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Iran's National Army Reorganizes

Farzin Nadimi

To meet emerging threats and ensure its continued relevance, the Iranian army is seeking to become a quick-reaction force, but institutional and budgetary constraints could still prevent dramatic change.

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Why Israel Should Listen to Jordan on the Temple Mount

Abdullah Sawalha

There is much disagreement over how to engage with the deteriorating situation in Jerusalem with regards to security and politics. The recent Temple Mount crisis could have been avoided if there had been a proper assessment of the situation at the political level. Stronger consideration and cooperation with the Jordanian side on issues like this will help Israel find effective solutions to similar situations in the future.

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The Qatar Crisis