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.
Why nobody in the Middle East deserves to be an FP Leading
Global Thinker this year.
What lessons do the success of Camp David and the failure of
Oslo hold for America's nuclear deal with Iran?
Why the administration is giving a free pass to Egypt's military regime.
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.
Does it even make sense for the Obama administration to push for democracy in the Arab world?
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?
Obama's been wise to not get involved in Syria. But now comes
the tricky part.
It’s time for Washington to cut Egypt loose.
How the Arab Spring turned out to be a win for al Qaeda.
How the Ryan Braun scandal explains Egyptian Revolution punditry.
Washington's policy toward Cairo is pretty spot on (except for a few things).
When anti-Americanism is this popular in Egypt, Washington
should stay as far away as it can.
Can the wealthy powerbrokers of the Persian Gulf create the Egypt they want?
Morsy is out. The military is in. But it doesn't look good for anyone.
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