September 22, 2005Iran
Much has been made in recent months of Iran’s role in Iraqi politics, particularly in the heavily Shiite southern provinces. Some Sunni Arab leaders have accused Iraq’s Shiite leadership of being dir…
October 29, 2019Islamic State
Al-Qaeda could benefit from the death of the Islamic State’s leader, potentially regaining its worldwide reach and influence.
November 1, 2019Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
April 11, 2019Sudan
The people of Sudan have earned the world’s admiration and respect. Their bravery, persistence, unity, and discipline have achieved what for so many years had seemed impossible - the end of Omar al-B…
February 1, 2008Defense and Security
Khalil Shikaki, a leading Palestinian political scientist in the West Bank, says the fall of the Gaza-Egypt barrier has boosted the popularity of Hamas.