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Wait Just a Minute: Graeme Woods

Journalist Graeme Wood, author of The Way of the Strangers: Encounters With the Islamic State, takes a minute to discuss the difference between ISIS and Al Qaeda, and if ISIS has truly been defeated.





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| By Sarah Yerkes, Gordon Gray, Brian Hanson

Deep Dish: Why Tunisia Is the Epicenter of Arab Democracy

All eyes turned to Tunisia in 2011, when the Arab Spring took off following the death of a Tunisian street vendor. Today, the world is again watching Tunisia after the death of its first democratically elected president.


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| By Bettina Hammer

Little Admiration for the United States among MENA Publics

Most Americans believe that respect and admiration for the United States are instrumental in achieving US foreign policy goals. But a new poll finds publics in the Middle East and North Africa continue to view the United States unfavorably.