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Iranian History Lesson

ABBAS MILANI – Iranian leaders today are learning all the wrong lessons from the Shah’s demise.  Reprinted with permission from the Post-War Watch You believe that the fall of the Shah in 1979 was a crucial event in the region. How exactly did the Shah’s collapse change and affect the Middle East, from the wars ...

Syria and the Obama Doctrine

JONATHAN GODOY -- The Syrian civil war has also put the Middle East and its geo-politics in something of a precarious position. For over a year and a half, Syria has been engaged in a bloody and unceasingly violent civil war. Beginning on the onset of the Arab Spring, the civil war has brought an ...