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A Free Syrian army fighter takes cover as he shoots near Al Neirab airport in Aleppo February 17, 2013. REUTERS/Hamid Khatib


The “”eternal”” Eastern Question

The “”eternal”” Eastern Question

When Colin Powell spoke about a “new Middle East”, just what did he mean? Was he talking about Pakistan? Turkey? Iran? No, most likely he was talking about the Arab world, including the Arab states present in North Africa-away from the “east”. This expression has long...