Regions / Middle East & North Africa
With secular autocrats and rigid Islamists equally discredited in the Arab world, the space is wide open for progressive democrats to save the Arab spring.
Three ways rebellious young people are still reshaping the Middle East.
Though the attention it has attracted is undeniable, the impact the new constitution will actually have on Tunisia remains to be seen.
Being a woman in Iraq was difficult before the current conflict. The current wave of militarization threatens to make life even worse.
The march of the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham is marked by both savagery and the provision of social services.
Is either a true option for Muslims and, if so, which is preferable?
Five steps the U.S. can take in Iraq without going back to war.
Iraq today is George W. Bush’s nightmare and Osama bin Laden’s wet dream.
Terrorism leads to panicked over-reaction.
The U.S. government should be making it more difficult to sell weapons—at home as well as abroad.