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Podcast: Hariri’s resignation, earthquake in Iran, and a coalition deal with IS in Raqqa


On this week’s episode of the Middle East Weekly, we discuss Sa’ad Hariri’s resignation from his post as Prime Minister of Lebanon; the earthquake that struck the Iran-Iraq border; and a coalition deal that allowed IS fighters to leave Raqqa.

International Relations and Security
Operation Inherent Resolve

Prospects for peace in Syria: Can Trump help?


According to Robert Ford, former US Ambassador to Syria, there is “not much” the United States can do to shape the outcome of the conflict.

International Relations and Security

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