April 22, 2019
Iran appears increasingly boxed in by intensifying U.S. sanctions, the latest of which will effectively cut it off from its main oil customers.
April 19, 2019
Khalifa Haftar’s march on the Libyan capital is a bid for control of a fragmented state. Backed by a set of powerful governments, he could carry on the fight for a long time.
April 18, 2019
It is time for a paradigm shift in how we think about the Middle East.
April 12, 2019
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu campaigned on his tough diplomacy and his relationship with U.S. President Donald J. Trump. What happens now for the Palestinian peace process?
March 13, 2019
If the president wants to withdraw from Syria, he might as well just withdraw.
February 28, 2019
Algerians are protesting in large numbers over moves to maintain ailing longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika in power. The ruling elite faces a test of legitimacy that could spark unrest in a region …
February 13, 2019
What a late-night meal in Italy taught me about U.S. power in the Arab world.
February 25, 2019
The march to war against Iran is echoing the drumbeats of America's last major Middle Eastern invasion.
February 11, 2019
Since the shah’s ouster in February 1979, Iran’s Islamic regime has been propelled by Ayatollah Khomeini’s revolutionary vision and underpinned by its animus toward the United States.
January 31, 2019
Trump must not play security card in China trade war.