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


Tax Can End Africa’s Aid Dependency

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

Microloans Don’t Solve Poverty

The $60 billion industry may be over-hyped
Ben Casselman
December 31, 2015

China Backs Malawi’s Wildlife Crime Crusade

The campaign will increase awareness and improve information exchanges among enforcement agencies
Charles Mkoka
December 14, 2015

Coalition of the Unwilling: Merkel's Plan B Could Mean End of Schengen

Attempts to contain refugees may result in new bottlenecks for all travelers
Peter Müller, Ralf Neukirch and Andreas Ulrich
December 11, 2015

China to Build Naval Hub in Djibouti

The proposed port joins a US military base and marks a policy turnaround
Jeremy Page and Gordon Lubold
November 30, 2015