July 23, 2018Pakistan
Ahead of national elections in Pakistan this week, allegations of pre-poll rigging, press intimidation, and the mainstreaming of militant groups are all cause for concern.
July 18, 2017Qatar
Well-fed lobbyists and think tank experts do battle over catered lunches—but it's not as sleazy as it sounds.
April 22, 2013
The Emir of Qatar is visiting the White House tomorrow, one of a series of Middle East leaders who are coming to town (next is the King of Jordan). I am willing to bet that a White House statement i…
December 17, 2012Israel
Palestinians have joked for years that West Bankers living under Fatah oppose Fatah, while those living in Gaza under Hamas rule oppose Hamas. Familiarity breeds contempt, it seems, or at least suppr…