Posts Tagged: middle East
Unification of the Middle East, though not a caliphate, would be ideal, but unity would be a step in the right direction.
Reese Erlich's new book on Syria combines on-the-ground reporting with an encyclopedic background in the region’s history.
Iraq today is George W. Bush’s nightmare and Osama bin Laden’s wet dream.
Watch for more "smart power."
The biggest disappointment of Obama's presidency, from an Arab perspective, was his lackluster support for Arabs revolting in Egypt and Syria.
To begin with, the United States should drop the demand for regime change in Syria.
Obama can stem the decline of U.S. influence in the Middle East, but only if he gives the people of the region a reason to want it.
Should President Obama hold Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah's hand like George W. Bush did?
Anti-democratic forces in both the United States and the Arab world are using widespread embassy protests to discredit the pro-democracy movement.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has proved willing to act independently of Washington, but he's not about to leave the fold.