Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Are we seeing the last of the world's dictators?
The Obama administration cast its first UN Security Council veto.
Just because U.S. influence is decreased in Egypt doesn't mean, ergo, Iran's is increased.
Turkey and Iran are poised to become the fulcrum of a new world order.
The Times's Broad and Sanger, along with ISIS's Albright, stoke the fires of Iran alarmism anew.
However irrational, Gaddafi was capable of both prescience and irony regarding his region's politics.
We should not repeat the mistake of Iraq. The United States -- or Europe -- should not send troops to Libya except as part of a UN peacekeeping mission.
As the current revolts in the Middle East demonstrate, the democracy-versus-stability debate rests on a false dichotomy.
A humble political scientist created the world's most widely used strategies for toppling authoritarian regimes.
Are we seeing a revolution in the Middle East or just a rebranding of military dictatorships?