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 …
February 25, 2019
The march to war against Iran is echoing the drumbeats of America's last major Middle Eastern invasion.
February 13, 2019
Robert Lighthizer has been railing against China’s bad behavior for decades. Now, he has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make it stop.
What a late-night meal in Italy taught me about U.S. power in the Arab world.
January 31, 2019
The 7-foot center Enes Kanter has become a symbol of Turkey's never-ending purge—and a potential assassination target.
January 28, 2019
At least one of Israel’s occupations will be permanent, whether anyone else likes it or not.
January 9, 2019
Erdogan promises to finish America's fight against the Islamic State, but it's the Kurds that he's out to destroy.
December 21, 2018
The U.S. withdrawal from Syria removes the main obstacle to a Turkish campaign to eradicate Syrian Kurdish forces and could lead to a more dangerous phase of Syria’s civil war.