Judging from his comments, it seems unlikely that Trump or even the ‘experts’ he has surrounded himself with know or care much about the Sunni-Shi’ite divide he’s further stoking
Ilene Prusher is a journalist and multi-genre writer who lives in Jerusalem. Her first novel, Baghdad Fixer, was published in London in November 2012 (Halban).
What does it mean when Trump says he didn’t come to 'lecture?' It’s code for the fact that Trump, unlike Obama, won't try to cajole Saudi Arabia into moderating its human rights record and its oppressive domestic rule
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We knew this would be big. But no one, it seems, expected that the Women’s March would be quite this big.
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Some 130,000 votes stood in the way of a Clinton victory in Florida.
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In the debates of my youth, the candidates were expected to speak effectively and eloquently on the issues. It was hard to imagine that one day, we would sink to the level of what we witnessed Wednesday night.