middle east

Proxy wars in Middle East could create change, but also anxieties


By Abdulrahman Al Rayyis The Persians and Arabs have a brutal and bloody history of conflicts dating back to 2700 B.C. The current conflict between the Arabs and Persians is between Iran and Saudi Arabia in their ongoing struggle to dominate the Middle East through proxy wars. Many of these proxy wars resemble those of the

Why LC needs a Middle East Studies Program


By Caleb Diehl /// Editor-in-Chief Throughout this semester, faculty and students have been fighting to bring a Middle East Studies program to Lewis & Clark. Their plan calls for a Middle East Studies Symposium and a full-time Arabic language program. These essential proposals deserve funding from administrators and support from students. The Middle East symposium,