Russia’s Empire Strikes BackVladimir Putin’s empire-building has little to do with Russia’s interests. It’s all about what’s good for him and his cronies.
The Other 9/11Before the 2001 terrorist attacks, Chile experienced its own Sept. 11 tragedy. Forty years later, Chileans are still divided over the legacy of that day.
From Russia, with RadiationKazakhstan’s steppe was ground zero for the Soviet Union’s atomic bomb. What does a nuclear wasteland look like? Wyoming.
America’s True Ally in EgyptThe United States should stand up for democracy, not the players on the ground.
A Loss of FaithAs Egypt erupts, the country’s Christians are being targeted and their churches reduced to rubble. Who is to blame?
Everything Was PossibleTwo years ago, as Egyptians, we had incredible dreams for our country’s future. How did it come to this?
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.
10 Reasons U.S. Influence Has Fallen in the Middle EastAnd the United States appears to be a blundering and dangerous giant.
The Real Problem With Obama’s Syria PolicyThe president fails to understand how his words are interpreted around the world.
Can an American Sex Toy Magnate Persuade Pakistanis to Use a Condom?Phil Harvey will certainly try, even if it means making people blush.
The World Won’t Wait for ObamaThe Middle East’s autocrats are taking every inch President Obama gives them.
“The Terrorism Is Starting”Egypt is tearing itself apart, as both sides view themselves as victims in the fight of their life.
“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.