Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Turmoil in Iraq and Syria, along with political developments in Turkey, has created unprecedented opportunity for the Middle East's long-suffering Kurds.
Is it possible to export the liberal arts to places that restrict civil liberties?
Though it’s not certain Syrian President Assad was responsible for what looks like chemical-weapons attacks, his behavior seldom fails to disturb.
Egypt is a study in contrasts with a fundamentally peaceful people ruled by a military junta.
Syria President Assad seems intent on doing everything he can to alienate his allies and make us sympathetic to his often brutal opposition.
The vast majority of Egyptians killed since the coup have been unarmed protesters struck down with American-made weapons by soldiers transported in American-made vehicles provided by the American taxpayer.
If Tunisia’s ruling Ennahda party survives its current power struggle, it will be thanks to the Obama administration, not fellow Islamists.
If Muslim Brotherhood leaders think that this crisis is similar to others in their troubled history, they are badly mistaken.
Washington should refrain from its interventionist instincts and acknowledge that this is a fight for Egyptians.
A look at Egypt's constitutional declaration suggests that the road out of military dictatorship is fraught with peril.