Middle East
  • A still from 'Colony.'

    by W. Alex Sanchez Alien overlords notwithstanding, the show's themes are true to life. Think: media blackouts, disappearances, and questionable resistance tactics.Africa,Americas,Asia-Pacific,Europe,Middle East,U.S.,Colony,Dystopia,repression,television,Guest Contributor

    Published Date : Jan 12, 2016, 7:31 AM EST
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    by Michael Lerner Iran is at a structural disadvantage because S. Arabia has influential allies and Mecca.Middle East,Bahrain,Egypt,Gulf Cooperation Council,Iran,Iraq,Kuwait,oil,Oman,Qatar,Saudi Arabia,Shia,Sunni,Syria,UAE,Yemen,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 06, 2016, 4:35 PM EST
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    The Russian leader used crude language in new attack on Turkey over the downing of a Russian combat jet.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 17, 2015, 8:26 AM EST
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    Syria has a history of exploitative leadership and a fragile social fabric.Europe,Middle East,Afghanistan,Arab League,asylum applications,Australia,Bashar al-Assad,Canada,chemical weapons,Egypt,Eritrea,France,Germany,Hafez al-Assad,Homs,International Organization for Migration,Iran,Iraq,Israel,Italy,Jisr al- Shuguor,Lebanon,Muslim Brotherhood,Raqqa,Spain,Suruc,Syria,Syrian army,Turkey,United Kingdom,United States,Yabroud,Mansour Abdur-Rahim

    Published Date : Sep 25, 2015, 1:52 PM EDT
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    by Michael Lerner The regime cracked down in advance of the Jan. 25 revolution anniversary, but five years on, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is more secure than his predecessor.Middle East,Abdel Fattah al-Sisi,Africa,Arab Spring,China,Egypt,Hosni Mubarak,inflation,ISIS,Muslim Brotherhood,natural gas,oil,Protests,Sinai,terrorism,tourism,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 22, 2016, 6:53 PM EST