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In a vicious cyclical example of what constitutes news in this country, the tragic Nepalese earthquake is now out and the events in Baltimore...

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Last Wednesday (April 15) marked the beginning of the Yazidi New Year. Thirty-six miles northeast of Mosul, Iraq is the small village of Lalish,...

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What is home? Is it just a structure, a shelter over our heads? Or can it be something more? For most of us, home...

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It has been a little over a month since the fifth anniversary of the start of the Syrian civil war. Since March 2011, it’s...

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Four employees of the private security company Blackwater Worldwide (now Academi) were sentenced in mid-April - one to life and the others to 30...

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While the international community continues with Operation Inherent Resolve to destroy ISIS, it is also waging a psychological war against the terrorist group’s ideology....

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Any pundit worth their salt is familiar with the 1916 Sykes-Picot agreement. Signed between the British and French governments in the aftermath of World...

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If asked about the outcome of the Egyptian revolution, most Western academics and local democracy activists alike would probably locate their response somewhere within...

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A formalized educational system within a nation is necessary not only to cultivate productive citizens but also to provide a structured system for children...

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Hello and welcome to the US-Middle East Youth Network (USMEYN) blog! Today, our staff of over a dozen writers and I are pleased to...