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13 hrs ago | Park Record

Amy Roberts: Insurance -- It's no laughing matter

It's been kind of a depressing few weeks. The news out of Gaza, Iraq and Syria is heartbreaking and declaring war in the Middle East seems imminent.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Townhall

ISIS to America: "We Are in Your Streets"

Does the Islamic State pose an "imminent threat" to the U.S. homeland? Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel seems to think so -- and indeed said so publicly at the Pentagon last week.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WireNews+Co

Government Security Envoy To The Kurdistan Region Of Iraq Appointed

"Work is underway to supply non-lethal equipment to Kurdish forces in the coming days, including night vision equipment and body armour.

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Cape Cod Times

Obama wraps up island stay

President Obama has been challenged by Ethel Kennedy, thrust into a hugging controversy with Hillary Clinton and issued statements about troubling world events.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Mail

COMMENT: A year's a long time in Middle East politics

He even recalled Parliament to seek MPs' consent. The Mail urged caution, imploring MPs to resist being carried along on a wave of righteous anger over Assad's 'indiscriminate barbarism'.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Alawites to Yazidis: A Guide to Religious Communities in the Middle East

Iranians shout slogans during a protest against the Sunni Arab militants offensive led by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Iraq on June 24, 2014 in Tehran.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Daily Mail Comment: An atrocity that must shake the West awake

Horrific: There are scarcely words in the lexicon of disgust adequate to describe the images of a US journalist being beheaded by this depraved Islamist maniac apparently speaking in a British accent There are scarcely words in the lexicon of disgust adequate to describe the images of a US journalist being beheaded by a depraved Islamist maniac, ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 3:12 AMObama Authorizes Airstrikes on Iraq's Mosul Dam

The White House on Sunday said President Barack Obama had informed Congress he authorized U.S. airstrikes in Iraq to help retake control of the Mosul Dam, Reuters reported.

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TV Newser

Holly Williams: Being a Woman in a War Zone 'Can Sometimes Be an Advantage'

CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams , who has been reporting this week from northern Iraq, talks to FORTUNE about the advantages of being a woman in a war zone: Sometimes when you travel to more conservative parts of the Middle East, obviously you are going to get treated differently as a woman than as a man.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Washington Post

The Middle East identity crisis

Steven A. Cook is the Hasib J. Sabbagh senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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SooToday

Ottawa aware of reports Canadian dead in Iraq

But the Foreign Affairs Department isn't confirming it is Farah Mohamed Shirdon, a former Calgary man the CBC has identified as having been radicalized in Canada and gone to the Middle East to fight for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

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New Statesman

Why Britain created monarchies in the Middle East

The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year welcomed former British colonies, but absent were those Middle Eastern states where Britain had exercised imperial soft power in the twentieth century.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Renewed US presence in Iraq calls into question Obama's pivot from the Middle East toward Asia

What do President Barack Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes against the Sunni militants of the Islamic State and his previous commitment to send American military advisors and trainers back into Iraq have to do with his "pivot" to Asia? Everything and nothing.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

CBS News

Given geopolitics, shouldn't gas prices be rising?

Usually, when there's a crisis in the Middle East and other oil-producing regions, consumers see a spike in gas prices.

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The Wall Street Journal

How Washington Would Respond to an Economic Jolt From Overseas Tensions

A spike in oil prices is perhaps the most plausible threat to the global economy from the latest Middle East turmoil.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Foreign Policy

The End of Teflon Markets?

Markets shrugged off increasing geopolitical tensions for months, but lately investors seem more sensitive to flare-ups in Ukraine and the Middle East.

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Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

On identity and the state in the Middle East

I wrote the following reply to "Origin" in response to an off blog message he sent me in which he expressed surprise at the lack of devotion to the integrity of the Sykes-Picot state system displayed by governments and semi-governments in the ME .

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Jerusalem Post

US, Australia push for global response to Middle East foreign fighters

SYDNEY - The United States and Australia plan to push the United Nations to adopt international standards to deal with growing numbers of foreign fighters in Middle East conflicts and the threat they could pose when they return to their home countries.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Rock Star Gets a Rose, Water Park a Razz

Camp Pendleton has to be on edge as U.S. bombs fall in Iraq. We have a special bond with Marines and the deeply held wish in these parts is that an orderly withdrawal from the war-torn Middle East still has a chance .

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The New Rochelle Daily Voice

In New Rochelle, Reaction Mixed To U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. With United States warplanes launching a second wave of airstrikes in northern Iraq on Friday, New Rochelle residents expressed exasperation that national leaders are once again middling with affairs in the Middle East.

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