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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Making up monsters to destroy. Damir Marusic reviews Robert Kagan’s The Jungle Grows Back.

The Saudi government’s global campaign to silence critics. Sarah Aziza reports on the growing number of people fleeing Saudi Arabia and the Saudi government’s efforts to intimidate and threaten them.

Despite denials, documents reveal U.S. training UAE forces for combat in Yemen. Nick Turse reports on new evidence of U.S. involvement in the war on Yemen that contradicts the official line from the Pentagon.

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Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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