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David Kenner

David Kenner is a journalist based in Beirut.

All ISIS Has Left Is Money. Lots of It.

Even without a physical state, the Islamic State can still fund its main product: political violence.


No Matter Who Wins the Syrian Civil War, Israel Loses

Assad is Iran’s most important Arab ally; his would-be successors are Sunni militias and jihadists. Netanyahu’s overtures to Putin can’t change that.