Iran Deal Reached, Struggle For Acceptance Begins

Permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany crawl in reaching agreement on Iran’s nuclear program
Dilip Hiro
April 2, 2015

Countering the Islamic State Scourge

Sunni and Shia nations must unite to battle oppression and the Islamic State violence
Riaz Hassan
March 19, 2015

Identity Politics, Corruption, Insecurity: Brave New World

Arab Spring protests, Islamic State –extremists feed off narratives of injustice, elites punish reformers
John Githongo
March 10, 2015

Why the West Is Losing the Battle Against Radical Islam

The US and Europe fail to summon the courage to criticize Saudi Arabia or toxic Wahhabism
Azeem Ibrahim
February 26, 2015

History Without Borders

Asia Inside Out Project resists history’s attraction to national borders by studying shifts over five centuries
Peter C. Perdue
February 24, 2015

Alienated Muslim Youth Seek Purpose, Thrills in Joining Jihad

Youth confronting poverty, unemployment, social disdain grasp at extremists’ promises of a higher mission
Joji Sakurai
February 19, 2015

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Old Enemies Elect Aoun as Lebanon's President

Aoun, 81, is a Maronite Christian who has allied with Hezbollah
Tom Perry and Laila Bassam
October 31, 2016

Is a Better World Possible Without US Military Force?

Restraint in foreign intervention does not lead to safer world
Shadi Hamid
October 24, 2016

Battle for Mosul: Why Troops Reaching ISIS Stronghold Is a Delicate Balance

Governance challenges won't vanish with the Islamic State's defeat
Matt Bradley
October 21, 2016

Warming Russia-Turkey Relations Send a Chill Through Ukraine

Geopolitics of pipelines are shaking up Europe
Fred Weir
October 18, 2016

Yemen Isn’t Just a Proxy War Between Saudi Arabia and Iran

The United Nations has announced a 72-hour ceasefire
Laura Kasinof
October 18, 2016

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