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by / on July 31, 2014 at 5:30 pm / in Latin America, Matthew Michaelides, Web Columnists, World

Argentina Defaults

Matthew Michaelides examines Argentina’s second default since 2001

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by / on July 28, 2014 at 2:11 pm / in Eliot Sackler, Middle East, Web Columnists, World

When Weapons Don’t Work

Eliot Sackler’s take on the current crisis in Gaza

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by / on July 25, 2014 at 2:55 pm / in Middle East, Web Columnists, World

Hold the Position

“As such, Israel should wait for one of two things to happen before entering any formal negotiations with the Palestinians: either the unity government is dissolved, or Hamas renounces terrorism.”

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by / on July 24, 2014 at 5:43 pm / in Web Columnists

War of the Words

“In the end, I love language because it is freedom. No wonder, then, why I’m not particularly fond of rhetorical questions. I am—or at least I try to be—Politically Correct, and I am proud.”

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by / on July 22, 2014 at 9:15 pm / in Middle East, Web Columnists, World

The Crisis in Gaza

Given the complexity of the rapidly-unfolding crisis in Gaza since then, the CPR editorial team has decided to compile the diverse set of responses we have received from members of the Columbia community.

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by / on July 22, 2014 at 11:18 am / in Uncategorized

An Editor’s Note

A point worth reiterating: We do not endorse any of the views presented on the site

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by / on July 21, 2014 at 10:18 pm / in Middle East, Web Columnists, World

On the Conflict in Gaza

“Hamas continues to terrorize, and Israel continues to pulverize, but neither side sustains substantial gains. If nothing else, the current escalation proves, without a doubt, that there are no winners.”

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by / on July 17, 2014 at 9:07 am / in Middle East, Web Columnists, World

A Dishonorable Opponent

“Saying that, with such a system, Israel should simply ignore the rockets is the epitome of malarkey, akin to saying that a person wearing a bulletproof vest should not mind that his neighbor regularly shoots at him.”

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by / on July 17, 2014 at 8:47 am / in Middle East, Web Columnists

ISIS or ISIL or Just IS?

“Perhaps it is difficult to think of the Islamic State as an actual state because the vocabulary we use to discuss the region is so entrenched in our political maps. The media’s confusion over the organization’s name—ISIL or ISIS?—demonstrates the difficulty of escaping to a time before Sykes-Picot.”

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by / on July 7, 2014 at 3:37 pm / in Web Columnists

A Reply to Fattal’s Response

“If everyone in the Jewish community thought as Josh did, there would be no need for my article. His analysis and insight into the conflict illustrates keen awareness and sensitivity to both sides.”

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