December 5, 2012Egypt
Those who wish to remain optimistic about political developments in Egypt must today contend with a most ridiculous yet still serious development. The new Prosecutor General, Talaat Ibrahim Abdallah…
July 18, 2012Human Rights
Having undermined democracy in Honduras in 2009 and watched democracy disappear in Nicaragua as the Sandinistas regained power in 2011, it is perhaps not surprising that the Obama administration appe…
July 13, 2006Palestinian Territories
From his exile in Syria, Khaled Meshal, the top ranked member of Hamas, exercises leadership and serves as the group’s diplomatic envoy.
July 18, 2017Qatar
Well-fed lobbyists and think tank experts do battle over catered lunches—but it's not as sleazy as it sounds.
June 2, 2017Middle East and North Africa
June 1, 2017—More than half a decade after people across the Middle East poured into the streets to demand change, hopes for democracy in the region have all but disappeared in a maelstrom of violenc…