America’s divide-and-rule strategy in the Middle East has backfired.
The Limits of Saudi-Iranian Rapprochement
China brokered an agreement between rivals. Will it transform the Middle East?
Facing Houthi Victory in Yemen, US Changes Tactics
U.S. officials are trying to preserve a truce that has reduced violence and created the possibility for a negotiated settlement to the war.
The Fateful Fist Bump
If you thought the polarization of politics in the United States was corrosive, brace yourself for the even more corrosive polarization of geopolitics.
Russia is increasingly becoming the Saudi Arabia of the north.
The Talented Mr. Bin Salman
The Saudi prince, like the Patricia Highsmith character, is a confidence man, serial killer, and all-around psychopath. The United States should stop enabling him.
America Rejoins the World?
It simply doesn’t make a lot of sense to entrust leadership to a country with a severe personality disorder.
Trump to the International Community: Drop Dead
Donald Trump has declared war on human rights — at home and abroad.
Starvation and Cholera in Yemen
War is taking Yemen back to the dark ages, with U.S. assistance.
America’s Yemen Policy is Creating More Terrorists
The United States is repeating with Yemen the same errors it made in Iraq.