A Stalled Arab Spring

To change Middle East, disparate groups of protesters must coalesce around a shared vision
Dilip Hiro
August 4, 2011

Libyan Fallout: Does NATO Divide the Atlantic Partners? Part II

Expecting cherry-picking from NATO members, the US delegates security tasks to Europe
Tomas Valasek
May 12, 2011

Libyan Fallout: Does NATO Divide the Atlantic Partners? Part I

Varying contributions of NATO members in war with Libya reveal a glass half empty
Alistair Burnett
May 10, 2011

Guide to Reform the Middle East? Try East Asia

In North Africa and East Asia, former enemies can compromise and build new governments
Humphrey Hawksley
April 20, 2011

China’s Foreign-Policy Balancing Act – Part I

China, claiming an aversion to using force for international conflicts, hedges on Libya
Jonathan Fenby
April 13, 2011

Libya Exposes Fault Lines in the Mediterranean – Part II

In the volatile Middle East, successful intervention requires respect for Arab public opinion
Shashank Joshi
March 28, 2011


Africa’s Rising Middle Class – And Why It Matters

DIY firms, not multinationals, may be best poised to handle the continent’s diversity
Tom Jackson
February 25, 2016

Africa’s Success Story

Botswana has avoided the economic ills of its neighbors – until now
John Feffer
February 5, 2016

Opening a New Front Against ISIS in Libya

Intervention could rally extremists, destabilize neighbors and spur a new kind of Arab Spring
January 26, 2016

Al-Shabab Seizes African Union Base in Somalia

African Union strives to stabilize Somalia with 22,000 troops
January 15, 2016

Tax Can End Africa’s Aid Dependency

Activists seek reforms to reduce corruption and tax evasion
Benjamin Fox
December 24, 2015