It seems Saudi Arabia has a powerful new ally when it comes to lobbying: American military veterans
Middle East articles on Democracy Chronicles
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The Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem offers ‘worst view in the world’ with rooms facing grey concrete
These young Egyptians led a revolution. Now their frustrations are mounting under Sisi
Turkish President Erdogan has carefully and systematically crafted policies framed in Islamic clothing
Before the 1979 Revolution, an independent film sector existed alongside government-financed films
Erdogan has signed into law constitutional amendments aimed at giving him sweeping new powers
Payments to top politicians were used to secure a UAE military base in controversial Somaliland-UAE deal
The stupidity of Trump’s showy, spiteful, move is more than geographic, it’s awful on legal and even efficacy grounds as well, and more complicated than it seems.
Thousands of people turned out to say “No” to Trump’s Executive Order to ban Muslims from entering the United States. Even those who are legal citizens and Green Card holders were detained for hours or not allowed to return.
Erdogan wins in years long push for a Turkish presidential system likely to solidify his continued rule