three Cuban-Americans in the Senate, is throwing his hat into the ring for the 2016 presidential race today. Cruz…