“You Turned Your Back on the Egyptians”Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s top general, has stern words for the United States.
Our Stifling Strategy for SyriaAmerica’s approach to the war-torn country lacks creativity, initiative, and almost any international leadership.
The Hubbub Over HezbollahWhy did it take Europe 30 years to call the movement a terrorist organization?
Is Egypt’s Revolution Over?It was always going to be hard. Now the window for democracy is closing fast.
“If You Work Together, You Start Understanding Each Other”An interview with Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett.
You Know What’s Cool? A BILLION Yuan.The Chinese answer to The Social Network is a massive, pro-copyright infringement smash.
Turkish TearsHow tear gas united Turkey’s opposition against an increasingly authoritarian government.
Egypt From the InsideAn interview with Emad Abdel Ghafour, the leader of the new Egyptian Salafist party Watan.
Lost in EgyptPresident Obama has no influence with Egypt’s generals. It’s time the administration admits it—and speaks a language the generals understand.
“The Army Is on the Edge”Mohamed ElBaradei calls for reconciliation before the violence in Egypt’s streets spirals out of control.
The Reckless AgitatorGen. Sisi is willing to plunge Egypt into chaos for his own personal power and legitimacy.
Street Protests Are the Easy PartIn Brazil, Egypt, and Turkey, it will be much harder to turn those marches and rallies into genuine change.
Egypt’s Reluctant RulersThe country’s generals didn’t want to oust Morsi. They just want someone who can keep Egypt stable—and guarantee their perks and privileges.
A House DividedWhy the students at one prominent South African university, once a model of racial harmony, chose to resegregate.
“We Can't Let the Iranian Regime Play This Game”An interview with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Bubba in the Holy LandIn Israel, Bill Clinton turns wistful talking about his greatest regrets and his hopes for the future.
IstanbullyIs protest-crushing Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan no longer the world’s most effective dictator?
“We Are Workers by Day and Resisters by Night”A first-person account from inside Turkey’s massive uprising.
Emperor ErdoganTurkey’s prime minister is a popular, democratically elected leader—who rules with the back of his hand.
Mandarin GraffitiA Chinese teenager defaced the Luxor Temple. That’s bad, but scribbling on Egyptian antiquity is as old as tourism itself.