June 7, 2007Middle East and North Africa
Jawad I. Ali, a lawyer who helps corporations structure sharia-compliant finance deals, discusses the boom in Islamic banking and the industry’s future.
March 7, 2019Women and Women's Rights
International Women’s Day affords an opportunity to reflect on the victories and ongoing struggles faced by women around the world. This year, there is much to celebrate—particularly in the realm of …
February 25, 2019Iran
The march to war against Iran is echoing the drumbeats of America's last major Middle Eastern invasion.
January 7, 2019Togo
The past few months have not been comforting for advocates of dynastic succession in Africa. In Togo and Gabon, favorite sons have become focal points for popular frustration.
January 15, 2016Iraq
Reading selections for the weekend of January 15, 2016.
April 10, 2015China
Ariella Rotenberg is a research associate for U.S. Foreign Policy, and Peng Di is an intern for Global Health Governance at the Council on Foreign Relations. Private sector actors in China, first an…