June 30, 2017Egypt
Reading selection for the weekend of June 30, 2017.
January 5, 2017Israel
What happens when UN Security Council resolutions are ignored? That depends, really—on whether you are any of 192 other members of the United Nations, or are Israel. Defenders of Israel often clai…
October 28, 2016Yemen
Reading selections for the weekend of October 28, 2016.
July 12, 2016Islamic State
Even as Iraqi special forces and Shia militias roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State, Baghdad has done little to address the underlying causes of Sunni militancy.
December 15, 2015Iran
It is rare for the prime minister of any country to call its government “worthless,” but Prime Minister Tammam Salam of Lebanon just did. For 19 months Lebanon has been unable to elect a president, a…