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

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

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The Hopes for Peace and Palestinian Statehood Fade Away

Israel counts on the United States to shield it from criticism
January 6, 2017

Analysis: Understanding the UN Resolution on Israeli Settlements: What Are the Immediate Ramifications?

US abstention isolates Israel and Netanyahu
Barak Ravid
December 26, 2016

Crackdown in Turkey Threatens a Haven of Gender Equality Built by the Kurds

The West does not view the Kurds as terrorists
Rod Nordland
December 26, 2016

Erdogan: “No Doubt” Russian Envoy's Killer Linked to Gulen

Turkey’s president is on edge
December 21, 2016

In Turkey, a Capstone to a Violent Year; in Germany, a Realization of Fears

The attacks fuel hard-right policies
Tim Arango
December 20, 2016

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