For more than two decades, the Middle East fell easily into neat strategic pieces like a puzzle: A rock-solid peace treaty tied Egypt and Jordan to Israel; stable, pro-U.S. monarchies lined the length of the Persian Gulf oil channels; autocratic governments across North Africa seemed unshakable.
George W. Bush discusses his boisterous days at Yale—and a memorable showdown with his father
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Mainland scientists hope a new "suicide germ" will allay fears of dangerous mutations from genetically engineered micro-organisms (GEMs) released into the environment.