July 22, 2019
As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. So it is with From the Potomac to the Euphrates. It has been a lot of fun during the last nine years, spanning I have lost count of how many…
June 12, 2019
The country can’t form a government, its peace process is permanently stalled—and things have never been better.
July 18, 2019
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and push toward a new frontier in space exploration, it is time to ensure women are equal partners in STEM and space.
May 22, 2019
Turkish democracy can't die, because it never lived.
May 6, 2019
Loving Dictators Is as American as Apple Pie
April 16, 2019
It’s time to hold Egypt accountable for the U.S. citizens it has unjustly victimized.
April 2, 2019
A few days before Turkey’s local elections, I wrote an article for Foreign Policy.com titled “Erdogan is Weak. And Invincible.” Well, at least the first part was accurate. The ruling Justice and Dev…
March 20, 2019
Is the Arab Spring back, as some protesters, activists, and analysts have declared? The uninspiring answer is a qualified maybe.
March 13, 2019
400 American troops can't accomplish anything.
February 25, 2019
The march to war against Iran is echoing the drumbeats of America's last major Middle Eastern invasion.