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Pipeline politics in Syria

A gas pumping station in Georgia near the Turkish border. The author argues that the tensions surrounding the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline shed light on the Syrian conflict. (Photo: Robert Thomson)

You can’t understand the conflict without talking about natural gas

By Maj. Rob Taylor

Much of the media coverage suggests that the conflict in Syria is a civil war, in which the …

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Syrian hearing | Broken things | Another Mideast trouble spot

Syria’s the main event today, but there’s still plenty of other things to fix. Here’s Rachel Kleinfeld on three other things that could use some attention.

And while we’re mulling the Middle …

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