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Middle East http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/380/all en Guest editorial: Not in our national interest http://addisonindependent.com/201411guest-editorial-not-our-national-interest <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Haviland Smith </div> </div> </div> <p><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26922">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411guest-editorial-not-our-national-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial CIA foreign policy Middle East Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:55:40 +0000 Zach Despart 26922 at http://addisonindependent.com Guest editorial: Middle East fuse is short http://addisonindependent.com/201210guest-editorial-middle-east-fuse-short <p> Normally, an armed attack on an American diplomatic installation abroad and the death of four American officials in that attack would evoke unanimity in our domestic political structure. This time in Libya it has not.</p> <p> But, wait, it&rsquo;s election time, and anything that either party can do between now and the November elections to humiliate or undermine the opposition is fair game for the politicos.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13654">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201210guest-editorial-middle-east-fuse-short" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Middle East Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:55:02 +0000 Addison Independent 13654 at http://addisonindependent.com Syria holds Ripton man in custody http://addisonindependent.com/201103syria-holds-ripton-man-custody <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andrea Suozzo </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; After a tense search, the family of Middlebury College student and Ripton native Pathik &ldquo;Tik&rdquo; Root has ascertained that he is &ldquo;safe and well,&rdquo; in the custody of Syrian authorities.</p> <p> The search for Tik Root has been on since shortly after March 18, when, according to his father, Tom, he likely went out to observe the protests that were happening in Damascus, where he was studying Arabic, and was picked up by the police.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7407">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201103syria-holds-ripton-man-custody" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Egypt Middle East Middlebury College Syria Tik Root Mon, 28 Mar 2011 18:00:27 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 7407 at http://addisonindependent.com College opens two new programs in Middle East http://addisonindependent.com/201103college-opens-two-new-programs-middle-east <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andrea Suozzo </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Middlebury College administration announced this month that it will launch two new schools in the Middle East in the coming years, bringing its total number of schools in the region to three.</p> <p> Middlebury launched a program in Alexandria, Egypt, in 2007. Students in that program were evacuated in late January in the face of growing unrest in the country. The two new programs are in Beer Sheva, Israel, and Amman, Jordan.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7396">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201103college-opens-two-new-programs-middle-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Middle East Middlebury College study abroad Mon, 28 Mar 2011 18:00:20 +0000 Andrew Stein 7396 at http://addisonindependent.com