From Torch to Tunis to El Alamein: Events 80 Years Ago Made the Modern Middle East
by Robert Satloff
80 years ago Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa, opened a second front against Nazi Germany. Today, it has proven equally important for establishing models for America's relationship to the Middle East.
Can Libya's Elections Lead to a Second Chance at Stability and Engagement with the World?
by Luiza Carter
The recent postponement of elections is another hurdle on Libya's path from post-dictatorship chaos toward potential democratic stability.
How WW II American Leaders in North Africa Learned to Disregard the Interests of Jews
by Michael Doran
Old fashioned anti-Semitism played a role, but the greater part had to do with a fear, justified or not, of provoking the Arabs.
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