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The US withdrawal from Afghanistan was a geopolitical watershed. Its shockwaves continue to reverberate and are magnified by the wars in Ukraine and…
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Russia and the Nordic countries’ pavilions at this year’s Venice Biennale, the world’s most prestigious art exhibition, project two different concepts…
Rather than push for an immediate improvement of strained relations with the United States, Saudi Arabia appears to be looking forward to a time when US…
Middle Eastern states see their ability narrow to walk a fine line in the Ukraine conflict. Israel is a case in point as tensions with Iran in Syria and…
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The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer

The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer offers incisive and thought-provoking analysis by James M. Dorsey of the geopolitics in a swath of land stretching from Africa's Atlantic coast across the Middle East and Central Asia to the borders of China

The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer