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The Lines That Bind: 100 Years of Sykes-Picot

December 19, 2016

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Syrian Kurds as a U.S. Ally:

November 18, 2016

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Mixed Messages:

April 20, 2016

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Actions, Not Just Attitudes:

June 17, 2010

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Slippery Polls:

April 11, 2008

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Kuwait: Keystone of U.S. Gulf Policy

November 6, 2007

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Most Recent Analysis

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December 10, 2018

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December 10, 2018

For a State, Palestinians Would Cede "Right of Return"—and More

December 3, 2018

New Data on Iraqi Political Trends:

Parsing the Regional Implications

November 8, 2018

New Polls: West Bankers Oppose Both Armed Revolt and U.S. Talks

November 8, 2018

New Polls Show Most Gazans Want Israeli Jobs, Not Hamas Mobs

October 29, 2018

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October 16, 2018

New Saudi Views of Jews—and of Israel

September 12, 2018

Seeing Saudi Changes Up Close: A Week's Worth of Surprises

August 13, 2018

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