Fouad Ajami

Stanford University

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Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution and author of The Foreigner's Gift: The Americans, the Arabs, and the Iraqis in Iraq; former Professor and Director of the Middle East Studies Program at Johns Hopkins University

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President  Obama addressed the UN General Assembly  today, promising the US will stay engaged in the Middle East for the rest of his term.

Obama at the UN: Conflict or Compromise?

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This week's  Arab League Summit  may not be a summit at all without a major figure from Saudi Arabia, and the League may not reach consensus on Syria, its most troubling issue.

The Arab League, Iraq and Stopping Violence in Syria

This week's Arab League Summit may not be a summit at all without a major figure from Saudi Arabia, and the League may not reach consensus on Syria, its most troubling issue.

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This week's  Arab League Summit  puts Iraq -- a country still torn by political and religious tensions and recent outbreaks of violence -- back in the news.

The Arab League Goes Back to Baghdad

This week's Arab League Summit puts Iraq -- a country still torn by political and religious tensions and recent outbreaks of violence -- back in the news.

from To the Point

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