May 15, 2018
Washington has already enabled Israel’s permanent occupation, and with the relocation of the American embassy to Jerusalem willingly given up a crucial leverage issue with the Israeli government.
April 27, 2018
The incoherence of Washington's Syria policy is a symptom of its failure to define a new role in the world.
April 9, 2018
Everything Trump does in Syria revolves around what’s good for Trump. And that’s bad for America.
May 8, 2018
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Foreign Affairs offer resources and analysis on the significance of the U.S. exit from the Iran nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of …
April 6, 2018
The arc of Egypt’s history is flat, and it bends toward autocracy.
March 26, 2018
Here is what the United States should do about it.
March 13, 2018
Authoritarians are on the rise around the world, but history shows they’re mostly helpless.
February 28, 2018
There’s a very familiar method to the administration’s apparent regional madness.
February 8, 2018
Turkey’s Islamist president is the first civilian with control over his country’s military—and you can tell by the results.
Years ago, Wanda Jablonski, the famous energy journalist and newsletter publisher, gave me an important piece of professional advice. Be careful how many conflicts you take on at one time.