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Plastic Surgeons Treat Physical And Psychological Wounds In The Middle East

Refugees Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.17.2016 | World

The only hospital in the Middle East to offer free facial plastic surgery to patients wounded and displaced by conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and els...

NYT Jerusalem Bureau Chief: Israelis And Palestinians Feel 'Hopeless'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.03.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

As the situation in the Middle East worsens, Israelis and Palestinians alike are feeling "hopeless" about finding a solution, according to Jodi Rudore...

Middle East Conflicts Will Lead To 'Total War,' French President Warns

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

PARIS, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Europe must live up to the challenge of an upheaval that has forced hundreds of thousands of refugees to flee Syria, where ev...

Kyrsten Sinema, Former Anti-War Organizer, Explains Her Vote Against The Iran Deal

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Of the 25 House Democrats who voted against approving the Iran nuclear deal last week, the most unexpected name in the mix was Rep. Kyrs...

No World Leader Calls the Shots; Only We Decide Our Future

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics
Dr. Michael Laitman

Today, alienation, fear, suspicion and mistrust reign high and mighty. The only antidote to all of them is unity. When all of humanity can function like a single organism there will be plenty for everyone.

Rania Kinge's Social Enterprise 'I Love Syria' Transcends Nationalism

Jackie Abramian | Posted 08.25.2016 | Impact
Jackie Abramian

Working under the daily rocket attacks remind her of "the fragility of life and mortality" as Rania joins millions of Syrians living with the stark truth of death and dying that can occur at an instance. A reality quite foreign to westerners, Rania admits.

Why Are We in the Middle East?

Jeff Faux | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics
Jeff Faux

After the dust-up between Obama and Netanyahu settles, we can expect to add even more steel to our commitment to protect Israel by adding more to its already vast store of sophisticated weapons. Thus, we take another step deeper into the tragedy of U.S. intervention in the Middle East that has become a noxious farce.

Corker-Menendez Bill Could Kill Iran Nuclear Deal

Robert Creamer | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Robert Creamer

If the United States Congress manages to kill the nuclear deal, international support for the sanctions that have brought Iran to the negotiating table will collapse, and the hardliners in Iran who want a nuclear bomb will be strengthened politically and emboldened to race for a bomb.

How Will the Mideast War End? Christian History May Provide a Clue

Jack Miles | Posted 01.10.2015 | World
Jack Miles

Just as Catholics and Protestants concluded in their Wars of Religion, Sunni and Shia have to exhaust one another before concluding that neither side can determine what their religion is to be.

You Won't Believe What This Solider Did Upon Returning From Iraq

Benjamin Buchholz | Posted 01.30.2012 | Books
Benjamin Buchholz

The impulse to write catalyzed on the second day of my military service in Iraq, when I responded to the death of a six-year-old girl.

Is This The New Cold War? | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

For three months, the Arab world has been awash in protests and demonstrations. It's being called an Arab Spring, harking back to the Prague Spring of...

From Bagram To Boulder: A Sergeant's Experience at CU-Boulder

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | ANDREA RAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Produced by HuffPost's Citizen Reporting Team If not for their slightly more erect posture, the pockets of young veterans at the University of Colora...