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January 3, 2014

Lebanon
Lebanese Hezbollah supporters gesture as they march during a religious procession to mark Ashura in Beirut Hezbollah

Hezbollah’s long-standing resistance to Israel gained this Lebanon-based Shiite political party and militant group broad support, but its involvement in Syria’s civil war may jeopardize its domestic …

October 10, 2014

Yemen
WR10102014_2 Weekend Reading: Houthi Rebels, Orthodox Intelligence, and Combative Kurdish Women

Abdul-Ghani Al-Iryani finds that Yemen is becoming polarized between the Shia Houthi rebels and the Sunni Islah Islamist party. J. J. Goldberg looks at the rising influence of the right in Israel’s …

March 18, 2014

Turkey
Turkish Leader Still Standing

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has weathered public protests, a corruption scandal, and mounting political pressure in the past year, and is likely to tighten his grip on power, says CFR’s Steve…

August 4, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
Free Syrian Army fighters smoke waterpipes near the Menagh military airport, in Aleppo's countryside January 25, 2013 (Hassano/Courtesy Reuters).. Voices From Syria

"Ramadan used to be a time for me to read the Quran, pray and help people with charity but now we are fighting just to get bread, food and enough money to live ourselves," –Abu Marwan, a 50-year-old …

December 20, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
 Militiaman from the Ansar Dine Islamic detain men in northeastern Mali 18/06/2012. Racism Obstructs Extremism in Mali

In Nigeria, it is often said that the Arab racism inoculates the Sahel against al-Qaeda. Now, there is a credible report of black African defections from al-Qaeda linked groups in northern Mali. Hich…

December 17, 2012

Egypt
RTR36RXR cropped Are Egypt’s Officers Muslim Brothers?

Over the last three weeks as Egypt lurched through yet another political crisis, a variety of observers have wondered what the military might do as Egyptians have faced off against each other over Pr…

June 21, 2012

United States
Protesters chant slogans against the military council at Tahrir Square in Cairo on June 20, 2012 (Asmaa Waguih/Courtesy Reuters). Egypt’s Election Turmoil, Saudi Succession Challenges, Failed Iranian Nuclear Talks, and Syria’s Deadly Stalemate

Significant Middle East Developments Egypt. Egyptian election officials announced yesterday that they were postponing the announcement of the country’s presidential runoff, plunging the country into…

September 25, 2006

Pakistan
A Conversation with Pervez Musharraf

Watch Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf discuss his new memoir, terrorism, and U.S.-Pakistan relations.

September 25, 2006

Pakistan
Pervez Musharraf

6:30 – 7:00 p.m.Reception7:00 – 7:55 p.m.Meeting7:55 – 8:15 p.m.Reception and Book Signing*Please note special time.*

September 27, 2006

Iraq
Iraq: The Way Forward - Reporting Iraq: Perspectives from Two American Journalists

Watch James Fallows of The Atlantic Monthly and Rajiv Chandrasekaran of The Washington Post discuss their new books and the current situation in Iraq.