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David D. Kirkpatrick

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Cairo bureau chief and Middle East correspondent for the New York Times

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President Trump on Thursday said it “certainly looks” like Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and warned that Saudi Arabia could face "very severe" consequences if they’re found…

Why the U.S. supports Saudi Arabia in Yemen’s civil war, despite massive civilian deaths

President Trump on Thursday said it “certainly looks” like Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and warned that Saudi Arabia could face "very severe" consequences if they’re found…

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The Islamic State may face defeat in Iraq and Syria, but that doesn't mean it will have no place to go. ISIS raised its black flag over the Libyan city of Surt almost a year ago.

ISIS Has a Fallback Plan

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Last weekend, a faction of the Islamic State beheaded a dozen Christians in Libya, and the eyes of the world turned back to a nation in chaos.

Fertile Ground for ISIS in Libya

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