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The Trump Effect in Bahrain

Simon Henderson

The latest crackdown by Bahraini security forces, which came two days after President Trump's friendly conversation with King Hamad, could raise tensions on the island and with Iran.

Five Decades after the 1967 War

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When International Guarantees Utterly Failed

David Makovsky

The international community's vacillation and vague guarantees in the run-up to the 1967 war taught the Israelis an important cautionary lesson: when the chips are down, they need to be able to defend themselves by themselves.