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The Rise and Fall of Middle-East Empires

The Rise and Fall of Middle-East Empires—Who’s Left Standing at the End? | Watchman Newscast

On today’s Watchman Newscast, with the ten-year anniversary of the so-called Arab Spring upon us, host Erick Stakelbeck breaks down the rise and fall of empires–and “wannabe” empires–in the Middle East over the past decade.

From the Muslim Brotherhood to ISIS to Iran to Turkey, rival powers have vied for regional dominance, with Russia and China looming large in the background. Where is it all heading and who will be left standing in the end?

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