Regime Change in the Middle East

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Not all of it is the result of armed intervention. Two pillars of stability in the region, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, are on the verge of a potentially generational change in leadership, and of course the result is alarmism. In some ways I take a contrarian view of the Middle East: It’s neither as important nor as “on the brink” as it’s consistently portrayed. There’s a sometimes abrupt and sometimes gradual ebb and flow between violence and enmity on the one hand and hard-nosed realism and treachery on the other, all of which makes for a much more fluid strategic […]


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