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Middle East



  • New Interactive Tool Maps the American War on Terror

    by Stephanie Savell

    In general, the American public has largely ignored these post-9/11 wars and their costs. But the vastness of Washington’s counterterror activities suggests, now more than ever, that it’s time to pay attention.



  • The History of Poisoning the Well

    From ancient Mesopotamia to modern-day Iraq, the threat to a region’s water supply is the cruelest cut of all