Regions / Egypt
A winning (losing) formula would look something like: Rush headlong into new conflicts. Create failed states. Prop up dictatorships. Alienate the public. Sound familiar?
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
Washington wants to loosen its human rights aid restrictions even as Egyptian security forces killed 500 people in their custody last year.
On foreign policy, the Vermont independent's "political revolution" hasn't done much to distinguish itself from Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama.
The U.S. military has built an extensive archipelago of African outposts, transforming the continent into a laboratory for a new kind of war.
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"
Saudi Arabia's ongoing war in Yemen does more to highlight the kingdom's isolation than its power.
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
The Yemen war is a variation on an old theme, where despotic regimes in the Middle East call on the United States to do their dirty work.
Blogging from Istanbul, American Shadid King Bolsen incites Islamist extremist violence in Egypt.