June 20, 2014
Faysal Itani examines the jihadists’ threat to Iraq (and Syria).
Inside Iraqi Politics offers a roundup of what has been going on in Iraq while everyone else was paying attention to anything else.
October 26, 2018
The problem with the “energy weapon” is that it is notorious for backfiring. That fact couldn’t have rung truer than this week when it was reported that Germany, a major natural gas importer in Europ…
August 3, 2018
This week: Google planning a censored search engine for the Chinese market, taking down a cybercrime ring, Facebook removes "inauthentic accounts," and internet disruptions in Mali.
June 27, 2018
For two decades, Europe has followed the United States' lead and advocated for a “free and open” internet. The prevalence of online censorship and disinformation has severely tested that approach.
March 11, 2018
Seventy years after Israel's founding, at long last a member of the British royal family will visit there. The summer visit of the Duke of Cambridge, HRH Prince William, has been announced.
December 28, 2017
I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…
October 20, 2017
This week: United States v. Microsoft heads to the Supreme Court, Russian trolls, and the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield.
August 29, 2016
Municipal elections are scheduled for October 8th in the West Bank and Gaza. Hamas has reversed its previous position and is now participating, and may win--not as Hamas, per se, but by putting forth…
October 14, 2016
Tyler Falish is a student in Fordham University’s Graduate Program in International Political Economy & Development and a former intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program.
June 10, 2014
In this week’ s edition of The Weekly Standard, an article entitled "Dangerous Unity," I discuss the new Palestinian government. Here’s the basic argument:
The new PA government is a non-party, "t…