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The Story of Fadwa Suleiman, Coming to a theater near you?

Fadwa Suleiman is a Syrian actress equivalent to Jennifer Aniston. Yet Suleiman’s never starred–and surely never will star–in a role quite like the one she’s currently playing in real life. In the last two months, Suleiman has gone from celebrity to protester to revolutionary-freedom fighter, and finally to a fugitive disowned by her own family.…

Surprise Surprise: Saudi Prince Wants Nukes if Iran Gets Them

It’s not really a surprise. Pundits have been warning that this should be expected as the Middle East would become too unstable with a nuclear Iran. The Guardian reports: Prince Turki al-Faisal, a former Saudi intelligence chief and ambassador to Washington, warned senior Nato military officials that the existence of such a device “would compel Saudi…