US Election and the World – Part II

Despite potential for positive change, the Middle East is wary – even fearful – of Bush's second term
Rami G. Khouri
November 10, 2004

UN Efforts in Iraq No Walk in the Park

Unlike the UN's experience in Cambodia, continuing violence and a weak government pose huge challenges to election preparations in Iraq
Benny Widyono
August 5, 2004

Gulf Security in a Globalizing World: Going beyond US Hegemony

To avoid repeating history, the US should adopt a multilateral approach and address the domestic issues at the heart of the region’s instability
Michael Kraig
June 29, 2004

Terrorists and Their Tools - Part I

Suicide bombings driven more by politics than religious zeal
Riaz Hassan
April 23, 2004

US Nation-Building Abroad – Part III

Afghanistan unlikely to meet Washington's September elections deadline
Ahmed Rashid
June 1, 2004

US Nation-Building Abroad – Part II

Iraqi abuse revelations deepen distrust of US
Fawaz A. Gerges
May 28, 2004


Analysis: Saudis Have Few Options as They Push Tougher Foreign Policy

Saudis may be furious over the Iran deal, but rely on US security
Angus McDowall
December 3, 2013

Turkey Seeks to Lock in Long-Term Security

Sensing US lost interest, Turkey rapidly builds new foreign ties
Soner Cagaptay
November 18, 2013

Saudis Bemoan Soaring Labor Costs After Migrant Exodus

Legal workers demand higher wages
November 11, 2013

Polio Outbreak in Northeast Syria Risks Spreading, WHO Says

UN and health care groups call for ceasefire to allow immunizations
Stephanie Nebehay
October 30, 2013

Human Rights Groups: Drone Strikes Kill More Civilians Than US Admits

Casualties may not be rare
Craig Whitlock
October 22, 2013