The rhetoric Israel’s defenders have used to defend its assault on Gaza is a mirror image of that employed by apologists for Syria’s regime.
The Biden administration thought it could muddle through with the usual pro-Israel platitudes, but rising awareness of Israeli apartheid is making that impossible.
The years-long focus on the “peace process” has led governments to overlook the unbearable status quo in Israel-Palestine. That has to stop.
Netanyahu’s political troubles — and an arms industry eager to battle test new wares on Gazans — may help explain the latest escalation of violence.
The Kurdish enclave in Syria could be a model of democratic governance in an otherwise autocratic region.
As the “forever war” in Afghanistan draws to a close, a look at the prospects for shutting down the “forever prison” it helped fill.
Outsourcing migration control to authoritarian regimes has proven costly, insidious, and common for Global North governments.
Unforced errors have set back the Biden administration’s diplomacy with Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, and China.
The factors that drive displacement are often complex, but welcoming refugees isn’t.
Withdrawing several thousand U.S. troops from Afghanistan is just the tip of the iceberg.