Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a meeting on November 14, 2017, in Riyadh. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Strongmen Are Weaker Than They Look

Authoritarians are on the rise around the world, but history shows they’re mostly helpless.


Does Algeria Still Have Time to Turn It Around?

The oil money is running out, the pressures are mounting, and the government's new development plan is looking doubtful.

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In Morocco, a New Kind of Bedouin Businessman

Morocco showcases its tribal traditions and art -- and looks to attract investment -- amid U.N. tensions over the disputed Western Sahara.


Interpreter of Malice

A half-century after he diagnosed postcolonial aggression, Frantz Fanon may shed light on the violence afflicting Europe today.