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

Obama Waits for Lawful Way to Fight Islamic State Terrorists

A maze of domestic and international law complicates how the US fights Islamic State terrorists
Harold Hongju Koh
September 4, 2014

Confronting Islamic State Group: Coalition of Rivals?

Sunni-Shia divide complicates US, UK uniting regional coalition to fight Islamic State terrorists
Shashank Joshi
September 2, 2014

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Battle for Aleppo: How Syria Became the New Global War

Syria is out of control, yet no major player supports partition
Riham Alkousaa, Benjamin Bidder, Christian Neef, Maximilian Popp, Gordon Repinski, Christoph Reuter, Mathieu von Rohr, Samiha Shafy and Holger Stark
October 12, 2016

Saudi Arabia and Terrorism Today

Saudis move slowly to contain internal extremism
Daniel L. Byman
October 7, 2016

US to Russia: Stop Aleppo Assault or Syria Talks End

Russia and Syria are accused of committing war crimes
September 30, 2016

Congress Overrides Obama on Bill Allowing 9/11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia

US officials anticipate unintended consequences
Joe Gould
September 30, 2016

Even Peace May Not Save Syria

With failing borders and hundreds of warring factions, Syria may be finished as a unified state
Robin Wright
September 20, 2016

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