April 16, 2019
It’s time to hold Egypt accountable for the U.S. citizens it has unjustly victimized.
April 12, 2019
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu campaigned on his tough diplomacy and his relationship with U.S. President Donald J. Trump. What happens now for the Palestinian peace process?
April 8, 2019
Turkey’s president has rarely been so unpopular. He’s likely to dominate this week’s local elections anyway.
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
The Middle East’s latest protests seem like the Arab Spring all over again. That’s no reason for optimism.
Is the Arab Spring back, as some protesters, activists, and analysts have declared? The uninspiring answer is a qualified maybe.
March 13, 2019
If the president wants to withdraw from Syria, he might as well just withdraw.
400 American troops can't accomplish anything.
February 28, 2019
Algerians are protesting in large numbers over moves to maintain ailing longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika in power. The ruling elite faces a test of legitimacy that could spark unrest in a region …
April 5, 2019
This Week in Review: Google scraps AI board; former U.S. intelligence officials involved in UAE hack; U.S.-China trade talks focus on digital trade; and Facebook calls for new regulations.