Posts By: Russ Wellen
The Islamic State has two advantages over the chaotic violence of Iraq and the murderous Assad regime in Syria: services and justice.
Those expecting the Iran nuclear deal to lead to regional security cooperation between the United States and Iran may be disappointed.
In the New Yorker, Dexter Filkins writes about Argentine prosecutor Albert Nisman's doomed attempts to prosecute the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina bombing.
Hamas fears recent attacks in Gaza may be the responsibility of militants affiliated with the Islamic State.
It was a foregone conclusion that Middle Eastern states would seek to adjust national boundaries set by the West.
Resentment towards Ralph Nader blinds us to what a good president he would have made.
Deficiencies in dealing with parliament and the judicial and education systems hobbled Solidarity and Poland.
The Iran nuclear deal has generated an abundance of extraordinary insights. Here’s a sampling.
A poll indicates that Saudi citizens seem to find the Islamic State’s repressiveness and barbarism less objectionable than the House of Saud’s corruption.
President Obama pledges to use his power of veto should Congress reject the freshly minted Iran nuclear deal.