Why Egypt’s constitutional referendum is a worrisome step toward authoritarianism.
From 'veto players' to 'emotions,' a state-of-the-art tour of the scholarship on civil wars and insurgencies.
What lessons do the success of Camp David and the failure of Oslo hold for America's nuclear deal with Iran?
Why the Middle East's identity conflicts go way beyond the Sunni-Shiite divide.
When Iran starts to look competent and responsible, you know you've got a problem.
Baghdad could be the key to unlocking the region's worst conflicts -- if only it could get its own house in order.
Obama's diplomatic solution might not stop Assad's war, but it's far better than what airstrikes would have accomplished.
Don't be fooled: The United States is already knee-deep in the Syrian quagmire, and the opportunity costs are disturbing.
The sectarian and political camps across the Arab world are violently divided on Syria. Could a U.S. bombing campaign bring them together?