June 12, 2019
The country can’t form a government, its peace process is permanently stalled—and things have never been better.
May 22, 2019
The country’s political system doesn't deserve the laments it’s recently received.
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 19, 2019
Khalifa Haftar’s march on the Libyan capital is a bid for control of a fragmented state. Backed by a set of powerful governments, he could carry on the fight for a long time.
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.
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 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 …