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America’s Middle East policy has been a haphazard blend of hard-headed realism, idealism and dispensationalist theology. The result has not served US interests well argues Paul Miller in the new issue of Survival.
US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel used his speech at the Manama Dialogue to reassure America’s Gulf allies. On the recent deal with Iran, he stressed ‘We have bought time for negotiations, not deception. All of us are clear-eyed.’
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What lessons can the US draw from its intervention in Libya? Was Libya a unique case or will the outcome of its rocky transition have lasting implications for future interventions?
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Can the two sides conclude a final peace treaty 70 years after the end of the Second World War?
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