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Today on TAP: Journalists analyzed escalating attacks on the media at the Arab Center Washington D.C.’s annual conference Read more

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From Beirut to Tripoli, Lebanese demonstrators are defying sectarian stereotypes in startling ways. Read more

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Middle East State Department appointee David Schenker made time for the Israel lobbying powerhouse AIPAC, clarifying the fault lines in Washington. Read more

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Speaking at the J Street conference, the senator from Vermont electrified the ‘pro-Israel’ crowd with his brand of tough love. Read more

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Today on TAP: The House condemns Turkish military operations in northern Syria, and should go further Read more

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Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Joe Biden are staking out different territory. Read more

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Newly inaugurated Quincy Institute co-founders Trita Parsi and Stephen Wertheim discuss their mission to stop endless war and militarism. Read more

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On the anniversary of the Saudi state’s killing of the journalist, these think tanks were strategically silent—or, worse, met with Saudi officials. Read more

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And unsurprisingly the U.S. under Trump and Pompeo isn’t standing up for press freedom. Read more

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Netanyahu has cast a powerful shadow over Israeli politics for the better part of a generation. That hold has now been weakened. Read more

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Jack Reed’s campaigns and leadership PAC have taken $362,400 from four defense contractors that have sold 90% of the American weapons bought by Saudi Arabia. Now he has a key role in negotiations around banning the companies’ Saudi sales. Read more

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The Israel-Lebanon border has been relatively quiet for the past 13 years. The latest tit-for-tat threatens the balance. Read more

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America’s irresolution may finally push the Persian Gulf countries to chart their own course. Read more

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The Emirates is more like a fox in the henhouse than a viable partner for building regional peace and security. Read more

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A conversation with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh  Read more

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Desperately short of credibility on the world stage, the Trump administration must step back to avert war with Iran. Read more

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The deposed Egyptian president’s legacy is complicated, and his death cruel. He “always underestimated the animosity of the military,” says the former U.S. ambassador. Read more

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Pompeo tries to please his boss, while Bolton pursues a corrupt and dangerous escalation. Read more

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The surprise new election shows just how unpredictable a legally cornered leader can be. Read more

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Netanyahu's tragical drama, decades in the making, could now end one of two ways.  Read more

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