America’s divide-and-rule strategy in the Middle East has backfired.
In the Middle East, U.S. Holds China at Risk
U.S. officials believe that China is vulnerable to its dependency on the region’s oil.
A Renewed Yemen Truce Is No Substitute for Justice
A halt to the fighting in Yemen would be welcome news. But it won’t last without addressing the warring parties’ crimes against civilians.
Saudi Arabia’s LIV Golf League Is ‘Sportswashing’ At Its Worst
But if the effort is designed to distract from the Saudi government’s worst abuses — or U.S. support from them — it may backfire.
The Limits of Saudi-Iranian Rapprochement
China brokered an agreement between rivals. Will it transform the Middle East?
Reflecting on Russia’s War Crimes in Ukraine, 20 Years After the U.S. Invaded Iraq
Washington has tried to replace international law with a vague “rules-based order” that seemingly only other countries can violate. Ukrainians and Iraqis deserve better.
Iraq, Ukraine, and a World Without Accountability
If the U.S. wants the ICC to prosecute Russia for its many crimes in Ukraine, Washington should join the court too — and receive its judgment.
Ukraine and the Lessons of the Iraq War
The call of the peace movement 20 years ago–invading troops out!–should be the call of the peace movement today.
20 Years On, What Did the Iraq War Truly Cost?
The war claimed more than lives and treasure — it claimed a future’s worth of lost opportunities. Now, younger generations are demanding them back.
What’s Behind Spain’s About-Face on Western Sahara?
Western Sahara’s former colonizer has shifted toward effectively recognizing Morocco’s illegal occupation of the territory.