Reality Check

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Stepping Up to the Plate

Can Arab states get the peace process back on track?

Aaron David Miller |

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In Search of Reinhold Niebuhr

America could use a little philosophical humility right now.

Aaron David Miller |

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Obama's Syria Dilemma

Damned if he does; damned if he doesn't.

Aaron David Miller |

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YaLa Young Leaders

How a Facebook organization could transform the Middle East.

Aaron David Miller |

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How Geography Explains the United States

Even after the tragedy in Boston, our country remains uniquely secure from foreign threats -- and that shapes how Americans see the world.

Aaron David Miller |

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Don't Call It a Shuttle

John Kerry arrived in the Holy Land in his latest attempt to jumpstart talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Here's how he can get the peace process off life support.

Aaron David Miller |

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Why Obama Failed in the Middle East

From the Arab Spring, to Syria, to Iran, to the peace process, President Barack Obama's actions have yet to live up to his high-flying rhetoric.

Aaron David Miller |

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Been There, Done That

Let's hold the applause. Obama's trip to Israel was nothing new.

Aaron David Miller |

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So You Want to Be a Peacemaker?

Here are 11 lessons to keep in mind if you want to have any hope of solving the Middle East's most intractable conflict.

Aaron David Miller |

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Israel's Demographic Destiny

Israel can be Jewish, democratic, or a state in control of the Palestinian territories. Choose two.

Aaron David Miller |

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Is Oslo Dead?

The peace process's two top negotiators reflect on the 20 years since their fleeting triumph.

Aaron David Miller |

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Tribes With Flags

How the Arab Spring has exposed the myth of Arab statehood.

Aaron David Miller |

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Marco Rubio Is Not Ready for Prime Time

If the Florida senator wants to save the Republican Party, he's got to come up with a foreign policy for the real world.

Aaron David Miller |

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The Avoider

Barack Obama's State of the Union address makes one thing clear: The world is no longer America's problem.

Aaron David Miller |

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The Peace Processor

An interview with Palestinian negotiator-in-chief Saeb Erekat.

Aaron David Miller |

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Second Time's the Charm?

Congratulations, John Kerry. You own the peace process now. Here's how not to screw it up.

Aaron David Miller |

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Learning to Live with Bibi

Netanyahu's back, and Barack Obama needs to find a way to work with him this time around.

Aaron David Miller |

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What's Really Behind the Hagel Fight

Let's face it: This battle is about Obama, not his would-be secretary of defense.

Aaron David Miller |

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The Three-State Solution

Are we witnessing a historic shift toward Palestinian unity? Don't bet on it.

Aaron David Miller |

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Dear John

John Kerry can be a great secretary of state. Here's how.

Aaron David Miller |

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Is Chuck Hagel Toast?

The attacks on Obama’s would-be Pentagon chief are scurrilous. And yes, Virginia, there is an Israel lobby -- but it’s neither Jewish nor invincible.

Aaron David Miller |

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Untouchable

Why Hillary Clinton is the Teflon secretary.

Aaron David Miller |

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The Extricator in Chief

Enough with the fantasies. Barack Obama's not going to reshape the world order in his second term.

Aaron David Miller |

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Obama Can’t Get No Respect

World leaders don't lose any sleep after snubbing the president. Here's why.

Aaron David Miller |

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The Peace Process Tooth Fairy

How Morsy, Hamas, and Bibi stole the peace process.

Aaron David Miller |

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How Hamas Won the War

It doesn’t really matter if Israel wins the battle.

Aaron David Miller |

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Does It Matter Who the Next Secretary of State Is?

Whether Kerry, Rice, Donilon, or somebody else is named America's top diplomat, there will be one man in charge in Foggy Bottom -- Barack Obama.

Aaron David Miller |

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How the Middle East Could Make Or Break Obama's Legacy

Congratulations, Mr. President. You've got four more years of dealing with the world's most dysfunctional region.

Aaron David Miller |

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Take Cover

Gale force winds in the Middle East.

Aaron David Miller |

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The Spymaster

Eleven questions for Israel's legendary Efraim Halevy.

Aaron David Miller |