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All articles by Nicholas Blanford
Syrian war: It took time, but Russia was game-changer for Assad
Starvation in Madaya: How Hezbollah role in siege could hurt it in Lebanon
Christmas in Lebanon: Palestinian refugees extend hand to Syrians
Can bitter rivals, both sons of murdered fathers, move Lebanon forward?
To avenge or not? At funeral in Bekaa Valley, it's not really a question.
In Islamic State's global reach, new risks for jihadists – and the West
In Beirut bombing aftermath, many ask why IS didn't strike earlier
Syria talks: Has Russian intervention made situation more clear? (+video)
Could a Hezbollah offensive test Russia-Iran alliance in Syria?
Buoyed by Russia and Iran, Syria seeks to reclaim ground. But then what?
Syria in crisis: The main parties to the conflict
Is Syria's long war wearing down key Assad backer Hezbollah?
Syrian cease-fire: Another try at pragmatism in three besieged towns
Russia and Iran both propping up Assad. A balancing act?
Why Russia has boosted its military presence in Syria now
Lebanon's garbage crisis: Can activists move beyond trash to politics? (+video)
Did Saudis nab mastermind of 1996 terror attack on US forces?
In Syria border town, battle intensifies after mistrust sinks cease-fire
Syrian talks with rebels stumble on 'sectarian cleansing' allegations
Syrian war: As neighbors seek border enclaves, a de facto partition? (+video)
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Supreme Court blocks Clean Power Plan, but perhaps not its goals
What happened to Carly Fiorina's presidential hopes?
Intel chiefs find bright spots amid serious risks to US security
Can Congress rein in North Korea with sanctions, à la Iran?
Why some sympathize with Ferguson, despite Justice Department lawsuit
Trump, Sanders win in N.H. Democratic, Republican Parties lose.
Europe's churches find new spirit from unexpected source: Muslim refugees
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Does Australia's retreat from climate change research signal a global trend?
Australia redirects climate research funding: blow to science or boon for innovation?
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