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Seven Years of Killing Fields in Syria: An Imbroglio of Proxy Wars

We’re reaching the seventh-year anniversary of the tragic battle in Syria, which appears to evolve and get extra complicated as time goes on. If nothing...

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Radicalization of Russia’s Muslims—Are Crimean Tatars Next? (Part 2)

[Part 1 can be read here. Thanks to Iryna Novosyolova for a helpful discussion of some of the issues discussed in this post.]   In 2014, the Russian Federation...