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

Four Years After, Tunisia Remains the Arab Spring’s Lone Success Story

Tunisia succeeded where Libya, Egypt, Syria failed – with compromise, avoidance of sectarian politics, and no external meddling
Chris Miller
February 5, 2015

Clouds Over Charities for Refugees in Islamic Countries

Governments seek aid for refugees, but want to prevent charitable donations from slipping into extremists' hands
Susan Froetschel
December 18, 2014

Iran’s Nuclear Smuggling Legacy: Finders Keepers?

In sorting through Iran’s nuclear supplies, P5+1 must decide how to handle illegally gained materials and equipment
Leonard S. Spector
November 18, 2014

Lessons From Versailles for Today’s Middle East

Discontent and chaos in the Middle East are rooted in treaties drafted at the close of World War I
Marc Grossman and Simon Henderson
October 22, 2014

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Blame Game Starts as Aleppo's Rebels Fall

The war is not over and fighters will continue to oppose the Syrian regime
Jeremy Bowen
December 14, 2016

Syrian Rebels in Secret Talks With Moscow to End Aleppo Fighting

Such talks, if underway, sideline the United States
Erika Solomon and Geoff Dyer
December 2, 2016

UN: Aleppo Risks Becoming Giant Graveyard

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting, but threat of Russian veto prevents action
December 1, 2016

Divisions Within Afghanistan’s Government Reach New Crisis Point

The government confronts instability and US leadership transition
Pamela Constable
December 1, 2016

President Erdogan: I Will Open Gates for Migrants to Enter Europe if EU Blocks Membership Talks

Refugees have become a pawn for governments
Caroline Mortimer
November 30, 2016

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