June 14, 2019
The Trump administration's pressure on Iran has created an opening for diplomacy.
June 12, 2019
The country can’t form a government, its peace process is permanently stalled—and things have never been better.
May 6, 2019
Trump has embraced yet another strongman, this time in Libya. But it’s not just a personal failing—it’s a national tradition.
April 18, 2019
It is time for a paradigm shift in how we think about the Middle East.
March 20, 2019
The Middle East’s latest protests seem like the Arab Spring all over again. That’s no reason for optimism.
March 13, 2019
If the president wants to withdraw from Syria, he might as well just withdraw.
February 25, 2019
The march to war against Iran is echoing the drumbeats of America's last major Middle Eastern invasion.
February 15, 2019
Forty years of finessing Taiwan’s status may be coming to a dangerous end.
February 13, 2019
What a late-night meal in Italy taught me about U.S. power in the Arab world.
February 8, 2019
Although the global rate of extreme poverty is at a historic low, the pace of poverty reduction is slowing and the World Bank estimates that more than 700 million people still live on less than $1.90…