October 5, 2018
Ethiopia’s new leader, Abiy Ahmed, is seeking aggressive reforms to put an end to discord and build on the country’s progress in recent decades, but a towering set of challenges threatens his agenda.
June 9, 2014
This article was originally published here on ForeignAffairs.com on Sunday, June 8, 2014.
“I wish I was like Nasser,” Egypt’s new president, the retired field marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told Egyp…
July 23, 2018
This article first appeared here on ForeignPolicy.com on July 5, 2018
A few summers ago, a Turkish military officer stopped me to chat after a lecture I gave at a conference in Washington. During …
July 1, 2018
This article was originally published in Foreign Affairs.
When it comes to political orientation, worldview, life experience, and temperament, the past three presidents of the United States could…
April 19, 2018
The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…
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.
January 23, 2018
With an election looming, the incumbent president arrests and disqualifies all possible opponents, one after another. Vladimir Putin? Yes, as we see in his treatment of Alexei Navalny. (The BBC tells…