Bernd Debusmann is a writer on foreign affairs based in Washington. He has reported from more than 100 countries and was wounded twice while covering the civil war in Lebanon.
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“Criticism of Saudi Arabia has come out of the closet and I don’t think it’s going to go back in.
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Good news from the Arab world is an increasingly rare commodity but there are exceptions.
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The historic agreement between Iran and six world powers on Tehran’s nuclear programme has a side
In the war against Islamic extremists, fighting their ideology is as important as fighting them w
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