Ed Husain reviews Imran Khan's Pakistan.
Ed Husain reviews Imran Khan's Pakistan.
Elliott Abrams discusses the Castro regime's prisoner release, in which USAID contractor Alan Gross was not included.
Elliott Abrams examines whether anti-Semitic material is returning to the mainstream media, and who will now protest this development.
Ed Husain states that the Muslim Brotherhood is far removed from al-Qaeda and the supporters of violent jihad, and its rise in Egypt should not be feared.
Ahmed Rashid argues that sectarian bloodshed is employed in Afghanistan and Egypt as a tool to thwart democracy and diplomacy.
Malise Ruthven argues that Hamid Dabashi's book, Shi'ism: A Religion of Protest, performs a vital cultural and political service by emancipating Shiism from its use by Iran.
Pol Gradaigh explains why Egyptian parties are cautious of the term "secular," opting instead to define themselves as a "civic" state against Islamist ideology.
Robin Wright argues that Islam is emerging as an equally potent force as democracy in defining the new order in the Middle East.
Elliott Abrams and Dwight Bashir lead a conversation on the Iranian regime's persecution of members of the Baha'i faith.
Raj Bhala, associate dean for international and comparative law and Rice distinguished professor at University of Kansas School of Law, discusses "Understanding Sharia: From Caliphate to Current Day."
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From sharia law to reestablishing banks, Mark Urban questions what the rise of political Islam will mean for citizens of Northern Africa.
Sharia, or Islamic law, is increasingly in the spotlight as its political and economic role expands in the Muslim world and even in the West.
Yasmine El Rashidi examines why many Egyptians consider the violence surrounding the "Bloody Sunday" Coptic march as a dark turning point in the country's bid to build an inclusive democratic society.
The weekend's military crackdown on Coptic Christian demonstrations in Cairo underscores Egypt's sectarian problems, the entrenched power of the military, and the weakness of the country's economy.
Theo Padnos explains how the Assad regime exacerbated the Alawi-Sunni rivalry, bringing the country to the brink of today's sectarian war.
To understand the Brotherhood's prospects in Egypt's upcoming elections, one has to understand the organization itself.
A decade after 9/11, U.S. Muslims grapple with their place in American society in the face of concerns about homegrown terrorism and questions by non-Muslims over the threat they might pose.
Daniel Senor states, "New York's special congressional election on Tuesday was the first electoral outcome directly affected by President Obama's Israel policy."
Ed Husain says that a decade after the 9/11 attacks on the United States, the need for Islam to come to terms with modernity is greater than ever.
Williams argues that the status quo for peace operations in untenable and that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Ashley's War tells the poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers in Afghanistan. More
Smith's insightful book explores the policy issues testing the Japanese government as it tries to navigate its relationship with an advancing China. More
This revolutionary new look at volatility and crisis in oil markets explores the conditions in which oil supply fears arise, gain popularity, and eventually wane. More
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