A thawing of relations with the West may well go far in uniting minority groups in the Middle East with the same strategic interest: opposition to Sunni rule.
"In Israel, hawks have found a welcome abode; doves are an endangered species."
An old threat is becoming even deadlier—and portable.
"The unprecedented decision to send a surveillance vessel while also participating in the RIMPAC exercises calls China’s proclaimed stance on international navigation rights into question."
And the stakes could not be any higher.
"Sixty-one years after the end of the Korean War, the ROK still refuses to defend itself."
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